Art

photographer oye diran captures the royalty of melanin in “black monarch” photo series

November 3, 2016

Naija stand up! Oye Diran has an eye for lighting, composition, and the classic touch of the mother. This Nigerian born fashion and Commercial photographer based in the Big Apple and he’s taking a bite out of life and a putting his whole heart into his work. The “Black Monarch” photo series features model Destiny Ohwawa, whose melanin is on full display, and the radiance emitting from these photos enough to brighten up anyone’s day. Be sure to check out these photos and the rest of his work via Instagram, you won’t regret it!

By T. McLendon, AFROPUNK Contributor

Models: Destiny Ohwawa & Cleopatra Roberts
Photography: Oye Diran
Stylist: @oliviamarieg
Makeup: @moshoodat
Makeup & body art: @theglamourbox

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