Female Ghanaian photographers are often overlooked compared to their male counterparts globally. We are changing the conversation.
I’ve discovered 15 amazing women from my native country. This list is Part 1 of a two-part series. We need to show solidarity to these queens and allow them to be apart of the conversations when hiring women for ad campaigns, fashion, and commercial opportunities.
Curated by Awal Yussif
Sharon O Photography
Sharon O is a Ghana-based photographer whose work has taken her far and beyond. Her focus is on fashion, beauty, and editorial, with her subject mainly being women. She uses beautiful serene spots, colors, movement, and emotion in creating stunning images.
Senyuiedzorm Awusi Adadevoh
Senyuiedzorm is a Ghanaian photographer who currently resides in Ghana. She’s breaking boundaries in the field of sports and travel photography. She’s captured some amazing shots of the influential Black people, some high profile athletes, and events.
Josephine is the founder and the head runner at Mumble Photography. Josephine’s photography comprises of events, weddings, and portraiture. Her manipulation approach to her images creates a personal mood keeping the viewer intrigued.
Her brand name, Matilda Dogbatsey, is popularly known, “Kafui Praise,” was raised in the Volta region and currently lives in Tema, Ghana. She captures events, weddings, portraits, and documentaries. Considering her great potential with her camera, Matilda is the one-to-watch in filmmaking as well.
QueenShutter is a documentary, corporate, and event photographer. She uses social documentaries to tell stories about the culture and history of society with her work.
Elom Ayayee Portraiture
Elom Ayayee is a bespoke luxury portrait photographer who captures fine art, maternity, newborn, and beauty. Elom’s images are about legacy and emotion.
Teresa Meka is a self-taught photographer. She captures art and documentary photography. She uses her work as a form of expression and how that evolves with time. Her work is very personal and detail-oriented.
The United States and Accra, Ghana
Mandy O is an international luxury photographer whose work has taken her to places like Asia, Africa, and America. She specializes in weddings, lifestyle, portrait, infant, and maternity photography.
In the current climate, it’s vital to show Female Ghanaian Photographers’ love and support.