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RaeOfLite… a babbling brook communion

RaeOfLite… a babbling brook communion

When earthSista RaeOfLite stepped from the sun-drenched wooden gazebo that stretched across a small lake to bridge that reached back to land, she ducked down into all of the over growth and found a small babbling brook to wade in. Under the shade of brush and branch, the breeze was cool and the water was refreshing. The natural melody of the trickling of the tiny stream was soothing. And with life...

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pgp395: Deel Ojulu by Thom Kerr for Laud Magazine

pgp395: Deel Ojulu by Thom Kerr for Laud Magazine

Deel Ojulu is a Sudanese beauty who caught the eye of the editors and publishers of Laud Magazine, a luxury quarterly publication based in Australia. They were so impressed by her “unique and powerful look” that they flew her in from her hometown of Perth for a fashion feature in their second issue. These images, which were captured by Australian photographer, Thom Kerr, are from a ser...

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Nambi… a nature trail interlude

Nambi… a nature trail interlude

This was Nambi’s spot. Following her initial nature stroll, the nubian beauty had a notion of an ideal spot to revisit the wild. And on a momentary interlude at the spot she’d discovered, she blazed a trail through an, until then, undiscovered wilderness filled with lush organic beauty, bubbling brooks and inspiration. Light cast through the openings left by the leaves and tree limbs and wind.  Na...

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Lookbook: Lupita Nyong’o in Vogue Italia

Lookbook: Lupita Nyong’o in Vogue Italia

Lupita Nyong’o is living proof that the beauty of afrosensuality belongs everywhere. Her appearance in Vogue Italia earlier this year is, yet, another boundary breaking impression on the traditionally myopic fashion community. Working with noted fashion and celebrity photographer, Tom Munro, they created a remarkable set of images. They are fierce, artistic and dramatic, reflecting much of w...

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F&GN: Model spotlight, Akuol Garang de Mabior

F&GN: Model spotlight, Akuol Garang de Mabior

Akuol Garang de Mabior first came to notice in the Garden when we featured images of her captured by photographer Alexa Singer in the Nambian dessert. The Sudanese beauty who was born in Cuba and raised in Kenya, daughter of the late John Garang de Mabior; leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army and the first Vice President of Sudan. While her ‘mother agency’ is Ice Model Ma...

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Chadoe… the green wall interlude

Chadoe… the green wall interlude

Reflected light shimmered across earthSista Chadoe‘s beautiful dark skin casting dramatic shadows against the green wood of the long abandoned country club for an old overgrown, forgotten golf course. The location sat next to the beautiful lake where the young goddess had posed for her images for Pangea’s Nature Stroll Series. After that photoshoot we decided to check out the surroundi...

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Kwesi Abbensetts: gradient

Kwesi Abbensetts: gradient

A woman is such a large vessel that she can become filled with so much and not overflow, not so for a man, men spill.   Kwesi Abbensetts Kwesi Abbensetts is a South American born photographer, hailing from the country of Guyana.  In 2006 while in his final year of film school at Brooklyn College, Kwesi purchased a FUJI 5600 digital camera and from thereon his love for photography blossomed.  Photo...

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Nubién’s Q&A…

Nubién’s Q&A…

“I don’t know about tomorrow because God is Today.” – earthSista Nubién Open and free-spirted, Nubién is sassy, feisty and playful in front of the camera and she is not much different when she is up-close and personal. Nubién is that upbeat, uniquely determined Urbanista who ‘loves life despite all the obstacles that come her way.’ She will tell you without hesitation...

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pgp306: Nambian HOT

pgp306: Nambian HOT

Alexa Singer is a fashion & lifestyle photographer who was inspired by Sudanese model Akuol De Mabior and what is, arguably, the oldest desert in the world. The Namib Desert  has been in existence for 43 million years, remaining unchanged in its present form for the last 2 million years. Its extraordinary heat, immense vastness and expansive beauty form the backdrop of these images of grandeur...

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Nubién…an Urbanista at the Farm

Nubién…an Urbanista at the Farm

Lively and focused, earthSista Nubién strolled thru Atlanta’s Goat Farm coy and confident. The beautiful spoken word artist was her usual happy-go-lucky self, her spirit was gleeful and positive. She had been to the Goat Farm once before; her “seven-minute” test shoot proved to be far too inspiring to be confined to such a random limitation and she was too captivated and purposef...

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