James Barnor: Ghana’s photography genius

From crawling babies to ‘cool Constance’, Barnor spent decades capturing his country’s independence and the diaspora experience during the swinging 60s. Alfred Quarshie by the advertising board of the Ever Young Studio, circa 1955.

I started taking pictures when I was 4

My name is Moyinoluwa Oluwaseun. I’m 7 years old, I take pictures. We a person is taller than me or there’s a group of people ad e, I’m too short. All I need to do is just climb on a chair to take from their head to their feet. I

Photobombing shoots bread seller into modelling success

For Olajumoke Orisaguna, life was a challenge. She had to leave her husband and village to earn money for her two young children, but it turned out the move to the big city was worthwhile — and we’re not talking about her work as a

Temitope Akinnusi: The blind photographer from Nigeria

Temitope Akinnusi was just 10 years old, when he lost an eye trying to protect his mum from armed robbers.  “It all happened in 2003. Then, I was 10 years old. On that night we were upstairs in a rented apartment. We heard a loud noise