Photography

The Mosquito Net Series

Photographer, Harandane Dicko, brings us an ingenious photographic series, simply and aptly called The Mosquito Net. In areas of Africa where malaria is common, mosquito nets have literarily been saving lives. Harandane uses this simple but powerful tool to …

Tao Photography

The beauty of tumblr.com is that there is so much to discover, like ace photographer Sarah Marie.  Marie’s urban images catch your eye immediately, even in the midst of other photographs. Her tagline is African Stories through African Eyes, …

Run The Way You Were Meant To

Photographer, Julia Noni, shoots this striking campaign for Nike titled ‘Run The Way You Were Meant To’. Everyone knows that Kenyans are famous for producing some of the best track athletes in the world, so shooting this campaign in …

The Quazi Perspective

Photographers have continued to inspire me since the start of my blog. But one of the few that inspired me to actually start the blog is Quazimottoonwax. I love how he captures the beauty of the Black Woman, whether …

Vintage Malagasy Portraits

These vintage portraits of Malagasy women from Madagascar are beautiful finds from The Afrohemian Nomad. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find the photographer, so if any of you know him/her, please let me know in the comments. But in the meantime, …

Asiko’s fine art photography

Artistic photographer, Asiko, brings us this fantastic photographic series. His work often tells a story, and this one below does too. I like to think that it depicts a man in suffering, but who has a guardian angel silently …

Blutiful Shades of Black

Omar Viktor shoots this beautiful series that celebrates the Black Skinned woman. The series is named Blutiful Shades of Black. Here, Viktor uses neon and popping colors to better show off the model’s skin tone to perfection. Contact Website: …

Infro by Mehdi Sefrioui

Moroccan photographer, Mehdi Sefrioui, shot this Infro photography series to protest the rarity of black models in the fashion industry. Fashion will truly break rules when the authority it wields over our definitions of beauty find expression in more …

People of Dindefelo

Photographer, Anthony Kurtz, traveled to the village of Dindefelo in the South of Senegal as a volunteer. Outside work, he took these amazing pictures of Dindefelo villagers. His images give us a glimpse of life in the community as …

Ecstatic in Lagos

Whenever I’m in Lagos, I wonder when the natives can breathe! It’s hustle all the way in that beautiful city. Nigerian photographer, Abraham Onoriode Oghobase, shares personal emotions about Lagos and about life in his photo series ‘Ecstatic’. I’m …