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Yaw Pare

Yaw Pare is a Ghanaian traveler and photographer changing the Ghanaian narrative through his lens.

Unknown to many, the gentleman who is celebrated for his photography has no training in photography. Everything he knows has been self-taught.

A born artist, Yaw painted in various mediums with pencil, charcoal, oil/watercolour and stippling till he found photography. According to him, he felt it was quite time-consuming and changed his art to capture images when he moved to Ghana. According to Mr Pare who is an adventurous globetrotter he first started shooting Ghana in 2010 after living in the United States for close to 16 years.

Yaw is not only changing the way we see Ghana but most of all he is connecting people together through photos of what it means to be Ghanaian.

Credit: Yen.com.gh