August Udoh

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August Udoh is a Nigerian photographer best known for his photography of the Dambe traditional boxers in Nigeria.[1] He has done many celebrity portraits including those for M.I Abaga, eLDee, Eva Alordiah, Burna Boy, YCee,[2] Iceprince and others.[3][4] In 2017, he created a photo series about athletes with disabilities to shed light on their struggles.[5] In 2018, he did a photography series “Dambe” highlighting the underground martial arts club called Dambe. He created the series as a way for the photographs to be “shedding light upon such regional disparities.”[6]

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  1. ^ CNN, Nosmot Gbadamosi,. "Forgotten Nigerian martial art is growing online". CNN. Retrieved 2018-10-09.
  2. ^ Caine, Banke (October 9, 2018). "Feel The Monochrome Mode: 10 Photos By Portraitist August Udoh". Farabale Weekly.
  3. ^ "August Udoh, Chairman of Photography in Nigeria, Shares his Insight of the Field". resourcemagonline.com. Retrieved 2018-10-09.
  4. ^ "This Photo Series By August Udoh Explores The Beauty of Alpha Beach | Ndani Lifestyle". ndanilifestyle.com. Retrieved 2018-10-09.
  5. ^ Jacon, Prince (2017-07-07). "August Udoh Beautifully Captures The Strength Of Athletes With Disabilities". Konbini Nigeria. Retrieved 2018-10-09.
  6. ^ CNN, Nosmot Gbadamosi,. "Forgotten Nigerian martial art is growing online". CNN. Retrieved 2018-10-09.