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A coastal woman, segregated and in purdah, dressed in simple Islamic robes. Kenya's renowned photojournalist Mohamed Amin, also known as 'Six Camera Mo' was best known as a great frontline photojournalist, but he spent more time documenting Africa's beauty, culture, people and leaders than anything else. Mo managed to use his cameras for more than a generation to bring Africa’s most powerful stories into world view.

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  • Title: A coastal woman in purdah
  • Creator: Mohamed Amin
  • Date Created: 1974
  • Location Created: Lamu, Kenya
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Mohamed Amin / Camerapix

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