Article and pictures by Phillip “Doc” Figdore. PLAIT. Dictionaries define it as “a single length of hair, straw, rope or other material made up of three or more interfaced strands” (Oxford Languages) with a typical example being “Joanne parted her hair, and then began to … Continue readingPlaiting – Long Island Bahamas
By Duke Wells – Founder, Creative Director & Lead Photographer With our 50th anniversary social media campaign, we’ve seen a lot of congratulations and tribute to the incredible people we’ve been featuring. While we appreciate all the comments and support, I thought I’d take a … Continue readingPaying Tribute to the Unsung Heroes of the Bahamian Project.
Laurin and Susan Knowles walking to their beloved home in Mangrove Bush after watching kids learn how to sail from the dock by their house on the Queen’s Highway. His straw hat is legendary. Laurin was a master Long Island boat builder and sailor, and … Continue readingA Long Island Legend
Written by Bianca Major Photography by Ana-Lisa Wells It’s officially summer, and the sweet Long Island Breeze ever so slightly rustles the trees and calms the senses, like a sweet cup of lemonade. With a Long Island welcome and camera in hand Lisa sets off … Continue readingFarming In Long Island
Written by Phillip Figdore, aka Doc FigPhotography by Donald Knowles, and Phillip Figdore Bag after bag of frozen fish was being removed from a large panel truck at Constantakis’s fish house in Pettys, Long Island. We had just come from interviewing Yan Turnquest, a local … Continue readingFishing On Long Island
Born August 1936, Captain Paul Cecil Aranha is a veteran of The Bahamas aviation industry, a history buff, and a true-true Bahamian with a full, well-storied life and career. We met him at his home in Lyford Cay to photograph him for The Bahamian Project. … Continue readingIsland Airman – Paul Aranha