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Good Morning to everyone except the people who still think covid-19 is government propaganda.
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Because you don’t think you have it or don’t know people who have it doesn’t mean other people can’t get it. Save a life and #wearamask.
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I hope everyone had a great long weekend? I know I did! I visited new cities and stuffed my face with food (check out my stories)
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Based on the animation, what do you think we are talking about in this week’s YouTube video?
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As a woman who grew up in Nigeria, I was not aware of certain things about me that stood out till I moved to America in 2007!
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This week’s video was a difficult one to make because I had to dig up memories on racism and my experiences as a black immigrant woman in America.
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Please don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel. Link to subscribe in bio.
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Happy Monday!!
I read on Wall Street Journal that the best thing to do since we are so close to the US elections is to stay completely away from social media.
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I believe everyone is entitled to their opinion but the problem is people who come online to share misleading information & also troll others for not sharing the same opinion as them.
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No matter what side you are on, please protect your mental health and your sanity this week & be safe out there!
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As someone who LOVES animation, I decided to incorporate it in most videos I upload on YouTube. The animation either highlights what Tito and I talk about in the video, or the food we will be eating.
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For last Wednesday’s video, we ate Carnitas and the animation was a play on Mexico and craving Mexican food! Let me know if you like it!
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Please don’t forget to subscribe to our channel. We upload videos weekly.
Link in bio!
Music by @dmj.alao
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New Hair, Same Mindset
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FAQ: What type of camera do you use?
I use a Sony a7r II with a Sigma 24mm lens
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Photography is however not 100% about the equipment. Last year, I broke my camera so I had to use my phone to take alot of my travel pictures. You would not be able to tell.
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Photography is mainly about how well you can execute a vision. The equipment is secondary.
<Check out my flower bath post on tips for taking good pictures>
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ART AT HOME
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I had some flowers and fruits from a few weeks ago that were drying up and I decided to cut them up and make it art.
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Tips for taking pictures indoors
1. Have a vision. It makes the process faster. I look at IG & Pinterest for inspiration.
2. Always use extra lighting eg a ring light.
3. Add eye catching elements from your surroundings.
4. Use a backdrop that pops but is not too busy.
5. Use a wide angle lens
6. Last but not least, HAVE FUN!!!!
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What have you given up voluntarily or involuntarily because of quarantine?
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One of the things I have given up so far is alcohol. I drink in restaurants and outings but I have not been able to since quarantine and I have not sought it out as well.
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Do I miss social gatherings? Yes! Do I miss alcohol? Not really. I might have a beer after I post this though because now I am thinking about it 😂
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Is everyone as ready as I am to start traveling again? I am very excited to start a weekly segment on my YouTube channel which is a 5 minute travel chat.
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I will be sharing my travel stories and tips. Tips include saving for travel, travel photography, dating abroad etc.
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I was inspired to start this segment because I want to educate people on how to travel better when countries open up.
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First video will be up this weekend or early next week. Please subscribe to my channel. Link in bio
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America’s true independence day is Juneteenth but I digress 💅🏾
I am not mad at getting Friday off though. I was supposed to be in Jamaica this weekend but covid had other plans.
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I plan to spend the long weekend by exploring cities outside of Chicago and enjoying a picnic on a lavender field in Wisconsin.
How are you spending your long weekend?
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Did you find it challenging to create in quarantine? I know I did!
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Being creative at home is challenging for me because I am the type that always wants to go outside. I am learning to change that thought process and making use of the resources available to me.
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Now with everything opening back up, I am hoping to go outside soon (safely) and do what I love doing best which is creating.
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Can you believe that this is Uganda?!
I could barely believe it myself!! Africa has ALOT of gems that need to be discovered!
One of the gems and the country that surprised me most is Uganda!
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It is one of the cheapest countries I have ever visited and absolutely green and beautiful!
In Uganda, visiting Lake Bunyonyi is a must as well as taking a cruise down the Nile and Gorilla trekking.
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Gorillas can only be seen in Uganda, Rwanda and DRC so if you have the $$$ ($600), I recommend this activity for your travel bucketlist.
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