Photography

If Nostalgia Were Coloured Brown

You know what? We can’t describe this series any better than Nakeya Brown does herself! “”If Nostalgia Were Coloured Brown” utilizes objects associated with home life and beautification processes as building blocks in constructing identity and black feminine …

Serengeti & Ngorongoro

We have to share these beautiful pictures of Serengeti & Ngorongoro, national park and conservation areas respectively, in Tanzania. This looks like where Disney’s The Lion King would have been shot, if it wasn’t a cartoon. Beautiful! Via Miss …

Willyverse

It’s always a pleasure to see professional photographers capture images just because. Willyverse does this a lot, and shows an inspiring minimalist style – using colours, composition and simplicity to just make something pop; to just make you give the …

Europe in the Eyes of Africa

Ghanian artist, Serge Attukwei Clottey, once again brings us art with a message. We love how he uses photography, installation and performance art to talk about the his Ghanaian culture, the environment and social issues. These are the focus of …

In/Visibility

Patrick Gries talks about the deep and important issue of albinism using his photographs of Albinos in Tanzania. (Tanzania has a higher than average number of Albinos, for some reason). Albinism is characterized by a partial or complete lack of …

Namibia – Dunes and the Dead Marsh

Lee Litumbe, talks about her epic trip to Namibia on her beautiful travel blog, Spirited Pursuit. She was inspired to see Namibia by her mother’s earlier trip and stories about the beautiful and surreal desert. Honestly, reading Lee’s …

Pagans

In this series, Jim Chuchu imagines what African deities, in the past or future, look like. He imagines their rites and rituals, and represents them in through these beautiful images. Via African Digital Art…

Gerald Machona

Gerald Machona is a Zimbabwean born artist that is quickly making a name for himself in Southern Africa. He is known for extensively using decommissioned Zimbabwean currency in his artwork. His photographs below are no different. Gerald is seen as …

Hair Stories by Nakeya Brown

Nakeya Brown‘s photography of African hair has always been beautiful. She’s got a minimalist style and coloring that drags you in and makes you stare at the image as you get her message. This new photography is about hair …

The Nomadic Photographer

Emmanuel Afolabi is a street photographer based in New York. I especially love his work because he captures the simplest moments and make them seem special, from people walking the streets, to a lady making a cup of tea! Emmanuel …