Jide Alakija

01 Jun 2008 1,176 views
 
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At last the summer is here at least in England, but it's brought with it the rains. Somehow I don't really mind, as long as it's not too cold. The rains keep it cool. I can't stand extreme temperatures both cold and hot.

I want to lift things up a bit on my photoblog by i) Posting more regularly i.e. daily and ii) Posting more interesting images. I haven't been as consistent as I would have liked.

This is a shot from my Ikorodu series

comments (7)

  • adah
  • United States
  • 1 Jun 2008, 05:01
ikorodu looks great from here..... it's like a hundred degrees here in newyork, and it ain't nice..
  • VZ
  • Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • 1 Jun 2008, 05:16
It's odd, but I found myself mostly looking into those sad eyes on the background, not at the smily girl.
  • Emily
  • Russia
  • 1 Jun 2008, 05:38
Good shot!
  • Daniel
  • Australia
  • 1 Jun 2008, 12:36
The eyes of the second child drag you in. Great shot.
  • Stan
  • 1 Jun 2008, 15:16
This is a shot with lots of personality but its overprocessed. What did you do to the teeth?!?!
  • Debo Adegoke
  • Nigeria
  • 3 Jun 2008, 15:37
oh.. This is just the " Poetry Of an African Face "
  • Ovo
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 4 Aug 2008, 21:03
I like seeing your reflection in their eyes, do you do something to get this to show clearly?
Jide Alakija: No it's just a hot sunny day. She has lovely reflective eyes!

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