About Me

Nelson is a documentary photographer, filmmaker and communication professional based in Abuja, Nigeria, with particular interest in documenting culture, identity, children and social change around Africa.

He is a photography consultant for UNICEF Nigeria, and has been commissioned to work for other organizations such as  Getty Images, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, WHO-AFRO, StreetChild of Nigeria, United Purpose and Jingkingsiar in India.

Nelson believes photography is a strong tool to create social change – changing narratives and inspiring action.

Nelson is a member of the African Photojournalism Database (An Everyday Africa Project), he has also attended the Foundry Photography Workshop in Kigali Rwanda and the Canon Storytelling workshop in Lagos Nigeria. 

When he is not on assignment, Nelson also helps organisations meet their strategic communication needs and works on special projects. He can be contacted for assignments globally.

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