I`m driven by the subject`s feeling of not being heard because of factors that the society inflicts on people with health problems. This is why i create still images! To give people a voice so that they can breathe...




Aisha Bada is a medical doctor in training and photojournalist based in Lagos, Nigeria; her work is inspired by a passion to tell visual stories that would create awareness of various environmental, medical and health issues. 


She began to explore photography at the age of 17, exploring street documentary and smartphone photography. She takes an immersive approach to visual storytelling, creating relationships with the subject she intends to represent spending months and years embedded in their lives. Her work focuses on capturing a moment whether it is portraiture, lifestyle or any form of medical documentary work.








Class of 2017/2018 Medicine and Surgery (in progress)


2013 Online and Multimedia Journalism







2020 Master of. Photography with Steve McCurry, The Masterclass


2019 Canon Storytelling Masterclass Participant







African Photojournalism Database (APJD), a joint project by World Press Photo Foundation and Everyday Africa


Indigenous Photograph  


Black Women Photographers


African Women Photograph







2021 Month of Photography Festival, projected on Daniels & Fischer Tower, Denver, Colorado (outdoor via Indigenous Photograph)


2020 New Nigeria Studios - "MASK UP" (online via ART X Lagos)







2021 Radio Now 95.3FM


2021 Wellcome Photo Prize


2021 No Wahala Mag







2021 The Guardian







2020 Pettysave







2021 Best Photographer of the Year LASU Campus (nomination)





Available for assignments in Nigeria.



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