From Lagos, his creativity in Photography has taken him places around the world and also made him meet crucial people in his field.
In 1997, Shola Balogun popularly known as 'Shola Creative' started his journey into world of photography during the era when you will have to wait days until a whole film is exhausted before your picture can get printed. Shola would have been a journalist but he evinced his Love for Photography by going to Yaba College of Technology to study photography. “I studied Photography in YabaTech because of my love for photography”.
Photography, however, has taken to different countries for seminars in a bid to improve on what he has acquired. Shola’s job has taken him to Amsterdam, Ghana, South Africa, Germany and London to name a few.
When asked what keeps his customers coming back; he revealed to “Cashintransit” that it’s his humility and punctuality and nothing more. “My humility and punctuality keeps them coming back to me because they already understand my mode of operation.”
His studio, which is located in Surulere hosts photo session of celebs but still Shola Creative Studio is open to everyone that wants to take pictures there. Prices of picture are made affordable for the populace, Celebs and corporate organizations.
Shola further revealed to Cashintransit that what makes his job standout is focus, lots of research, Seminars, Prayer, Creativity and the time he devotes to his job.
SholaCreative studio is one of the most sought-after studio by Nigerian Celebrities. He has worked for Ali Baba, Zack Orji, Ebube, Julius Agwu, Halimat Abubakar, Desmond Elliot, Funke Akindele and all Delta Soap models.
He’s currently the official Photographer for Delta Soap company.
View some picture taken in his studio below:
SHOLACREATIVE studio is located at 11c Bola Shodipe Street, off Adelabu road, Masha, Surulere, Lagos.
Contact: 08023257246. 08038646182. BB PIN: 238314EB.