Africa’s 1st BLIND Photographer

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Meet TV. A blind lady in her early 30s, she learnt to fend for herself at a very early age. Growing up in a poverty-striken neighborhood in Ekiti state, TV had a tough time along with her twin sister in a foster home without a father.

I met her for the first time on November 5, 2012. She wanted to learn photography. The idea of teaching a blind person photography was first introduced to me by my BRAND Consultant, Emmanuel Effiong-Bright. Although I was nervous at first, I gladly took on the challenge to groom Africa’s first blind photographer.

The first thing that comes to the average person’s mind is how IMPOSSIBLE the idea seems. And it so happens that I love facing challenges that seem impossible to surmount. Thank God I took this on. Although she has attended classes for just 8 days, the pictures she has taken thus…

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