Your Name: Jojo Afful
What do you do?: I am a Photographer
What's the name of your company: Swish Studios
Where is your company located?: Accra
How did you get started in your field?: Well, I used to admire pictures a lot but it was a low-key thing until I chanced on the work of a fellow photographer whose work I still admire. I would say that sealed the deal for me. I bought my camera a few months after.
Tell us a bit more about your company: We are a team of Photographers and Videographers who love what we do and our main aim is to provide the best services to our clients whether in Ghana or the world at large.
How did your education and previous experiences help you to become what you are today?: They say when life gives you lemons, make lemonades. Simply put, I just decided to make the best out of every situation, pick up the good from the bad and I was good to go.
Is there anything else you are working on at this time?: Yep, I'm into T-shirt printing.
How do you define success?: When you put a smile on your clients face at the end of the day and then you can sleep with a smile on your face also.
If you had to start your career/company over again, what would you do differently?: I would probably choose a better camera to start with, and maybe a better selection of my gear because I currently own some stuff that I no longer find necessary.
What are the top qualities you would require in someone who wants to work with/for you?: Must be interesting and jovial; Must be creative and passionate ; Must be willing to give and receive knowledge.
What advice would you give to students, young professionals and aspiring changemakers/entrepreneurs?: Colossians 3:23!
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