By: Malikah Shabazz
Images By: Rahmeek Rasul
Eid Ul-Adha. The greater Eid. Around the world, Muslims celebrated Eid by wearing their best fabric and sweetest oils. The multitude of pictures shared across social media showcased the beauty of Muslims across the diaspora. However, it’s the lens of special photographers that helped tell stories of the celebration.
One of those photographers is Rahmeek Rasul. The Atlanta-based visual griot specializes in portraiture and documentary photography with subject ranging from local artists to fortune 500 CEOs. Inspired by the likes of Gordon Parks and Richard Avadon, this year Rasul turned his lens towards the Atlanta muslim community to capture both Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha. Below are the stories he captured.
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Rahmeek is photographer based out of Atlanta, Georgia. He was born in New York City and has lived in various cities. He specializes in portraiture and documentary photography.
Focusing his camera on social issues surrounding identity and culture. Inspired by a host of photographers ranging from Gordon Parks to Richard Avedon. Rahmeek loves to travel, drink coffee and meet new people. He has never met a stranger.