WWTYTK 2017 

#WeWantTheYouthsToKnow first networking exhibition conference on 08/09/17 Powered by Zenith Bank.

On the 8th September 2017 Oluwabusayo Okusi and Oritsegbemi Emore successfully organised the maiden edition of #WeWantTheYouthsToKnow. A networking event for young African photographers.

“The only thing stopping you from moving forward is you.”

5 renowned photographers, that embody the excitement of the youth including Kelechi Amadi; the pioneer of photography in Nigeria spoke about the problems offering a question and answer session at the end of each topic, providing the opportunity for the youth to flourish, learn and ask these speakers questions

 

The photographers included

- Kelechi Amadi

- Tobbinator

- Emmanuel Oyeleke

- Prince Meyson

- Yomi Akanni

 

The event was covered by BBC

 

As photographers we noticed three major problems facing the photography industry in Nigeria:

1. Lack of support system in the Nigerian photography industry

2. Lack of diversity in the Nigerian photography industry

3. No union governing the act of photographers in Nigeria

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