AfricaBioExotic Companions by Frank Trimbos

2 months ago 9 min 1473
In South Africa, the market for trading exotic pets, either legally or illegally, is big. It all looks so nice and cool, having an exotic animal as your pet, and inspired by stories about the ‘real Tarzan’ and the ‘lion whisperer’, a lot of people want to be the next exotic animal whisperer.

AfricaStoryBreathe by Michelle Sank

3 months ago 3 min 1104
These images are my series "Breathe" that I have made during lockdown on my daily walks in a neighbourhood close to where I live.

AfricaBioTake a second glance by Pascal Lagesse

3 months ago 3 min 1534
Sometimes a second glance at things gives one the chance to see an element that was hidden at first glance. A flower, a leaf or very minute ferns possess some details that could be missed if not watched closely.

AfricaStoryTeenage Mothers Project by Aga Szydlik

7 months ago 4 min 1707
Teenage pregnancy in Uganda has increased dramatically in recent years and currently, Uganda is one of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa with highest rates of teenage pregnancy: one out of four females aged 15–19 gives birth to a child
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Exotic Companions by Frank Trimbos

AfricaBioExotic Companions by Frank Trimbos

In South Africa, the market for trading exotic pets, either legally or illegally, is big. It all looks so nice and cool, having an exotic animal as your pet, and inspired by stories about the ‘real Tarzan’ and the ‘lion whisperer’, a lot of people want to be the next exotic animal whisperer.
9 min 1473
Breathe by Michelle Sank

AfricaStoryBreathe by Michelle Sank

These images are my series "Breathe" that I have made during lockdown on my daily walks in a neighbourhood close to where I live.
3 min 1104
Take a second glance by Pascal Lagesse

AfricaBioTake a second glance by Pascal Lagesse

Sometimes a second glance at things gives one the chance to see an element that was hidden at first glance. A flower, a leaf or very minute ferns possess some details that could be missed if not watched closely.
3 min 1534
Teenage Mothers Project by Aga Szydlik

AfricaStoryTeenage Mothers Project by Aga Szydlik

Teenage pregnancy in Uganda has increased dramatically in recent years and currently, Uganda is one of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa with highest rates of teenage pregnancy: one out of four females aged 15–19 gives birth to a child
4 min 1707
Forest People – The African Pygmies of Uganda by Aga Szydlik

AfricaStoryForest People – The African Pygmies of Uganda by Aga Szydlik

The African Pygmies or Batwa people are indigenous forest-dwelling pygmy people who for centuries lived in the Bwindi and Mgahinga forests.
5 min 1863
Interview with: Princess Ayoola – Manager of Lagos Photos Festival

AfricaDnaInterview with: Princess Ayoola – Manager of Lagos Photos Festival

The festival’s goal has always been to bring together a diversity of images surrounding a particular theme. The theme this year seeks to explore and open up discourse about the passport not just as a document but as a form of identity rooted in all aspects of life.
5 min 2893
Net fishing in Rodrigues island by Pascal Lagesse

AfricaB&WStoryNet fishing in Rodrigues island by Pascal Lagesse

Every year, on the 1st of March in Rodrigues island in the Indian Ocean, the net fishing season in launched. Groups of fishermen and women join forces and set their nets in the wide lagoon to catch fish.
5 min 1652
The dark tribe by Aga Szydlik

AfricaStoryThe dark tribe by Aga Szydlik

Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state in India, surrounded on the north by Afghanistan and China, on the east by China, on the south by Himachal Pradesh and on the west by the north-west Pakistan. 
7 min 1714
Plastic Paradise by Aga Szydlik

AfricaB&WStoryPlastic Paradise by Aga Szydlik

The archipelago of San Blas comprises of over 360 tiny, coral reef islands, about half a mile from the mainland of the Isthmus of Panama and stretching to the borders of Colombia.
4 min 2064
Initiation Ceremony by Aga Szydlik

