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Hometown: Adelaid, Australia

Education: Degree in Social Sciences 

Occupation: Photographer, writer, jewelry designer

Expeditions: 30 years of exploring Africa, covering 27,000 miles in 40 countries with Carol Beckwith

Favorite Place to Be: Himba camp of healers in the Namib Desert, Namibia 

Best Discovery: Dinka cattle camp in the Nile swamplands filled with 2,000 head of cattle with long lyre-shaped horns in Southern Sudan 

Favorite Items in the Field: Polaroid camera for giving gifts of images, drawing pad, journal for recording experiences, clean water 

Personal Heroes: Kathy Eldon, Founder of Creative Visions; Katjambia, renowned Himba healer; Salbastiao Salgado, photographer of the plight of world peoples; and Nelson Mandela 

Hobbies: The same as my life passions

Books: Faces of Africa; Passages: Photographs in Africa; African Ceremonies; African Ark; Nomads of Niger; and others

Website: www.africanceremonies.com

Advice: All things are possible, follow your dreams, realize your vision.