The Saloon by Kamau Patrick
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The Saloon

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July 19, 2017 - 6:34am

Uploaded on Jul 18, 2017

In pre-colonial Kenya a story is told of a saloon built at the heart of an infamous town “Death City” in the Eastern Frontier District. The small town was inhabited by a group of outlaws who committed serious war crimes during the Great War of Liberty of 1871 and fled East of Mt. Kirinyaga (now Mt. Kenya). We set out to photograph a few of the remaining 5th Generation descendants who still own and control the secret saloon.

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7 Comments

Rex Jones's picture

Awesome story! AWESOME SHOT!!! I absolutely love the atmosphere in this image. So cool!!!

Kamau Patrick's picture

Thanks friend!

Joost van Baars's picture

Love it! Except for the slightly tilted horizon, but that's easily fixed.
Great scene and lighting!

Kamau Patrick's picture

Thanks man, well noted! will work on that :)

Bill Larkin's picture

Very well done.

Kamau Patrick's picture

I'm glad you liked it :)

Erskine Isaac's picture

I really like this photograph. Well done.