One cool thing about having a real-life blogger buddy is that you get to geek out together and do lame things like go places with the sole intention of taking photographs.
Do you see that factory behind the boat with the smoke coming out of it? Supposedly it was the inspiration for Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Dahl was stationed in Dar es Salaam, where he commanded a group of local soldiers to fight against the Germans in World War II (The Germans had also occupied many parts of East Africa). Kinda random.
Cho busted out some reflectors she hadn’t really used before. She’s using a silver one in the pic below and a gold one in the pic below that. (If you can’t already tell by the huge reflections in my sunglasses… haha. I couldn’t figure out how to edit that out.) They kind of make the pictures look like I was photoshopped into them. The one we took without the reflectors in the same spot was just a massive shadow. Still, we should probably google some reflector tutorial before we try this again.