Portraits with the Tunji's // Part Two

I blogged about my portrait session with one of the tunji's last week. If you haven't checked it out, you can do so by clicking here. Today I bring to you the second of the Tunji's. Happy viewing

Merry Christmas

Christmas. The Greatest holiday of the year. Beyond all the time with family, friends, lots and lots of food, and exchanging of gifts, it's a time to reflect and express appreciation for all the things money cannot buy: health, love and support. For this and so much more I am extremely grateful and thankful. The Ellisoft Clan and I wish you a Merry Christmas.

MenteDeModa December 2014 Trade Fair

Shopping is not really my forte, neither is fashion but I was invited by my client turned dear friend Maju to attend the MentedeModa December 2014 trade fair which held at the Maddox Victoria Island Lagos. Trade fairs are a great way to meet new people and provide a unique networking opportunity for photographers, retailers, stylists etc. So if you fall into one of these categories, you should make it a point to attend. the Mentedemoda holds every other month and you can find about more about them by following them on social media. Here are a couple of images from the fair

Portraits with the Tunjis // Part One

So a very funny (well funny to me anyway) thing happened last week. My pal Femi Fowler stopped by with two models he had scouted and brought them over for a test shoot. The funny thing was they were both named Tunji. Now when working with models, I tend to call them by their names a lot in order to quickly establish rapport but you can imagine the hilariousness that ensued when I would call out "Tunji" and both guys would respond. So at the end of day, we ended up resorting to addressing them as Tunji O and Tunji A.

Here are some portraits of Tunji O.

Music Group Trinity // Group Portrait Session

Meet Trinity. Trinity is an upcoming gospel music group. The harmonies are glorious; their voices to die for and I had the pleasure of taking their first debut portraits. The stopped by the studio and we had an oh so awesome time.

Leo Dasilva // Studio Session

Funny story how we met Leo. My friend and I went into the barbing salon; I was working a beard and it had to go. We sat down to wait our turn and there Leo was getting his hair cut. I don't know what it was about him but he immediately caught my eye. Now said friend is also a model scout and was not going to waste an opportunity like this so conversations were made, numbers were exchanged and the rest as they say is history.

To see more of Leo, you can find him on instagram

Paolo Sisiano // Abstract Portraits

My pal Paolo Sisiano stopped by my place. He needed some help with an assignment for his art class. He needed to create an abstract photo series based on the theme "Eyes that cease to see". Obviously this was a job for Super Elly and his amazing camera (just kidding....... No not really). But I digress.

Fortunately for me, Paolo is very expressive in front of the camera so this shoot went off without a hitch. Here's what we came up with.


I first met Slim (as we like to call him) during the Mr Universe Nigeria 2014 pageant. I was there to dazzle the contestants with my amazing photo skills while he was there to choreograph their opening routine. I think what got his attention was not my photos but more the fact that I learnt and perfected both his and his colleagues choreographies before any of the contestants. After the pageant was done, he wanted me to give him a lil portrait session but as I had so much on my plate at the time, we never got around to it

We eventually met up again during the Mr Tourism Nigeria 2014 pageant and this time Slim was not letting me go. So we decided to visit a stadium to get a few pictures



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