Born on August 1, 1988, in Lagos,
Nigeria, Somto has always been art inclined – to draw, paint, mould and carve.
After he discovered Photoshop and Fireworks, he launched his career as a
graphic designer and illustrator, and has been shooting professionally since
He brings a unique blend of experience, vision and distinction to his style of photography. He has been
commissioned by the African Council of Optometry and The Sight and Hope
Foundation among others. He has photographed several Nigerian celebrities and
dignitaries, with Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, President of the Federal Republic of
Nigeria at the top of the list.
He holds a degree in Banking and
Finance from Babcock University.