Messay Shoakena

Currently based in Washington, DC, Messay is a freelance photographer who grew up in Ethiopia, Madagascar, Kenya, Cameroon and the United States. Through his travels to various countries, he has developed a strong appreciation of different cultures and their beauty which he shares through his images.

In addition to several online publications and blogs, his photography work has been featured on the The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and Mother Jones Magazine. He enjoys learning and experimenting with both the creative and technical aspects of photography

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