Photography

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Photographer Linus Lang takes these lovely images of South Africa during his three-week journey through the Garden Route. I love the lighting of the images. Cape Town – Table Mountain Swellendam – Desert Wilderness – Indian Ocean Between Wilderness and …

The Girl In The Head Tie

Mambo Bayoh was one of the first black photographers that I started following on Tumblr. His images mostly have an urban feel, which I really like. Also, he has a soft spot for showcasing and celebrating black women, which I …

The Coiffure Project

Photographers have contributed significantly to the growing awareness of the benefits of keeping natural hair. It’s like a cycle – ordinary people are being inspired by artistic expressions of natural hair, and in turn artists are being inspired by the …

Road to Luxor

Photographer Atelier Olschinsky gives us a look at a little part of Egypt. He took a road trip to Luxor and came away with several lovely images of the landscape and countryside. Via African Digital Art…

Trek Africa: South Sudan

The photographer, Micah Albert, shows the daily life of people living in the southern part of Sudan in 2005. This was in the midst of the tension and violence brewing before South Sudan became its own country. Via African …

Nomad Scapes

Anthropologist and Photographer, Christian Vium, shows, in vivid images, the impact of climate change on nomadic life in The Islamic Republic of Mauritania. He describes the massive rural-urban migration as a result of loss of livelihood to changing weather …

African Sunsets

If you’ve ever watched Disney’s The Lion King there are two images that will probably stay with you forever. One is little baby Simba being risen up into the sun for the hoard of animals to see and bow down …

Barbie’s Traditional Yoruba Wedding

Everyone was excited about the new Black Barbie not too long ago. But now that that has simmered down, photographer Obi Nwokedi gives us something to be excited about once again. In a fit of boredom, the talented photographer has …

Zanzibar on the Beach

I found this set in this Flickr album. The images her depict scenes from the photographers’ trip to Zanzibar. I love the colouring and lighting of the photography. The people in it seem so real and oblivious, just …

35mm Portraits

Greg Lomas shares with us his 35mm Portraits taken of random people during his travels around Africa. These are real people, with no make ups or touch ups. I love how real this portrait project is – showing people for …