#LagosPhotoFestival: Tecno brings Lagos to life with amazing camera and A.I technology

Imagine this: you want to take a picture of a beautiful image or person, what an incredible sight right? You start to visualize how the picture will come out.

You pick up your phone and voila! You take the picture. I bet you were not satisfied with that one picture, so you kept taking different shots at different angles.

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Almost everyone has experienced this scenario of not being able to take the perfect picture with their smartphone. With the pace at which smartphone cameras are evolving, most people are making it their favourite alternative to actual cameras.

In a bid to continually sustain an amazing user experience, Africa’s leading mobile phone maker and as a prequel to the launch of its latest device, TECNO Mobile collaborated with pros in the field of photography namely; Abdusalam Hamza, a documentary and lifestyle photographer and Obasa Olorunfemi, the founder/lead photographer at Wakafire mobile photography to present a smartphone photography master class during the recently concluded Lagos Photo Festival.

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The Lagos Photo Festival is the first international art festival of photography in Nigeria. Launched in October 2010, it is organised by the African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) as part of an ongoing project designed to use art in public spaces as a medium for increasing societal awareness. The festival includes workshops and classes for professional artists, art fairs and indoor and outdoor exhibitions citywide. Held annually, the festival features emerging photographers alongside established photographers.

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In a presentation on ‘Street Photography’, Hamza took participants through the rudiments of Street Photography covering a range of subjects such as understanding the camera and the components of street photography. He also urged everyone to start with what they have- their phone, all that is needed is to create the concept behind the picture in the mind first. He showcased a cross-section of his exhibitions taken with various TECNO devices.

Practical! Practical!

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After the masterclass Everyone was given a chance to put what they had learnt into practice at the last session which saw participants divided into 2 groups to experience and capture the essence of different locations on the Lagos island such as Falomo and Tafawa Balewa. Equipped with the latest TECNO Camon 11 that uses AI technology, they were able to bring to life, in amazing selfies, the pulse and vibrancy of the areas visited.

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According to Jesse Oguntimehin, PR and Strategic Partnership manager at TECNO Nigeria,

‘The revolutionary AI technology embedded in CAMON 11 PRO and CAMON 11’s camera will elevate the smartphone selfie entirely. Selfie-lovers will enjoy the high-end 24 or 16-megapixel front camera, which has advanced with intelligent features based on artificial intelligence.

The AI-technology smartly allows you to create high-quality self-portraits with natural skin color and optimize the image, achieving brighter colors and sharp contours’ A partnership with the organizers of the festival is in line with the camera-centric features of our Camon series. A win-win for both organizations’

It is worthy to note that the wonderful images taken during the photowalk of the Lagos Photo festival were showcased at the official launch of the Camon 11 and 11 Pro.


  1. Tecno is just absolutely unique, their camera super B and alot of other features. Tecno is truly taking the world of Android forward. Soar higher TECNO, and we are all going to experience the difference.

  2. A welcome development. Tecno will soon take over the technology industry.
    More grease to your elbows

  3. That’s a good start for this year techno has always been the best so far for me because of their cameracobgrata to techno officials

  4. Tekno products has always been one of the best in the industry,
    They know how to satisfy their customers

  5. A very wonderful initiative. We hope those who partook in this will make good use of the knowledge acquired. Thumbs up to Tecno

  6. Tecno products are the best. Yhu cant just avoid them
    New technology new season new innovation, may yhu continue to prosper

  7. Using Camon 11 has made me realize no phone is better in terms of clear camera and fast speed. Well done tecno.

  8. That’s a very good one. I know that this is a kind of advert for Tecno because it will help increase sales and more patronage

  9. Camera has always be their products weakness, now that they have improve on that aspects good of them.

  10. Why are we so crazy about latest phone, just under 1 year tecno had come with four different phone, camon 7, camon pro, camon 11 and 11 pro, haba na wetin, and all na de same, abeg make I mind my business jor

  11. This is a welcome idea. Congratulations Techno. This training should be brought to other parts of our country.

  12. This is a great achievement for the company and a better way to ensure clearer pictures in the form of HD. The smartphone product have come to stay and what surprises me is they keep improving every year. There innovation is top class. Well done to the company, keep it up.

  13. God know I really want to buy that canon 11 pro because I want to start acting short comedy because the camera really sharp

  14. Wow I really need the camera, it least to practice my photo journalism, and improve in my image making, I wish they brought down the lesson down to my city , Aba

  15. Techno are my best company to use there products a good well-done they are trying to have a better camera

  16. The tremendous success tecno has achieved over time is very encouraging and is worth emulating congratulations to them the sky should be their starting point .

  17. Tecno is truly taking the world of Android forward. Soar higher TECNO, and we are all going to experience the difference.

  18. Wow! What a wider, better and cooler way of visual display? This is so great! Picking shots at any angle.


  20. Good one from Tecno mobile, they keep coming up with wonderful improvements on their high tech mobile phones, kudos to them

  21. Thats a nice one Tecno.You guyz are really doing so well for yourself. Your smartphones are really good and you guyz keep upgrading every time.Kudos and this Lagos photo festival is really nice.Keep putting your all to work

  22. Tecno has come to stay. They have successfully fixed battery issue and now camera, soon they will compete with the likes of Samsung and iPhone. Nice job Tecno but work on the price of your devices,make it very competitive as the product is widely accepted in the market.

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