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Fear & Desire: Release

We’re back! ๐Ÿ™‚ So sorry we’ve been gone so long but we were รœBER busy with our exhibition. Didn’t hear about that? For shame! You’ve come to the right place though, so get comfortable and enjoy!

Our first personal out of town shoot was at the beautiful Castle Forest Lodge, a homely serene location on the foothills of Mount Kenya. That was back in 2012 and we have grown so much since then. When we came up with another nature โ€“ themed concept, we knew instantly that we wanted to go back to Castle and do the location justice, with the benefit of experience and learning on our side.

โ€œFear and Desireโ€ is an original creative concept that tells a story about beauty and contrast through texture in landscapes, make up, styling and an ethereal mood. “Fear & Desire: Release” is our first instalment in a three part series so we’ve got lots more coming up for you ๐Ÿ˜‰

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We are extremely grateful to everyone who made this concept and exhibition such a great success; from the dedicated crew who sacrificed time, money and especially sleep, our gracious hosts Njuri and Scott Geller who opened up their lovely cabinย to us, The Shifteye Galleryย who went to great lengths to accommodate us during the period of our exhibition and everyone who physically came to support us. Special S/O to Quentin Ikiki, Juliet Kidula, Kato Changeย and Jonas Nyacomba, some of the best friends anyone can ever have, for their unmeasurable support. We can’tย go without mentioning our awesome partners Katungulu Mwendwaย andย SOKOย who entrusted us with some of their most precious pieces which really tied the whole concept together. Asanteni ๐Ÿ™‚

 

 

 

Crew:

Photographer โ€“ย Migwa Nthigah

Lighting โ€“ย Andrew Mageto

Behind the scenes film โ€“ Mette Nordvig

Producer โ€“ย Dean Okonji / Quentin Ikiki

Fear โ€“ย Francesca Adhiambo

Desire โ€“ Esleen Muniale

Stylist โ€“ Soraya Mugambi

Hair & Make up โ€“ย Sinitta Owor

A Magiq Lens Kenya and Eye โ€“ Queue Productions Collaboration

29 Comments

  • Adelaide Nandeya

    19.05.2014 at 09:23 Reply

    THOSE OUTFITS!!!! *Sits in corner*
    Migz and Nimo = Powerful ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Magiq Lens

      19.05.2014 at 12:27 Reply

      thank you Ade ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Ciiru

    19.05.2014 at 20:08 Reply

    Absolutely stunning! Great job!

    • Ciiru Munyi

      19.05.2014 at 20:09 Reply

      Rimmo and Migz! Well done

      • Magiq Lens

        20.05.2014 at 09:01 Reply

        thanks Ciiru ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Gabriel Mwangi

    19.05.2014 at 20:56 Reply

    Very Nice Stuff.. I like the concept and the lighting especially

    • Magiq Lens

      20.05.2014 at 09:01 Reply

      thank you Gabriel!

  • Nyacomba Jonas

    20.05.2014 at 01:41 Reply

    I think Magiq Lens is going so many places ๐Ÿ™‚ I am so happy that this has been a door for so many opportunities and i am happy that it begins with a small step for many more adventures ๐Ÿ™‚ magiq baibe guys!!

    • Magiq Lens

      20.05.2014 at 09:00 Reply

      thank you Jonas ๐Ÿ™‚ #MagiqBaby

  • yvette

    20.05.2014 at 09:56 Reply

    i am i awe of this shoot, words cannot describe it….excellent job

    • Magiq Lens

      20.05.2014 at 10:11 Reply

      thank you very much, Yvette ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Kung'u Kiuna

    20.05.2014 at 10:13 Reply

    Absolutely amazing!

    • Magiq Lens

      20.05.2014 at 11:08 Reply

      asante brother!

  • Ras Makonnen

    20.05.2014 at 11:52 Reply

    Very nice works guys! Respect!

    • Magiq Lens

      20.05.2014 at 11:57 Reply

      asante sana!

  • Wairimu Wagacha

    20.05.2014 at 12:11 Reply

    I love Desire. The purple is sooo *italian gesture for perfect* Chilling for your next works

    • Magiq Lens

      20.05.2014 at 12:13 Reply

      Thank you very much Wairimu ๐Ÿ™‚ we’ve got a few things up our sleeve ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Ivy Mokeira

    20.05.2014 at 12:15 Reply

    Your work is truly amazing, good stuff.

    • Magiq Lens

      20.05.2014 at 12:19 Reply

      thank you, Ivy ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Muhoro Macharia

    20.05.2014 at 16:28 Reply

    …. Awesome BHS, Out of this world Pic’s … This is the kind of next level stuff Kenya has been looking forward to …

    • Magiq Lens

      20.05.2014 at 16:34 Reply

      thank you Muhoro! we’re hoping to continue challenging the norm

  • Sasha Githinji

    20.05.2014 at 16:55 Reply

    Everything turned out great. I can wait for the other 2 editions. Oh, and I think the launch event turned out great.

    • Magiq Lens

      21.05.2014 at 08:38 Reply

      thank you, Sasha! ๐Ÿ™‚ we can’t wait either!

  • Shao Mwinga

    20.05.2014 at 21:50 Reply

    This is just the kind of photography that will take kenyans to the world awards..big up…

    • Magiq Lens

      21.05.2014 at 08:37 Reply

      wow, thank you very much ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Gladys

    21.05.2014 at 09:43 Reply

    Cool Stuff!!

  • wachira

    21.05.2014 at 11:16 Reply

    mind blown!!!!!

  • Nimoh Wagacha

    16.05.2015 at 09:15 Reply

    This is really awesome!!The make up,styling, the venue and especially the photos all work out so perfectly.

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