The Birth of Everyday People Stories

“If when I am gone, all I leave behind is books, prints and photographs, I have not done much. If when I am gone and our culture is celebrated, then I have done more…”
– Cedric Nzaka

Ground Breaking Moments
for #EverydayPeopleSTories

First Magazine Cover

This cover came from me documenting people the way that they wanted to be portrayed. This felt like the the first time the World came to me, gave me a pat on the back and told me “It is your time now.”

VOGUE Challenge

I took this image of my daughter’s mother and I collaborated with a friend of mine with the talent to illustrate and do the mockup. Next thing, VOGUE magazine contacted us and said that this image fitted their interpretation of their magazine.

GQ Magazine

What made this cover so special was that GQ was one of my top-5 magazines I wanted to shoot covers for and even better, this dream came true with the special twist. I shot a fellow Kenyan that blew up online. I did not think that I would shoot my dream cover with a fellow Kenyan, and she did not think that she would do her first cover with a fellow Kenyan.

Gallery

My Gear Selection

ILCE-7C

Alpha 7C Compact full-frame camera

  • The world’s smallest and lightest stabilised full-frame camera body
  • 24.2 megapixel full-frame Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor
  • Versatile 4K movie recording for creators

ILCE-7SM3

α7S III with pro movie/still capability

  • Newly developed 12.1MP sensor and new BIONZ XR™ engine
  • Professional movie capture up to 4K/120p
  • High-performance hybrid autofocus optimised for still or video capture

ILCE-7RM4

α7R IV 35mm full-frame camera with 61.0MP

  • 61.0MP 35mm full-frame Exmor R™ CMOS sensor and high-speed imaging engine
  • Phenomenal AF performance and 10fps2 continuous shooting
  • Comfort and reliability supporting tough operation of demanding pros

SEL2470GM

FE 24-70 mm F2.8 GM

  • E-mount Full Frame format
  • G Master Standard zoom
  • Unprecedented resolution and detail

SEL70200GM

FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS

  • E-mount Full Frame format
  • G Master Telephoto zoom
  • Constant F2.8 maximum aperture

SEL50F18F

FE 50mm F1.8

  • Compact, lightweight, easy to carry
  • F1.8 maximum aperture for low-light shots
  • 7-blade circular aperture for beautiful defocus effects
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