Trained medical doctor now turns photographer

Trained medical doctor now turns photographer

Emmanuel Kweku Ennin is former student of Prempeh College who trained as a medical doctor in Eastern Europe, Ukraine specifically.

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Emmanuel said he went into photography out of anger. According to him, he discovered photography on his final graduation at the Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University in Ukraine.

In an interview with, Ennin opined that after six years of studying medicine, he tried photography because of how expensive it was to get only four copies of pictures.

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We were asked by the university to take a picture of ourselves in surgical wears and lab coat.

“The amount of money the photographers were demanding for the pictures, I found it outrageous, so I decided not to pay, I opted out,” he narrated to

Emmanuel said he was infuriated by the fact that photographers were charging $20 for four pictures.

He told the story of how he added up to the $20 to get himself a camera to also train as a photographer.

So I added up to that amount and I bought myself a $1,200- Canon 80 D camera. That is the best decision I have made in the past six months,” he recalled.

He said upon graduation, he returned to Ghana in July 2019 with a degree and a camera.

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I self-taught myself on YouTube,” he said.

He said by September 2019, he had mastered his photography hobby to go commercial now.

Emmanuel told that for now he does photography only on Saturdays and he mostly cover bachelorette and pre-wedding shoots.

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He said business has been good so far and makes about 400 cedis on a gig.

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Kweku Ennin is still learning to sit for the US licensure exams in Ghana. He said the exams administered by the Ghana Medical and Dental Council for doctors who trained outside to be able to practice in the country is frustrating and inflexible. earlier reported that through decisive resolve, a former buffloaf popularly referred to as ‘bofrot' seller, has made desirable strides after it emerged that he had become a successful businessman.

Although his name is yet to be known, his educational and business laurels have proceeded him.

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