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THE TRAVELLER’S EYE: LOLA AKINMADE ÅKERSTRÖM

 

Being able to tell stories without using so many words has always been a field of interest for me personally and I think that is what has attracted me to photography along the years. Still images, saying so much effortlessly, capturing beauty as well as provoking a “yearn” to be present at the time, the location of the event, Nostalgia.

On one of my many searches for captivating photos, I came across this website and went ahead to check for the owner’s instagram page and I took a liking to her work.

Lola Akinmade Åkerström is a Nigerian Write and Photographer based in Sweden; a Photographer for National Geographic Image Collection and the Co-founder of NordicTB, a collective of digital story tellers, Lola is also a published Author.

Ms. Åkerström spends her time travelling and taking high quality images depicting the history and culture of her location. Recently, she was at the Safari in Tanzania, she documented her travel with pictures of the wildlife, she had pictures of Zebras, a Lion to name a few.

It is really amazing the wonders of Photography and how well it captures details, see below more of Ms. Åkerström’s works.

 

Photo Source

https://www.instagram.com/lolaakinmade

https://www.lolaakinmade.com/africa/