Field in Focus

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” - Buddha

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I was born and raised within the territory of the Masaii Mara of Kenya East Africa, and since childhood I feel that I have been blessed to have had an opportunity to develop a deep understanding of community of culture. This website is designed to showcase some of the photography and film that both my Father and myself created through 2 generations to share with the world, and some examples of my artwork that has been a passion of mine since I can remember.

My photographic collections exhibited on this website are the culmination of my travels is Tibet, Jordan, Ethiopia. Much of my work involved field research as an anthropologist/photographer/film maker including a study into the culture and plight of survival of the yak skin coracle boat makers of the Kyichu River Tibet. During this research trip I also worked for The Tibetan Information Network in a campaign for human rights issues in Tibet. My research carried on further to Ethiopia, identifying the primary subsistence of groups/gangs of street children as urban hunter-gatherers. I was later invited to Jordan to live with the Bedouin in the cave city of Petra as an artist and as a guest of the Jordan Badia Research and Development Program in the northern Badia region as a photographer. I lived in Jamaica for 11 years and I am now living most of the time in West Wales where I raised a family of 3 beautiful children, Lee, Rosey and Natasha who has given me a wonderful grandson called Jack.

I hope you enjoy!

Layla (Clare Littleton)

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”
Vincent van Gogh

I honor the place in you which is of Love, of Truth, of Light, of Peace, when you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, then we are One.

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