In a period where the global issue known as COVID-19 has struck the earth so badly putting a stop to a lot of life’s processes and activities from diverse sectors of the economy and its impact felt greatly in the educational sector, this kid photographer has been lockdown in her home taking amazing shots.
As there is no exit plan yet to transition to online learning in Nigerian schools, this kid who learned photography from the very early stage of her life has utilized this lockdown to further build her skills, taking beautiful pictures and gaining mastery.
Ariyike Moyinoluwa Oluwaseun also known as Ariyike Photografy is a 9-year-old professional photographer who showed interest in photography at the age of 2 when she was gifted a professional by her grandmother. Ariyike has since then had this talent of hers nurtured by her parents.
The amazing kid Photographer happens to be born to parents who are photographers themselves and from early years of Ariyike’s life, she has been under the tutelage of her father’s photography brand, Mo_Photography.
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Ariyike Photografy has been featured on; BBC, ALJAZEERA, REUTERS, TVC, CHANNELS TV, RAINBOW FM, WAZOBIA TV, BROADWAY TV, NAIJ.COM, and lots of foreign TV channels.
Events Covered by Ariyike Photografy;
Ekiti State festival for Art and Culture ( EKIFEST2019), AMVCA 2018 and 2020, NNENNA AND FRIENDS CHILDREN’S DAY HANGOUT 2018 AND 2019, NNENNA AND FRIENDS MOTHERS HANGOUT 2019, Weddings and lots more.
As recognition for her amazing talents, she has received awards such as; ARTS AND CREATIVE PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2018, from Nigerian Child Summit Awards, KIDPRENEUR AMBASSADOR AWARD 2017, 2018 & 2019, AMAZON AWARD OF GREATNESS 2017, KID INSPIRATION OF THE YEAR from Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria ( CRAN) and many more.
Below are the amazing shots taken by Ariyike in the comfort of her home with the help of her sister, Ajiyike and her parents.
A lot of children are being affected by this pandemic and it is pertinent we support them with all we can to make sure they keep learning. Watch out for more of Ariyike Photografy in a couple of years.
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