Akwesi, a food and commercial photographer, has the rare talent of being able to capture the beauty found in food and commercial products, as well as preserve people’s wonderful moments in his portraits. He started off his artistic journey as a Music and Performing Arts student at the University of Ghana. He went on to study Film Directing at the National Film and Television institute where he won awards for Best Screenplay and Best Television Production.
Akwesi doubled as a creative director and photographer for Telande world; an African food blogging platform under his photography company; RedKyte Studios. He worked with Ghanaia advertising giant; Apex Advertising Agency for five years where he had a great deal of exposure to advertising with an emphasis on television commercial productions. He photographed for brands like Malt Guinness, Kasapreko, Airtel, Vodafone, Busy 4G, UMB, Frytol, Itel, PZ Cussons, Bama Mayonnaise, An African City, to mention but a few.
His food photography has been recognized and featured in one of the world’s best photography community; FSTOPPERS. His works have also been used by industry giants like Promasidor, Nestlé, Fan milk Ghana, Maggi, Fortune Rice, and local café – Cupcake Boutique, Patagonia Steakhouse. Akwesi also worked as Head of Production and Creative Director, cinematographer and photographer and was a strong pillar of Serve Pot which was under the umbrella of OMG Digital.