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White is a colour too!
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White is a colour too

Somehow in the past we have, by a kind of mutual consent, agreed to give each other a colour code. You can argue about the correctness of the colour classification but we agreed on white, black, brown, even yellow. Why then do we accept it when some people are referred to as “people of colour” …

Dutch BLM Movement
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I am not racist is not the same as we are not racists!

I wrote this before and will repeat it. The fact that I don’t discriminate does not mean we don’t discriminate. So when people talk about their experiences, listen first. Hear them before you start defending yourself or things you don’t know. 99% of the time they are not talking about you! People know who their …

Poverty Porn and The Messiah Syndrome
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Poverty Porn and The Messiah Syndrome

Let me begin on a funny note. Every time I post a reflective thought on Facebook, “friends” unfriend me en masse. Since I shared my latest thoughts If I was born & grew up in Europe, even as a black person, I’d be scared of Africa & Africans too 20 people (mostly black/African people) have …

Kayode
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A big headache

Those in the know will tell you making photographic shots of close family members can sometimes cause a big headache. People are less focussed. The shoot always goes past the allotted time. You take extra shots because you want to be sure to make your family members look even better than they are. When that …

The Mask
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Everybody is a winner

Photography is like sport. The more you practise the better you get. Sometimes the process of getting to know how the camera works can be tedious. When trying to decipher all the workings and settings of a camera like the state of the art Sony A99, you’ve got your work cut out. It is hard …

the biker
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The happy biker

So there I was minding my own business along the Van Brienenoord bridge by the River Maas in Rotterdam. I was there partly to clear my head and partly to video graph the iconic bridge and also test some of the millions of functions on my camera I have never figured out earlier. I was …