Shea Nuts

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Jeffrey Botkin

Shea nuts in the courtyard of this hut complex are pounded and made into shea butter. Shea butter is a common product in rural Africa used for a variety of purposes including cooking and cosmetics. This image is a high dynamic range image made by digitally combining 3 images at various exposures to create a painterly effect.

Location: Kpendua, Ghana, West Africa


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