My journey as a photographer started in high school when I started capturing images with my father’s digital camera (it still used a stiffie disk to capture images on-if that gives you an idea of how long ago this was). The instant access and gratification to capture, download and view my images sparked a lot of interest and creativity within me. I started experimenting with creative retouching and using different effects on the images I took of my younger sisters-who had no choice but to pose for me in all kinds of weird and wonderful scenarios I came up with….
My name is Emmanuel Ojo-Aromokundu, but most people know me as Emmy. I came to South Africa in March 2012 to study Electrical Engineering which wasn't my choice, but my parents. I joined the media team at my church that same year which was how I was introduced to camera work, starting off with videography.
I had an early start on the road at 5 am.
It was a 6-hour drive to the private game reserve. My excitement levels were off the charts. Not just because I was off on Safari but mostly because of the black square box with the Fujifilm logo on the back seat of my 4x4. The previous night at the launch of the Fujifilm X-H1 in Johannesburg. I had bought the X-H1.
My name is Dillon, I’m a Wedding and portrait photographer. My approach is a blend of documentary and fine art. I got started in photography about 5 years ago when I moved to Cape Town. I fell in love with the city and I wanted to capture everything I saw. I bought an entry level DSLR and photographed absolutely everything…