marianne olaleye

For Marianne Olaleye, photography is about storytelling and expressions of human behaviour. She describes her work as simple and candid – a means of portraying people who demonstrate beauty not only in their physical appearance, but also in the relationship they have with their environment.

A recurring theme in her photography is the candid nature of feminine beauty.

Simplicity is at the core of her work.

Each person has a story to tell; therefore Marianne aims to give them the center stage while showcasing the universality, and raw, natural beauty of women.
She hopes that her images will play a role in improving representations of beauty.


His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar - former Vice President of Nigeria
His Excellency, Akinwunmi Ambode - former Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria
Aftenposten - Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway
LSE Africa Summit
Bridge Models
Nia Pettitt
Young Enterprise UK
Mirror Me by Fisayo Longe
Melissa's Wardrobe

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