Jide Alakija

20 May 2007 4,579 views
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Cosy Companionship

Today Sinem is going to be the author of this blog. Take it away Sinem......

In the middle of endless white-washed barren fields, under the blazing summer sun, two men ride on a moped. No schedule, no itinerary, no destination... Just following the sun from the east to the west; no destination, just destiny. Two men, father and son, enjoying the journey down the narrow, dusty lanes winding through the fields and the pure bliss of cosy companionship.

Three friends who met only a year ago, three friends enjoying a Saturday in the cosy companionship, in a journey through the sights and sounds of London, under the cloudy skies. Capturing each moment for eternity through the lens. Capturing a smile, a single look, the single ray of sunshine that breaks through the clouds every so often. No schedule, no itinerary, no destination. Just following the sun from the east to the west; no destination, just destiny. Two men and a woman, enjoying the journey through the sights and sounds of London and the pure bliss of cosy companionship.

Thanks, Jide, for a lovely day.


p.s.  Disclaimer: Dear Shutterchancers, no need to alert Suby; I haven't run off with Jide. The three of us in fact have enjoyed a day out shooting and are, as I write, enjoying a chilled dinner at our cousin's place - only, Jide has ever so slightly lost it and decided it'd be and idea to get me to write tonight and Suby is ever so slightly jealous I am writing for 'another man'.


comments (9)

WoW! Sinem...I'm really in awe of your writing. This means a lot to me, inlight of such a wonderful day the three of us had.

To the rest of my visitors, Suby and Sinem assisted me in a shoot today and we had a lot of fun. I'll post some samples from the shoot later in the week.

Thanks guys for your invaluable assistance.
  • nev
  • Aus
  • 20 May 2007, 02:03
I always injoy your nigeria shots the most jide. this one is beautiful. Wonderful words from sinem as well.
  • Suby
  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • 20 May 2007, 11:53
Lovely lovely portrait bro, I am def initely feeling the sharpness and B&W of this shot, another Alakijia classic. Was a lovely day yesterday, always a joy working with you, we got home about 2am smile Now getting ready for me trip to Canterbury.

Oh can you send me the RAW files of the images I took, have an idea grin
Awesome words grin
I love the Nigerian grin and the wonderful cap and hat and that sandy road ...beautiful
Lovely shot Jide, but wow Sin .. the words! well done. I guess two heads really do beat one. Just kinda brings a whole new meaning to the photo. Brilliant ....... aawwwwww poor suby!. Have a great week ahead!
  • Ellie
  • 20 May 2007, 23:41
Sounds like you had a fabulous day. smile
  • Mimi
  • UK
  • 21 May 2007, 01:01
Another nice one of ur African collection Jide.Sinem u funny.Sounds like u n Suby had fun in London.
  • Jamey
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 21 May 2007, 15:49
Nicely caught. I like the "Thank you Nigeria" sign.
  • Aibee Abidoye
  • 22 May 2007, 01:06
LOVELY LOVELY picture. They look so happy, they make you want to be them. I love it. grin

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