AfricaStoryInitiation Ceremony by Aga Szydlik

Initiation or Lebollo la banna is a cultural and traditional practice that the Basotho society follows to construct the manhood identity. It is a  rite of passage in the sense that boys or ‘bashemane’ pass the puberty stage and enter the adulthood stage to become men or ‘monna’.
4 min 3076
Photographers without Borders by Aga Szydlik

AfricaStoryPhotographers without Borders by Aga Szydlik

Photographers without Borders assignment in Tanzania was a humanitarian photo-documentary reportage on behalf PWB and Tackle Africa focused on helping the local community in Tanzania combat HIV epidemic.
9 min 2377
Wayang ; Chinese street opera in Singapore by Aga Szydlik

AfricaStoryWayang ; Chinese street opera in Singapore by Aga Szydlik

In Malay language, Wayang means “a theatrical performance employing puppets or human dancers”, commonly referred to Chinese street opera in Singapore.
4 min 2831
Lagos Photo Festival 2018

AfricaNewsLagos Photo Festival 2018

Lagos (28 Oct – 2 Nov 2018) LagosPhoto has invited four curators to investigate the diversity that time encompasses: Eva Barois De Caevel, Wunika Mukan, Charlotte Langhorst and Valentine Umansky. Their curatorial discourse unearths the non-linearity of time and the complexity of our experience to memory.
5 min 2121
Inside the camera bag of Aga Szydlik

AfricaDnaInside the camera bag of Aga Szydlik

Contents of my bag vary depending on the location, theme and the length of the trip, I always try to pack as light as I can, which basically means that I pack my passport, camera gear and very little of other non-essentials.
2 min 4580
The Celebrations of Nine Emperor Gods by Aga Szydlik

AfricaStoryThe Celebrations of Nine Emperor Gods by Aga Szydlik

Celebrated in the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, the annual festival promotes the abstinence from meat in order to aid in preserving good health and peace of mind for all the participants. 
3 min 5733
Life in the monastery ; Bagan by Aga Szydlik

AfricaShotLife in the monastery ; Bagan by Aga Szydlik

Myanmar (Burma) is predominantly a Buddhist country, with 90% of the population practising Buddhism or embracing a monastic lifestyle.
2 min 5306
Christine et le Baleineau by Yves Guénot

AfricaB&WConceptChristine et le Baleineau by Yves Guénot

Every year, around Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean, humpback whales come to give birth. The calves have a few months to learn the gestures of life.
3 min 6199
Interview with Aga Szydlik ; Finalist in our Color Award 2017

AfricaDnaInterview with Aga Szydlik ; Finalist in our Color Award 2017

Dodho Magazine have been an integral part of my professional career in more ways than one, besides incredible worldwide exposure besides some of the most talented photographers, there is also aspect of mentoring and encouragement from magazine editors
5 min 5496
The Mara by Anup Shah

AfricaB&WBioFeaturedThe Mara by Anup Shah

I live in the wild for long stretches of time. Inevitably, I fall under the spell of wild animals. It dawns on me that these are intelligent, emotional, social and personable beings. I connect with their sentience.
3 min 6649
Nomads by Darren Lewey

AfricaStoryNomads by Darren Lewey

Nomads in Morocco number around 5000 and are rapidly dwindling. The lure of education for their children and work in towns and cities for young males means the nomadic way of life is becoming less practicable.
7 min 4548
Suri Portraits by Piper Mackay

AfricaFeaturedShotSuri Portraits by Piper Mackay

Inspired by their environment of wild trees, exotic flowers and lush vegetation. The Suri tribe use the clay soil of bright yellows, startling whites and rich earth-reds to paint each other’s bodies and make bold decisions about their outfits.
4 min 8856
Colour of earth and blood  by Aga Szydlik

AfricaStoryColour of earth and blood  by Aga Szydlik

Stark and rugged in her beauty, an intricate mosaic of empty canyons and dry riverbeds, streaching from desolate Skeleton Coast to arid landscapes of Kokoland and towering dunes of an ancient Susuvlei desert.
12 min 7168
Sacred destinations : Borobudur by Aga Szydlik

