About Me

Diallo Dixon
I am a Jamaican photographer who captures a wide variety of subjects through his viewfinder. As my roots lie in black & white film work, I tend to lean towards b&w for digital work. My non-commissioned work tend to lean towards fine art or wall art works, however im also available for commissioned work such as weddings, product photography and more. My official portfolio can be viewed at www.diallodixonphotography.com
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Wall Art Decor

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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  • I have been doing this photography thing for a long time now, from the days of processing black & white film to today's digital technology, and have quite a collection of photographs taken over the years. So I figured what better way to start a newsletter series than to share with you samples of my work that spans a number of years, and at the same time maybe give you a few decorative ideas for your home i.e. Wall Art Decor.

    So pretty much I tried to visualize what some of my photos might look like printed on canvas gallery wraps, standout mounts or framed. I then took it a step further and displayed them on sample rooms taken from FreePhotosBank.com. Hopefully this helps to visualize what they may look like in your home.

    There are different ways of mounting these photos:

    Standout mounts give a contemporary look to unframed prints. With stand out mounts prints are mounted on light-weight material that is ready to hang

    Traditional framing options are also available.

    A sample of a print on canvas gallery wrap.

     If you see any that catches your eye that you may want in your living room or bedroom, you can buzz me at diallodixonphotography@gmail.com

    Maternity photo session at Palisados...in assoc. with Pumpkin2munchkin

  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012
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  • Taken from their Facebook page:

    "Pumpkin2munchkin aims to revolutionize you and your child's (newborn - 6yrs) lives, by providing you with quality items and services at affordable rates"

    They also offer photo services to their customers courtesy of yours truly. To get this off the ground we have been offering a few free photoshoots in a effort to build up a portfolio of photos for pumpkin2munchkin. This was one such photoshoot.

    These were taken out by Palisados. You can see the rest of the photos on my facebook page.

    Kingston Bridal Week: Pretty Little Designs - Social, Corporate/Business and Wedding Stationery in Jamaica

  • Monday, October 22, 2012
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  • Pretty Little Designs offers social, corporate and wedding stationery with a creative edge. At Kingston Bridal Week they were showcasing mainly their wedding stationery offerings.

    You can check them out on their website at www.prettylittledesigns.com, and you can also find them on facebook.

    Kingston Bridal Week: Petals and Promises

  • Thursday, October 11, 2012
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  •  "Petals & Promises", one of the partners for Kingston Bridal Week, provides Bridal dresses and accessories, Men's formal wear, planning services and more. Full listing of their services can be found on their facebook page. Their booth was among the more decorative of the expo. Here are a few photos of their display:

    Kingston Bridal Week: Spaces

  • Tuesday, October 09, 2012
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  • Taken from their facebook page:

    "A celebration of home, Spaces is a store for the quality and style conscious consumer. We are dedicated to offering our customers distinct, eclectic, casual home accents and gifts at a good value. We seek to offer a new way of living that is resourceful and economical. Our approach to interior design is based on the timeless appeal of all things simple, crisp, clean and classic. We seek to provide
     our customers with practical and stylish lifestyle accessories designed to solve everyday needs. Our ever-changing assortment is presented in a sensory environment that blends all the elements of colours, textures, scents, fabrics, furniture and objects. These combined elements provide our customers the “spice” needed to personalize their homes.

    We are a socially conscious company that conducts business with personal and professional integrity. The store is comprised of knowledgeable, talented associates led by experienced and able management eager to help all of our customers with their home d├ęcor needs. Our associates are dedicated to sharing their knowledge of our merchandise with customers and engaging them in ways that result in loyal, long-term relationships."

    My wife has a keen design eye and has bought a few things from Spaces. Believe me when I say they have some fantastic pieces in their store.

    Here are a few photos of their booth at Kingston Bridal Week:

    See more photos here.

    Kingston Bridal Week: Topp In Designz: Paperie and Fine Creations

  • Monday, October 08, 2012
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  • Topp In Designz was one of the vendors of Kingston Bridal Week. Their display booth is below. Note, the entire display booth is made of paper, down to the dress on display:

     They had some very interesting things on display. Check out the below sample wedding invitation:

    This booth was one of the more memorable ones for me personally.

    More photos from the expo can be found here.

    Kingston Bridal Week 2012

  • Sunday, October 07, 2012
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  • Kingston Bridal Week was the follow up to the Wyndham Wedding Spectacular. I was invited once again to cover this event. Needless to say it was bigger than the last one in that this event involved a full week of activities. They definitely went bigger and bolder. I covered the last two days which was the showcase by all wedding vendors i.e. wedding planners, decor, cakes, make up artists, photographers, music, etc etc. You can view the full set of photos here.


