Ifeoma Onyefulu

Children's author, photographer and writer

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Building the city walls

Image by Ifeoma Onyefulu

Ifeoma Onyefulu

Writer, children's author and photographer

U.S. version of

my web site

and bookshop here

Children's Africana

Book Awards (U.S)

 

Ifeoma is a past award winner - read more...

Sankore Mosque in Timbuktu

Reviews of Ifeoma's work:

 

Look at This! Home


"Onyefulu celebrates light, color and the people of Mali in this and three other themed suites of bright photos of common items or activities..."

 

New Shoes for Helen


"It would be good to see more books like this, that show just how similar we humans are, and what a huge influence the lottery of our births has on our lives..."


The Girl Who Married a Ghost

 

"This is a lovely compilation of stories from Africa and it's comforting that pride, envy...are human traits across all cultural backgounds..."

A brand new edition of this classic book from Ifeoma.

 

Newly released in 2016.

 

'From Beads to Drums to Masquerades, from Grandmother to Yams, this photographic alphabet captures the rhythms of day-to-day village life in Africa. Ifeoma Onyefulu's lens reveals not only traditional crafts and customs, but also the African sense of occasion and fun in images that will delight children the world over'.

 

Ifeoma Onyefulu

Children's author, photographer and writer

Site architecture designed, built and hosted by Thirdsectorweb.co.uk

Part of the SmithMartin Partnership LLP

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into many languages here...

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Home  |   Books  |   In Ethiopia  |  Inspiration 

Photography  | Privacy  | Contact  |   Site Map

Building the city walls

Image by Ifeoma Onyefulu

Ifeoma Onyefulu

Writer, children's author and photographer

U.S. version of

my web site

and bookshop here

Children's Africana

Book Awards (U.S)

 

Ifeoma is a past award winner -read more...

Sankore Mosque in Timbuktu

Reviews of Ifeoma's work:

 

Look at This! Home


"Onyefulu celebrates light, color and the people of Mali in this and three other themed suites of bright photos of common items or activities..."

 

New Shoes for Helen


"It would be good to see more books like this, that show just how similar we humans are, and what a huge influence the lottery of our births has on our lives..."


The Girl Who Married a Ghost

 

"This is a lovely compilation of stories from Africa and it's comforting that pride, envy...are human traits across all cultural backgounds..."

A brand new edition of this classic book from Ifeoma.

 

Newly released in 2016.

 

'From Beads to Drums to Masquerades, from Grandmother to Yams, this photographic alphabet captures the rhythms of day-to-day village life in Africa. Ifeoma Onyefulu's lens reveals not only traditional crafts and customs, but also the African sense of occasion and fun in images that will delight children the world over'.

 

Cameras

Cameras I use?

 

Growing up in a traditional village in Eastern Nigeria, after completing a business management course, I trained as a photographer, contributing to a number of magazines.

 

My photographic studies of Africa often take months to complete - travelling back to Africa with my children, and walking from village to village, talking with people we meet - just waiting to find the right moment to photograph a scene.

 

I use Nikon D70, but when I first started taking photographs I used Olympus 20, a heavy cumbersome camera.

 

The lens wasn’t particularly very sharp, but that was all I could afford back then.

 

I also take photographs with Nikon FM2 and F3, they are not digital cameras but they are excellent nevertheless.

Olympus OM20

Waiting for the Celebration to begin

Image: Ifeoma Onyefulu