I've wanted to shoot these two beauties together for years and it finally happened!!
I am beyond excited to share these images with you.
Massive thank you to Jasmine, Alisha and Brian for this special shoot.
I'm so excited to finally be sharing these images with you. I've had them on my hard drive for a few weeks now and have only just had the time to go through them, select my favourites and do a bit of retouching.
It's always a pleasure working with the wonderful Alisha Garufi. This time went for a wandered across a field at golden hour and got some natural shots.
I love travelling
Last year I made it my goal to travel more around the country that I live in. Kenya is so diverse and beautiful and I feel like so many of us that live in Nairobi often go to the same places and do the same things instead of trying something new...
At the beginning of last year my best friend and I took a trip to Lake Magadi. Along the way we were flagged down by a beautiful old Masai woman who begged us to take her water containers to the lake with us and fill them up for her.
The village was suffering due to the drought and they had no access to clean water.
Since then I've been back to visit her and her lovely family 3 times. They welcome us with open hearts and I feel blessed to be able to have this experience.
The last time I went I stayed for 2 nights, lay under the stars, bathed in the trickle of a stream and laughed for hours on end.
What I've learned from the Masai is generosity. Every time I take them something they share it around even it's something small and make sure everyone is involved. I want to be more like that in life.
I urge all you Nairobians to explore Kenya more because there is so much beauty on our doorsteps.
A few weeks ago my good friend and fellow photographer Reece McMillan and I took a trip to Kitengela Hot Glass.
Having grown up on Masai Lodge road, across the gorge from the glass blowing centre, I had been to visit many times but had seen the step-by-step process of how the items are made.
I was fascinated by how quick and efficient the workers were and amazed by the process of a hot blob of glass on the end of a rod, almost magically becoming a beautiful bowl or a wine glass!
Below are some of the images that I took, Enjoy.
Dreaming of summer.
It's always a joy staying at the Kings Landing...
Shoutout to my wonderful sister Jasmine for letting me get some portraits in!
I've been lucky enough to attend 2 of the free art workshops that Fitsum Berhe and Honey from the Moon are hosting. Its the perfect way to spend a Saturday morning, sipping on Ethiopian coffee, making new friends and getting tips from the master himself Fitsum! I've always loved drawing but never seem to take time out to do it at home, so this has been such a joy.
Don't worry you haven't missed it, there's on more workshop happening this Saturday (10th June).
Scroll down for more details!
A few week ago I had the pleasure of photographing Uli and Morris' beautiful wedding at Aberdare Country Lodge
Here's a little peak into the special day
Here's a little peak from our lovely stay at Kings Landing in Watamu.
Last month I had the pleasure of photographing Teresa and Johan's beautiful Watamu Wedding. Here a few from the photo session...
Super excited to share with you all my recent collaboration shoot. I worked with one of my favourite models Alisha Garufi and a brilliant makeup artist Manaal's Mikyaj, to capture some funky sunset rooftop images.
All photo's were taken using my Canon 5d mark iii and Canon 85mm 1.2 lens
I had such a wonderful time photographing Alistdair and Lyn's Wedding at Vipingo Ridge back in August.
Here's a little taster of the beautiful ceremony!
Last week I had the privilege of shooting Franziska Sommerlatte and her incredible work!
Here's a little peak from the day...
Behind the scenes and final images of my recent shoot with Jeilo Collections
A couple of weeks ago my best friend and I recused a beautiful kitten. We've both completely fallen in love with her.
I LOVE travelling and have been lucky enough to make it a big part of my life.
In April I visited a new Country, Hungary. My family and I stayed in a lovely Airbnb apartment located right in the centre of the beautiful city if Budapest. I took over 1500 images on our 5 day trip but I've selected my favourites to share with you all in 4 blogposts; The Beautiful City Of Budapest, Budapest By Night, GoPro Budapest & Sunrise At The Fisherman's Bastion.
Budapest In Bloom
The lovely Airbnb that we stayed in
The Fisherman's Bastion
Signs of spring
St Stephan's Basilica
The view from the top
Blossom behind the Basilica
Central Market Hall
My first tram ride!
During my time in the UK I managed to get my favourite model in front of the lens!
Here I used a Canon 50mm 1.8 lens on a Canon 5d mark iii body, shooting into the setting sun.
This month I was lucky enough to head over to Budapest Hungary! I'm so excited to show you all the photo's from the stunning City...
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