NaPoWriMo 2014 – Day 1

April is National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo) in the US. As to my own poetic explorations, much has been unwritten since handing in 40 poems for my MA thesis last year. Time to shake it up and scatter.

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Photography & Cover Design: Surviving by Asmaa Khan

Asmaa Khan launched her novel Surviving at the AskNanima Purple Heart ChariTea and Home Industry Expo last week Friday.

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Photo Shoots with Children

Portraiture, Parties and Play

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Menu Photography: Lazeeza’s Bakery and Confectionery

Saaleha at Lazeeza's Bakery & Confectionery is about to launch a new lunch menu at her store in Mackenzie Park. I gave these photos a bit of a high-key treatment to better convey the supra-palatable vibrancy of her food.

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Personal Identity: A Monogram

Monograms feel like classy relics from an offline age where people still left behind their calling cards.

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A Wedding Tea at Usambara, May 2013

I shot these last year for niQi Living Luxe's High Tea Curation at Nazmira's wedding.

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Polycystic

A version of this poem appeared in New Contrast 162 under the title "Our House Is Not Child-Friendly"

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Camera Collectanea 01.01.14 – 05.02.14

The first of a monthly curation of photographs I've taken.

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Textbook Cover Design: Marketing, An Introduction, 2nd Edition

A commission from Juta Academic.

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Learning To Pray

(poem #37 from the MA thesis collection)

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2013 | The Retrospective

Looking back on 2013.

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Fare Well Madiba

This Is The Autumn Of Our Hearts
(Goodbye Tata)

This is the autumn of our hearts.
The gentle slipping
of the leaves, the letting go of trees
to a ground tilled 27 years and more.
The turning over; agitation
of minds, succouring of […]

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In the 30mm Prime of Life

These are some of my first shots through a Sigma 30mm f1.4 prime lens. It's a versatile piece of glass and super-nifty for everyday documentary...

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Photography: Wedding Reception Tea

Photography is at its most fulfilling for me when I’m documenting beauty and expressions of creativity. And even more so when food is the feature!

This is the second time Sadiyah  of Sadiyah Osman Celebrations asked me […]

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Product Photography & Styling: C’est Mon Macaron

Product photography and styling for C'est Mon Macaron

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Product Photography and Styling: niQi Living Luxe Eid Chocolates

Product photography and styling for niQi Living Luxe's range of Eid Mubarak chocolate dessert toppers.

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Dervish

This is not a dance

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Eid Mubarak

To you and yours.

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Ramadan Photo A Day 2013: Days 21-29

Ramadan Photo A Day 2013: Days 21-29

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Ramadan Photo A Day 2013: Days 11-20

Ramadan Photo A Day 2013: Days 11-20

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