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Instagrammers on the Continent to Watch

Instagrammers on the Continent to Watch
December 1, 2014 Roxanne L. Scott

As the SMW Lagos Team preps for #TravelAfrica Day, we figured we’d get you excited about traveling to the continent. Here are African instagrammers using their camera and social media to change the narrative of Africa.

 

@truthslinger

Kenyan photographer Mutua Matheka’s tagline on instagram is “I choose to see the beauty in the mundane.” Join his 54,000+ followers on Instagram as he does just that.

 

Mutua Matheka

From Mutua Matheka’s instagram account

 

@beediamondhead

Catch fashion and style, past and present, from this South African instagrammer who is also a stylist.

 

Bee Diamondhead

Celebrating the past on Bee Diamondhead’s page

 

@lagosphotofestival

Learn a thing or two from the official account of the Nigerian-based photo festival.

Find the official Lagos Photo Festival account @lagosphotofestival

Find the official Lagos Photo Festival account @lagosphotofestival

 

@andrewesiebo

Travelers descending on Nigeria for the SMWLagos will love photographer’s Instagram page. They’ll get a sneak peak of the colors and sights of  the country.

 

Andrew Esiebo

From Esiebo’s instagram account

@laura_eltantawy

Egyptian photojournalist Laura El-Tantawy’s instagram account serves as her visual diary.

 

Laura El-Tantawy

find El-Tantawy’s page @laura_eltantawy

 

The theme for Social Media Week Lagos 2015 is Upwardly Mobile: The Rise of a Connected Africa. If you have any questions about traveling to the conference, please contact yours truly at roxanne.scott@gmail.com. I hope to see you in Lagos.

 

 

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