The second edition of the African Drums Festival commenced in Abeokuta, Ogun State-Nigeria, on Thursday 20th April amid glamour and colourful display of diverse and rich cultural heritage of the black people in drums and dances. . The festival witnessed the performances of over 50 different drums by different groups across the continent. . The … More African Drums Festival 2017 in Pictures
NON-FICTION: Emeka . April 8, 2013. by Titilayo Olurin . Okay, there was no way I was going to own a blog without having this story on it so I had to go dig for it, and by ‘dig’, I really do mean dig. I wrote it in what feels like forever ago, in 2009, … More NON-FICTION: Emeka
Ilya Pam was the second nigerian to finish Lagos Marathon 2016. Also last year, he was the first to finish at Ibadan Marathon. Today, He finished as the first nigerian at Lagos Marathon 2017. . Photo from my Documentary project on 2016 Ibadan Marathon (20th March) #marathon #athlete
For every interesting and captivating image a Street/ Documentary Photographer captures, there is a story and risk behind it. In my few years of being a Street/ Documentary photographer I have been through the the risks and threats the professionals ahead of me in the industry have warned me off. * Risks/stress involved include hanging … More THROW BACK THURSDAY!
Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. And trust your instincts … good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt. They’re not painful. That’s not just with somebody you want to marry, but it’s with the friends that you choose. It’s with the people you surround yourselves with. —Michelle … More Trust your Instincts
MY GRANDPA & GRANDMA ARE ‘FIGHTING’ Yes, you read right. Therein lies the new Life lesson I learnt during my documentary project on my grandparents. I do not mean fighting in the literal sense of it, they were just bickering, bearing in mind that they have been married for 60years. They have been bickering over … More MY GRANDPA & GRANDMA ARE ‘FIGHTING’
As a Documentary Photographer, I do learn new life lessons whenever I work on a documentary project. In this new year, on my first documentary project I learnt far greater lessons which I will enunciate in a sequel to this post. The project is about the 60 years Wedding Anniversary of my maternal grandparents. Yes, … More Documentary Photography with Grannies