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Tobi Afolabi: Profile + Interview

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Tobi Afolabi: Interview

The first words that comes to your mind when you hear Inspiration, Passion, and Strength


Who are you? (Answer how you interpret this question)

Just another person doing what I love.

Why do you do what you do?

I really like taking pictures. It’s my way of showing the world what I can do. 

When did you know this is what you wanted to do, and what events led you to choose it?

I was in boarding school on a boring Sunday afternoon. So I picked up a camera my dad had given me, no idea how to use it, but I went out with my friend and we started taking random photos. That was when I knew I wanted to keep on taking photos.

Toughest thing you had to overcome to do what you do? And what/who helped you?

When I have to select which pictures to use. Sometimes I could take up to 400 and need only 5. I mostly go over it countless of times and finally pick the ones to use. Also I ask the client which ones he prefers.

Has anyone/anything ever inspired you to become who you are (to follow your dreams)? Have you ever inspired anyone directly?

Every successful person inspires me. No matter what they do.

One mistake that you made in your journey? How have you learnt from them?

Hard work pays.

Upcoming projects? Plans/goal? (about anything, if you have any)

Growing everyday.

What advice would you give to other people? (Just about life in general - It could be about anything)

You can never stop learning. Listen to people’s ideas and add them to yours.

Say anything you want, about anything (Last words)

Thank you for the opportunity to be featured on your blog.

Tobi Afolabi: Profile

Full name

Tobi Afolabi

Place of Birth? (city, country)

Lagos, Nigeria

Where you live now? (city, country)

Ottawa, Canada

Origins (where parents are from)? (city, country)

Lagos, Nigeria

First Language?


What do you do? (Profession/Occupation)



How long have you been doing it?

Started in 2011

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