The 1950s saw the desecration of the Osun-Osogbo Grove and prohibited actions like fishing, hunting and felling of trees in the grove took place until the abuse was stopped by Osogbo people with the participation of Susanne Wenger.
Photos invoke sadness, love, joy, the past are we trying to run away from, good times, great people and the annoying ones, anticipation, never forgetting lots and lots of dearly departed, making Photography a potpourri of emotions for us all, an emotion in my opinion sometimes worth pursuing.
“The African must be able to tell his/her story, mainly from the African eye using Photography and history not just for those here and around today but with the ultimate aim of reaching out to generations unborn. A people with the knowledge of their own HISTORY are proud people. Africa is contributing its part in the information highway and with the internet at our disposal, there’s never a better time to do so.”
Lagos, a city of Smiles, struggle, colors, people, frenzy and that Adrenalin rush, stands for many things to different people..
Photos from around the world.
Bolaji Alonge’s “Black & White Exclusive Selection for Quintessence” opened on Sunday 23rd June and will be running until Sunday … More
“I believe that if black-and-white photography is done correctly, it can convey much more emotion and a deeper meaning than … More
‘Ilupeju Ekiti is the only Yoruba town where two communities decided on an amalgamation without tribal strife or animosities” according … More
Workers worldwide celebrate International Workers’ Day on 1st May, demanding decent work and a better future. In the heart of … More
That Berlin ’78 show started a multi-generational exchange between Afrobeat and Germany, which was reflected on Sunday 24th March 2019 at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin. The hall of about one thousand two hundred Afrobeat lovers was packed with fans standing and dancing on the isles.
Bolaji Alonge, aka “Eyes of a Lagos Boy” is an artist, photographer, actor and journalist from Lagos, Nigeria. He organized his first showcase in the United States at Baza Studio in New York on 12th February.
First opened to the general public in december 1962, Yankari Game Reserve, Bauchi is the oldest wildlife conservation area and ecotourism destination in West Africa, Its history dates back to 1956.