THE FACES BEHIND THE CAMERA: THE AFRICAN FASHION PHOTOGRAPHERS TO LOOK OUT FOR IN 2017.

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People love, love, love photos. Hence the massive traffic on our social media platforms. I don’t think we can help it. Of course, this is amazing but there is something we tend to forget in all of this, the talent behind the cameras. It slips our minds that photographers are the backbone of the media industry in print, broadcast and the internet.

Today’s article goes out to all the photographers, especially fashion photographers. With that here are African photographers and studios with amazing talent and skill to look out for in 2017.

1.KELECHI AMADI-OBI

With his passion for photography even with a Degree in Law, Nigerian-born, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, went into studio art full time. He has been very successful over the years with some of his works have been featured in exhibitions within and outside Nigeria.He is truly an inspiration.

2. OMAR VICTOR DIOP.

Senegalese photographer, Omar Victor Diop, has made a name for himself in the media industry as a very talented creative and we cannot wait to see more of his works.

3. BARBARA MINISHI

Barbara Minishi is a professional photographer and art director from Nairobi, Kenya with an eye for detail which makes her one of the best.

4. DEUN IVORY

She is popular for being a skilled photographer, illustrator and creative entrepreneur. Her message is that of self-care, women’s empowerment and the celebration for women of colour through design and creative direction.

5. APAG STUDIOS

Ghanaian in origin, the works of Apagnawen Annankra have been very much celebrated because of his keen eye and talent in what he does.He is an inspiration to the young generation as a self-taught photographer.

6. TREVOR STUURMAN

Hailing from South Africa, Trevor Stuurman, is a force to reckon with as an amazing photographer.

7. WANDAZ LAB

This Tanzanian photography brand by Clemence Eliah is the true definition of talent to the max.

8. DOLSMEDIA

All the way from Accra, Ghana, Kalejaiye Olawale, is a photographer whose talent we should all watch out for in 2017.

9.FABOLOUS BANJI

Abuja- based photographer, Banji Abioye’s talent is crazy. Check out his photos.

10.VICTOR PEACE

Written by: Christine Wothaya

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