AfricaFeaturedStorySacred destinations : Borobudur by Aga Szydlik

As the first rays of light break through the thick mist covering the ground, slowly and gracefully, Borobudur temple comes into the view. I close my eyes, deeply breathing in scent of jungle and lyrical call of Adhan, calling faithful to a Morning Prayer.
8 min 5944
Growing in Darkness by Mário Macilau

AfricaB&WFeaturedStoryGrowing in Darkness by Mário Macilau

Mário Macilau is a photographer who works with “the ghosts of society” – socially isolated groups and subcultures – activating subjects and their stories though his psychologically sensitive yet loaded photographic lens.
6 min 5976
People of the Earth: San tribe by Aga Szydlik

AfricaFeaturedStoryPeople of the Earth: San tribe by Aga Szydlik

People of the Earth / Deeply rooted in their nomadic culture and in symbiotic relationship with the animals and plants, San are the original inhabitants of South Africa, aboriginal to sub-Saharan Africa.
12 min 10120
Albinism by Georgina Goodwin

AfricaFeaturedStoryAlbinism by Georgina Goodwin

Georgina Goodwin / These images are of people with Albinism taken on assignment for CNN during the world's first Mr and Ms Albinism Pageant held in October 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
10 min 4001
In My Skin by Michelle Sank

AfricaStoryIn My Skin by Michelle Sank

In My Skin is a photographic project about young people 18 and under in the UK who are challenging their body image.
4 min 3709
Interview with Thom Pierce; Published in our print edition #01

AfricaDnaInterview with Thom Pierce; Published in our print edition #01

Thom Pierce is a photographer based in Cape Town. He is originally from the UK and has lived in South Africa since 2009. His work explores the line between art and documentary photography.
4 min 5238
Awoulaba/taille fine by Joana Choumali

AfricaStoryAwoulaba/taille fine by Joana Choumali

I also note that most mannequins are manufactured locally, and I spot several places of handcrafted mannequins, by the road. I want to understand why. Why are locally made mannequins in white ? in an african country as Ivory Coast?
9 min 2971
Heidi Erdmann director of Erdmann Contemporary

AfricaDnaHeidi Erdmann director of Erdmann Contemporary

It has been said that Erdmann Contemporary is difficult to pigeon hole. Perhaps because I have firm ideas of what I want, how I manage my gallery, and that I am involved in every step of the business.
5 min 6002
The Moroccans by Leila Alaoui

AfricaShotThe Moroccans by Leila Alaoui

The Moroccans is a photographic series of contemporary live size portraits, shot in a mobile photo studio across morocco.
3 min 5723
The Iron Way by Ahmed Ashraf

AfricaB&WStoryThe Iron Way by Ahmed Ashraf

Two years ago, I took a ride using the train. After experiencing such world, all I wanted to reach is the human inside the train, not the one taking the train every now and again. My aim was the one who permanently and constantly using it.
2 min 4323
Marc Rogoff Photography

AfricaShotMarc Rogoff Photography

Marc originally trained as a Fashion designer and spent 25 years developing clothing brands around the world.
6 min 5841
Joana Choumali – Hââbrê, La dernière Génération

AfricaStoryJoana Choumali – Hââbrê, La dernière Génération

Scarification is the practice of performing a superficial incision in the human skin. Social scarification has an ancient origin. It is common practice in Africa (especially in West Africa), where it replaced tattoos that show poorly on dark skin
5 min 6803
Africa Through my lens by Frederick van Heerden

AfricaBioAfrica Through my lens by Frederick van Heerden

Frederick van Heerden Lives in South Africa. He has a passion & love for nature & the wildlife in Africa. He captures the beauty of creation through his lens.
4 min 7921
Menya’s Kids By Myriam Abdelaziz

AfricaStoryMenya’s Kids By Myriam Abdelaziz

When most Egyptians think of child labor, the image that comes to mind is of a young, dirty-faced mechanic’s apprentice lying under a car to help his mentor.
3 min 13974
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