No Wahala by Oli Hillyer-Riley
Self-published by Oli Hillyer-Riley 2020.
No Wahala roughly translated means "no problem" in Hausa, the native tongue of many Nigerians. A statement of positive confirmation and easy going approval.
Oli Hillyer-Riley's new book features images the photographer shot whilst in Lagos with Dylan Graves and Dane Gudauskas for the fomer's Weird Waves video series (must see viewing if you haven't already, check it out here). The stars of the show are the local kids of Lagos' Tarkwa Bay, who's connection to the ocean is full of insatiable joy and fun.
Oli's book is filled with charming and intimate photos of the boys as they surf on the old battered boards abandoned by travelling surfers who have passed through. All profits from the sale of No Wahala will go to the Tarkwa Bay Surf Club and the non-profit Positive Vibe Warriors (find out more at PositiveVibeWarriors.com).
As well as standard copies of the book, we also have a handful of signed copies with the option of adding an 8x10 photographic print made by Oli of one of his favourite flicks from No Wahala!
ABOUT OLI HILLYER-RILEY
Oli is a photographer & director specialising in portrait, sport and lifestyle photography for the advertising industry. He has a finely honed ability to convey a direct message with crisp beautiful images inspired by his love of being outdoors in epic places. Now based in London and originally from the south coast of the UK, Oli grew up skating and surfing, which still informs his work. If he's not grafting away in the city, you'll find him by the sea somewhere.