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IYA OSUNÍKE ODÒLADÉ OKUNYINKA

Rhonisha Dione

*due to font restrictions, all tonal marks are not reflected in the Yoruba spellings.

Ọ̀ṣuníkẹ, the one who Ọ̀un adores. Odòladé, the river takes the crown. Okunyinka, the ocean surrounds me. All of my praise names have been given to me by the cosmic forces and great Mothers that walk with me in this lifetime. They remind me everyday of who I am, and who I came here to be. Àṣẹ!

COME TAKE A JOURNEY WITH ME

LIFTING THE VEIL

Stepping into the world of photography in 2007 was truly the start of my own self-discovery as an adult. This craft has has challenged me to move in authenticity by requiring me to discover my niche, my place within the photography world that keeps me true to myself. 

Photography has nurtured my personal growth as a human and a creator by never allowing me to stay within my comfort zone, but always pushing me to explore the creative ideas in my head and ultimately birth them into existence.

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I ENCOURAGE YOU TO QUESTION SOCIETAL NORMS , TO SHED MASKS THAT HINDER YOUR TRUE SELF, AND EMBRACE YOUR UNIQUE IDENTITY

IT IS IN BEAUTY WHERE SHE IS MOST POWERFUL

There is healing in the art of portraiture. The healing begins the moment you decide to turn yourself into artwork. It is an honor for me to be your guide along the healing process. Having gone through the sometimes difficult work of believing in my own beauty, I am able to pick up on the nuances of the insecurities that women hold onto. This allows me to connect and assist you with moving through those feelings in order to create an image that allows those insecurities to melt away. 

WHERE THE BLACK WOMAN IS CENTERED & CELEBRATED

UNAPOLOGETICALLY

I have and continue to photograph people from all walks of life and from all around the world. However, it is my intention to change the visual representation of Black women and therefore they are centered in my work.

Black women are the foundation of existence and are entitled to space that honor them. Rhonisha Dione Fine Art Photography is one of those spaces.

THE ART OF MAKING PORTRAITS

IT IS IN BEAUTY WHERE SHE IS MOST POWERFUL

There is healing in the art of portraiture. The healing begins the moment you decide to turn yourself into artwork. It is an honor for me to be your guide along the healing process. Having gone through the sometimes difficult work of believing in my own beauty, I am able to pick up on the nuances of the insecurities that women hold onto. This allows me to connect and assist you with moving through those feelings in order to create an image that allows those insecurities to melt away. 

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AWAKENING

A SOULFUL JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY AND PERSONAL TRANSFORMATION

And it all starts with embracing vulnerability and taking a step outside of your comfort zone, relinquishing control, and allowing me to create something just for you.

NOURISH YOUR SOUL

DO IT FOR YOU

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AWAKENING

A SOULFUL JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY AND PERSONAL TRANSFORMATION

And it all starts with embracing vulnerability and taking a step outside of your comfort zone, relinquishing control, and allowing me to create something just for you.

NOURISH YOUR SOUL

DO IT FOR YOU

IYA OSUNÍKE ODÒLADÉ OKUNYINKA

Rhonisha Dione

Ọ̀ṣuníkẹ, the one who Ọ̀un adores. Odòladé, the river takes the crown. Okunyinka, the ocean surrounds me. All of my praise names have been given to me by the cosmic forces and great Mothers that walk with me in this lifetime. They remind me everyday of who I am, and who I came here to be. Àṣẹ!

*due to font restrictions, all tonal marks are not reflected in the Yoruba spellings.