During scores of trips to Haiti, Maggie Steber decided she had to find the country’s quiet moments. A new Web site showcases her 25-year search for beauty there.
To much of the outside world, the image of Haiti — when it pops up at all — is one of catastrophes, both natural and man-made. Violence, grinding poverty, flood, earthquakes all leave a lingering image of a benighted nation bereft of tender moments.
Maggie Steber thinks that’s nonsense — and she has the pictures to prove it.