Category: Africa

25 Favourite Photos from the Seychelles

25 Favourite Photos from the Seychelles

We arrived on Mahé Island under the thick cover of night not knowing what to fully expect. We’d just flown in from the island of Mauritius, also located in the Indian Ocean, to explore Seychelles on an assignment for Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts writing several articles and photo essays…

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Postcard: The security guard in Lagos, Nigeria

Postcard: The security guard in Lagos, Nigeria

I take a lot of travel portraits. Mostly of strangers and one of my favorites remains this image of a security guard in Lagos, Nigeria…

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20 interior landscape photos of Mauritius

20 interior landscape photos of Mauritius

I wanted to share about 20 landscape photos of Mauritius, especially its interior rolling hills and lush greenery. The cloudy day added a lot of drama to each landscape shot and the fields of sugarcane and pineapple…

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Notes on Zainab and finding talent in corners

Notes on Zainab and finding talent in corners

It was during my quest for traditional artwork that I stumbled across Zainab’s store. In a small corner of Lekki Market (also known as Jakande Market) where you can go shopping in Lagos, Nigeria…

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Postcard: Palm trees at sunset in Lagos

Postcard: Palm trees at sunset in Lagos

This is one of my personal favorite sunsets in Lagos taken along the Lekki Peninsular…

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Postcard: Selling sculptures at Lekki Market, Lagos

Postcard: Selling sculptures at Lekki Market, Lagos

Locally called “Jakande” market after slum buildings in the area, here in this small tucked-away market are stalls upon stalls of artisans selling beads, textiles, handmade crafts, paintings, masks, woodcarvings, and other cultural artifacts…

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Postcard: Ankara vendors at Balogun Market, Lagos

Postcard: Ankara vendors at Balogun Market, Lagos

You can earn major bragging rights by navigating this see-it-to-believe it maze of an open market called Balogun in the heart of Lagos…

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Postcard: Horseback riding at Bar Beach, Lagos

Postcard: Horseback riding at Bar Beach, Lagos

Located along Victoria Island on Ahmadu Bellow Way, Bar Beach is the most famous beach in Lagos, Nigeria…

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