Alison M. Jones Photography: Newsletters & Essays

On Photography:

“Following Rivers” Exhibit
A photo exhibit by Alison M. Jones for No Water No Life® opens at the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, March 2015

Lecture on African Women – As Guest Speaker, Alison will share her portraits and observations during the 55th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Photographing Suffering – With Dignity, an essay on the art of renowned documentary photographer Sebastiao Salgado

From Nature to Journalistic Photography – To catch the essence of a destination, one must at times change lenses and styles.

On Women:

March 8 is International Women’s Day 2012 – News about the Global Peace Initiative of Women and developments benefiting women in Kenya and the Maasai Mara.

Global Peace Initiative of Women – Notes from the meeting at UNEP World Headquarters in Nairobi, March 2, 2012

Photographing Women – An essay Alison wrote for a “Women’s World” exhibit in Stamford CT and Far Hills NJ.

On Ecology:

Save Lions – Support African People and Wildlife Fund (APW)
East Africa’s lion population dropped from 200,000 to 30,000 over two decades.…

Earth Day, 2008 – Proceeds from sales of photos will go to No Water No Life, a nonprofit project raising awareness of freshwater availability, usage and quality.

No Water, No Life (1/07) – Africa’s lakes and rivers do not provide enough clean water today to quench its thirst.

On Travel:

Koiyaki Wilderness Guiding School (6/06) – In 2004, friends in Kenya outlined their vision to train Maasai as wilderness guides, simultaneously creating local income opportunities and conservation awareness.

Croatia, “Where all Dogs Wag their Tails Now” (8/05) – Alison’s travel photo essay

On the Dalmatian Coast (8/05) – Alison’s travel photo essay

Patagonia (7/03) – Alison’s travel photo essay

Argentina (1/03) – Alison’s travel photo essay

East Africa (9/03) – News of the Mara Conservancy, volcanoes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Longenot, Lake Turkana and the Chalbi Desert

Climbing Kilimanjaro (8/03) – Alison’s account of climbing to the top to raise funds for the Mara Conservancy

Kili Photo Gallery – On the summit and after the climb
Kili Journal Entries: Pre-climb Training · Ascent Day
Post-climb Thoughts · Climbers’ Advice

Southern African Odyssey (5/03) – The Bazaruto Archipelago of Mozambique, the Okavango Delta in Botswana, and Namibia’s Skeleton Coast and Sossusvlei Dunes

On Nonprofits:

Monarchs & Mountains (2005) – The Mexican Michoacan mountains, winter habitat of monarch butterflies, are finally receiving more protection, partly as a result of the LightHawk documentary flights Alison was on the previous winter.

More Nonprofits: NGOs