Africa Nouveau Photographers Describe To Us Their Experience

10 February of 2018 by

We caught up with some of Kenya’s most talented photographers and videographers shooting at the just concluded Africa Nouveau Festival. We asked their opinion about the event and a little bit about their art.

Here’s what they had to say…

Kimty Dennis

Instagram Bio:  I’m short, left-handed & pretty awesome.

Been shooting since: 2015

Shoots with a: Canon 6D 100mm 2.8 and 50mm 1.4

One word to describe Africa Nouveau: WAKANDA

Best shot and why: My girlfriend because she’s my girlfriend

Favourite Kenyan photographer: Kimty Dennis

Opuch Hill

Instagram Bio: PRO-FOODIE Visual Creative | Food Blogger 🇰🇪

Been shooting since: 2015

Shoots with a: Nikon D7100 DSLR

One word to describe the Africa Nouveau: Colourful

Best shot and why: just one?

It brings to life the integration of African fashion culture with the new age look.

Favourite Kenyan photographer: @TruthSlinger – Mutua Matheka

Kenyan Story 

Instagram Bio: (I wanna’ be your friend) Kenyan Lifestyle Photographer and film director

Been shooting since: 2015

Shoots with a: Nikon D7100 DSLR

One word to describe Africa Nouveau: Colourful

Best shot and why: Haha!

Most liked IG post from the festival:

Simply Kech 

Instagram Bio: Kech African 🇰🇪 I am growing, slowly becoming. All my backers, you have my entire gratitude!

Been shooting since: 27th January 2016 is my photography birthday.

Shoots with a: Nikon D750

One word to describe Africa Nouveau: WOW!

Best shot and why: Choosing a  favourite pic is the hardest thing buuttt…

 

Favourite Kenyan photographer: Emmanuel Jambo (although he is not really Kenyan but is Kenyan based)

Mike Gichora

Instagram Bio: Mini_G snapchat👻:mike_gichora fashion enthusiast👓

Been shooting since: 2015

Shoots with a: Canon 700D with a 50mm 1.8 lens

One word to describe Africa Nouveau: Beautiful Chaos

Best shot and why: This shot of _tarara as it was an epic shot with popping colours that complement each other

Favourite Kenyan photographer: Cedric Nzaka (EverydayPeopleStories)

Graham Kimani

Instagram Bio: ||Event photographer || FOUNDER || of Baobab Photography.

Been shooting since: 2013

Shoots with a: Nikon D750

One word to describe Africa Nouveau: Full of Life & Style

Best shot and why: think they are all part of my best because in every shoot I strive to get something better than the previous

Favourite Kenyan photographer: Gabriel of Gabriel House of Photography (His work makes me want to stop shooting sometimes)

Phtech Photography 

Instagram Bio: Potraits|Parties|Food|Lifestyle.etc.📷

Been shooting since: 2011

Shoots with a:  Nikon D750

Favourite Kenyan photographer: Nick Smilez

Murash 

Instagram Bio: Graphic designer • Event and Portrait Photographer. #teamh_artforever

Been shooting since: 2012

One word to describe Africa Nouveau: Phenomenal

Best shot and why: a photo I took of Kwesta because it expressed the love for the African Vibe and music

https://www.instagram.com/p/Be164Qrg3ec/?taken-by=_murash

Favourite Kenyan photographer: Osborne Macharia

Teddy Muraya 

Instagram Bio: Creator, Introvert, Caffeine addict. I shoot and I don’t miss! 📷

Been shooting since: 2015

Shoots with a: Canon EOS 700D and 1300D

One word to describe Africa Nouveau: Elegant

Best shot and why:  This shot of Suzziah and Emma Cheruto’s. It has everything African – how their melanin is popping, the fierce look and the amazing African print head wraps. 

Favourite Kenyan photographer: @TruthSlinger – Mutua Matheka

Here are shots from more photographers that we loooove!

Lyra Aoko

https://www.instagram.com/p/Be27jqdjaZj/?taken-by=lyraoko

Hippie Bandit

Slum Photography

Everyday People Stories

Who are some of the best Kenyan portraits photographer in your opinion and why?

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