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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Deola + Lanre, 10 Degrees Events Centre, Oregun, Lagos (preview)

In this wedding I had the opportunity of working again with Andrew Esiebo and for the first time Glenna Gordon. You all know how much I enjoy working with Andrew. I can’t rave about him enough. There’s always something new to learn from his experience in telling stories. I’ve been a long and distant admirer of […]

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Nabila + Pete, White wedding, Darlington Hall, Ilupeju, Lagos (preview)

Following the excitement of the traditional wedding ceremony, I had the opportunity of covering Nabila and Pete’s wedding ceremony with Jeffrey Olalekan as my second shooter. This post should have been up a while ago however I’ve been in the midst of getting a lot of the work from a very hectic Christmas period out. […]

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Nabila + Pete, Traditional Wedding, Bello Residence, Yaba, Lagos (Preview)

I’m back in Durham, North Carolina. Where the sun is always shining and the weather isn’t exhibiting the extreme temperatures of Chicago, the rain of London and the humidity of Lagos. I wish I could be here all the time for that reason alone. Okay there are other reasons of course but the weather plays […]

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Wande + Leye, Protea Hotel Kuramo Waters, Victoria Island, Lagos (Preview)

We’ve just recently launched a new Twitter account called @alakijastudios. This is now the official twitter account for our company. Up until now I’ve been tweeting under my personal account. This obviously has been very limiting in that combining tweeting on issues relating to the business with that  of personal tweets didn’t make sense. Not […]

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Tanwa + Femi, Harbour Point Event Center, Victoria Island, Lagos (preview)

It’s always a good idea to do something out of your comfort zone. In fact, it’s essential as a creative person. You get new ideas from your new inputs. Shooting weddings with Andrew Esiebo is always a big treat. Andrew is a very well-established documentary photographer who has been documenting several social issues in Africa, most notably […]

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