I discovered William Ukoh, WillyVerse (pictured above), on Instagram. He’s a wonderful Nigerian visual artist and photographer. I was immediately drawn to the pop of colours and clean lines.
Be it Architecture.. …or food. The colours! The vibrancy! And those were the gateway photos into the wonderful world of WillyVerse. I slowly discovered his versatility. He takes the campaign photos for the Andrea Iyamah swimwear brand. And he does beautiful portraits.. I’d loved to be photographed by him.. Or watch him work. And then some visual art experimentation: This series, I particularly love called ‘Rookie’. And ‘a study of privacy and identity’: He did this series I found on the Yagazie Emezi website called ‘Something to Do’. Focusing on hardworking folk on the streets of Lagos.
And because there are so many gorgeous photos by this man, here are some more from a ‘Dashiki’ series: