10 Nigerian Female Photographers You Should Know

The Photography Industry used to be dominated by men, but not anymore. We have spectacular female photographers doing well in the Nigerian photography industry as well.

In no particular order, these are some of the ones we love!

 

TY BELLO

TY Bello has become a household name in Nigeria. She is popularly known for both her photography skills and singing skills and she has created a successful career for herself in both industries.

TOSIN PEDRO GBAMIS

Tosin is a wedding and portrait photographer who travels all around Nigeria to capture and document rare moments in peoples lives. She tells the stories of love and life through her images.

ADEOLA ‘GOLD’ OLAGUNJU

Adeola Olagunju is quite unique with her works which is usually conceptual and deep. She is a critical, creative, meditative, and passionate artist. Her images speak volumes as they stage the photographer’s attempt to break free from the norm of photography

AISHA AUGIE-KUTA

Aisha is a photographer and film maker. She creates documentary, fashion and aerial photography. She explores a lot of ideologies in her works, such as portraying two sides to a story , gender and identity. Aisha’s photography creates visual art forms that speak through her lens.

YETUNDE AYENI-BABAEKO

Yetunde Ayeni-Babaeko is fascinated with traditional Yoruba culture. Her works reflect the mythology and storytelling tradition of the Yoruba people.For Babaeko, women are the custodians of tradition, so she uses black and white photography to capture the timelessness of her goddesses. She also uses her photography to document and educate women on breast cancer.

RONKE ALAO

Female Photographers

Ronke is the CEO of Ronke Alao Photography. She enjoys capturing special moments. Her works are inspired by the look of vulnerability on a baby’s face, a child’s laughter, a mother’s love, a father’s strength and a pregnant woman’s beauty and elegance.

LILIAN NOVO ISIORO

Lilian is a passionate Corporate and Documentary Photographer. She expressed her art across Africa. Her art explores the relationship she often has with herself and her immediate society. Her works are influenced by social issues, need to emphasize reality, historical events and in a way uses them to tell stories about the dynamism of a society. She creates striking narratives with her works.

LARA TIAMIYU

Female Photographers

Lara is the founder of La’Royal Concepts. She is a photographer and makeup artist. She creates unique works that perfectly blends beauty and photography. And she has created a name for herself both in the beauty industry and photography industry.

BISOLA IJALANA

Female Photographers

Bisola Ijalana is the Creative Director of M12BabyStudio. She enjoys creating arts of newborn, baby and Maternity Photography, capturing the essence and Purity of Life. Her Photography is for anyone who treasures the joy of a new life!

LOLA AKINMADE-ÅKERSTRÖM

Female Photographers

Lola is a travel photographer and writer. She captures images that reflect the real identity of a destination. Lola’s photography portfolio contains scenic photos of places and people on her frequent travels.

Please let us know in the comment section if you think we missed any!

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