Between the Horizon

Essay 282 • Apr 27th 2018

The photo story revolves around endurance and time. How things wither with time, but still have a sense of presence to it. This can be seen in the location's Scenes, Clothes, and Colour shot in the even light.

The series highlights The Kids Beach Garden, Nigerians first suitable beach. The initiative is run by MEDIC (Mental and Environmental Development Initiative for Children) to encourage children to get involved in the fight against environmentally pollution in Nigerian water.

Manny Jefferson is a photographer based in Lagos, Nigeria. His work is characterized by an adept attention to identity and veracity. Through Fashion, Portraiture and Documentary Photography, his work articulates a juxtaposition of fading, contemporary and emerging cultures, structures, and sentiments. His work commands a powerful narrative through his deliberate documentation of the black skin in its true light.

Photographer: Manny Jefferson
Stylist: Ola Ebiti
Make up: Desmond Marcualey
Location: Kids Beach Garden Instagram | Website