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 2010.
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.