From Intimidated to Inspired: Blessed Akhigbe’s Rise in Photography

Imagine feeling awkward in front of the camera, then stepping out with newfound confidence, thanks to a photographer who sees your hidden spark. That’s the magic Blessed Akhigbe weaves with her lens.

This Benin City powerhouse isn’t just capturing moments; she’s building a legacy portrait studio (Bbkoncept Digitals) that empowers everyday people to see their own greatness.

Breaking the Lens on Stereotypes:  Her journey wasn’t easy. As a woman entrepreneur, she faced doubts – whispers that maybe the amazing work wasn’t entirely hers. But Blessed is a fighter.

Turning Selfies into Self-Love: Nervous clients melt away in Blessed’s warm presence. Her camera becomes a tool for transformation, revealing the beauty that often hides behind self-doubt. The final photographs are more than pictures; they’re testaments to self-discovery.

Challenges Fuel Her Fire:  Despite the naysayers, Blessed’s unwavering belief in herself and her craft shines through. Her dedication to excellence silences the doubters, proving that women are powerhouses in the creative world.

Finding Her Tribe: Blessed’s success isn’t a one-woman show. Mentorship and the supportive community at Gazmadu Education became her secret weapons.

Passing the Torch: 

Are you a photographer or desire to be a photographer and run your own business? Blessed Akhigbe has been there, and here’s what she learned:

  • Embrace the ups and downs: Building a business is a journey, not a destination. There will be challenges, but you can find solutions and keep moving forward.
  • Find your tribe: Surround yourself with other photographers, mentors, or even online communities who can offer support, advice, and a boost of inspiration.
  • Level up your skills: Never stop learning! Take workshops, watch tutorials, or even consider a photography course. The more you know, the better equipped you’ll be.
  • Believe in yourself: Find people who see your potential and encourage you to chase your dreams. Having a strong support system makes a big difference.
  • Start now: Don’t wait for everything to be perfect. Use the skills and resources you have now. 

Blessed Akhigbe is an inspiration. She’s proof that with passion, perseverance, and the right support, anyone can turn their dreams into a thriving business, one empowering click at a time.


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