Elisabeth Sunday

Elisabeth Sunday (born 1958) is an African American fine art photographer known for her powerful black and white portraits of original peoples in Africa and her Mystics and Healers portraits from SoutheastAsia and Micronesia. She developed a technique called Field Mirror Photography and is the only person in the world who makes this type of imagery. She spent 26 years traveling to Africa and living with remote peoples including the Tuareg of the Sahara Desert in Mali, the Akan fishermen of Ghana, and the Koro Warriors in the Omo Valley of Ethiopia. She also lived with the Efe people of the Ituri Rain Forest and the !Kung San (Bushmen) of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana, and photographed the Turkana in Kenya among many other places.