Obi Nwokedi, a London-based photographer, has recently been trending around the internet for his unique reenactment of a traditional Nigerian wedding using Barbie dolls.
The Huffington Post
By Katharine Lotze
“The photos illustrate a Nigerian wedding from beginning to end, from Barbie and Ken’s pre-wedding prep to a scene with all the groomsmen passed out after a boisterous reception.”
“Nwokedi said he chose Barbie for the project because he wanted to feature ‘something interesting to the public.’”
The full article can be seen at: http://huff.to/NtGZhe.
About the photographer:
“My name is Obi Nwokedi, and I’m a London based photographer, who with my team, loves shooting weddings, fashion and portraits, however we occasionally photograph other social events, concerts, and night life.”
“I’m afraid, I don’t have any emotional story about getting a camera as my 14th birthday present, or how my father before me was a photographer. I’m a regular IT analyst who a couple of years back, simply happened across some amazing photos online, and a passion was ignited. So after loads photography books, thousands of images shot, countless hours on photo forums, and several years later, here I am, using my God given talents to do what I simply love doing…”
For more information on Nwokedi and his photography, visit: http://www.photographybyobi.com/.