From Prison to Photography chronicles Seun Akisanmi’s journey from his first entrepreneurial adventure in the United States of America to prison, after committing fraud. His sojourns in the four different prisons he spent time in were marked by life-changing encounters with other inmates that greatly impacted his life and changed the course he was on.
After losing the opportunity of having and living the American dream and being deported back to Nigeria, Seun received one last chance to get back on course. He took it and stayed on it until a different kind of passion burnt through his veins, bringing a diversion.
He dared to venture into the photography industry against the counsel of many. In this book, he documents his journey into photography and the challenges that motivated him to organize one of the most impactful photography conferences in Africa: the Nigeria Photography Expo & Conference (NiPHEC). From Prison to Photography is an attempt to take you on this journey Seun had knowing very well you will take home multiple life and business lessons.