  • Monday, July 09, 2012
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  • From time to time I go digging around in the archives and find gems I overlooked. This was taken sometime last year I think at Palisados early in the morning before sunrise. Although im not much of a landscape photog this came out fairly well I think.

    Shooting for shooting sake

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2012
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  • It has been a fairly active past couple of weeks in terms of photo jobs. I had 3 major jobs in May alone, in fact had 3 photo sessions 3 days in a row (that was a killer!). However in the past year or so ive done very little personal projects. Ive been trying to figure out what aspect of photography I love the most, and hence what it is that I "should" be shooting. Somewhere along the line I stopped shooting what I "wanted" to, and instead been trying to figure out what I "should" be shooting. Instead I ended up not shooting altogether lol. So on Sunday I stopped thinking so much about what I should be shooting and just grabbed my camera and looked for something to shoot. There were some poinsettias at the front of my house that we've had for a months, and unfortunately did not survive the hot summer sun. I thought the dried leaves made for an interesting subject. To be honest im kinda tired/bored of shooting anything nature-related but I went ahead anyway, and ended up feeling good about it. The below is one from the set:

    Mr and Mrs Blacke

  • Friday, June 08, 2012
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  • The makers of "Last Call" presents their theatre production for 2012 called "Mr and Mrs Blacke". I was also afforded the opportunity of once again working with this team for their upcoming show. I must say that im very impressed with the way they are working to put this show together in terms of the preparations, the ideas, the marketing, everything. They are really going all out to come with something different in the theatre scene in Jamaica and they will be successful. In addition, being a part of this project has challenged me photographically just as it did last year for "Last Call" so im definitely grateful for the opportunity.

    I will write about the shoots for this show in upcoming blogs, but for now you can visit their facebook page http://www.facebook.com/eightsevensix or their website www.eightsevensix.com.

    To show how big they are going, see this photo of a billboard for the show on Old Hope Road:

    My Website

  • Sunday, May 13, 2012
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  • Finally have a URL of my own.


    Check it out, let me know what you think!

    Jamaica Observer's Mogul in the Making competition nominee -- Beautiful Earth

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2012
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  • Congrats to Veronica Reid of Beautiful Earth who has been nominated for Jamaica Observer's "Mogul in the making" competition! Click here to vote or to get invitations for this event.

    Jump back to the Beautiful Earth photoshoot we did a few months ago for samples of what she offers her customers.

    Denver D album launch: Musically Disturbed

  • Sunday, March 18, 2012
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  • On March 21, 2012, Denver D will be launching his first album "Musically Disturbed". As a fan of his music and a supporter of live music in general, I can somewhat share in the excitement of this milestone in his career.

    A few things about Denver D, taken from http://www.denverd.com:

    "Following in the footsteps of many great musicians who came out of the famous Alpha Boys’ School in Jamaica, Denver D is not just knocking, but beating on the global door. Trained in multiple instruments at the school, he has used his talent to become a Master Percussionist. Denver’s training has manifested a beautiful multi-textured spectrum of his musical genius."

    "This young musician has already toured half the world with Jimmy Cliff, Luciano, and others, gaining much experience and knowledge of global audiences, appearing in a number of international festivals such as Rotodam, Reggae Sumfest and Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival, to name a few.   He has also performed on albums for Grammy winners Stephen and Damian Marley, and for many other artistes as well."

    "...his music has been described as ‘worldbeat’ with a reggae fusion, incorporating reggae, jazz, pop, R&B and various musical genres to create a unique synthesis.“Musically Disturbed” is best described as a potpourri of easy listening, dance grooves & rhythmic ballads, to lift the spirit and soothe the soul"

    I hope to make this show and will be walking with my camera. In the meantime here are a few photos from a show at Red Bones last year.

    Denver D brings on his daughter to perform with him:

    Denver D with the backup vocalists of D'Family:

     Taking a moment to "reason" with his audience:

    Random Photo: Wedding-ness

  • Saturday, March 10, 2012
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  • Wyndham Wedding Spectacular 2012

  • Saturday, February 25, 2012
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  • A few photos from the Wyndham Wedding Spectacular 2012, including a "Trash the dress" demonstration by Marcia E Roberts

    Marcia had a photo booth set up where people could take photos and have them emailed later.

    Marcia and event host Kiki

    Make up by "Face Forward"

     Make up by Paul March

    Make up by Kimberly Patterson

    "Trash the dress" demonstration