Since 2002, photographer, graphic designer & creative director Olu Onile is the creative mastermind behind his photography and graphic arts company, Oluonile.com. The popular and widely sought after Toronto native has graced such international labels as Nike, Lady Dutch, Roots, Playboy, Hustler Clothing, Lacoste, Guess Marciano and others at fashion shows, with his photographic brilliance, which has been published in magazines and newspaper in Canada, United States & the Caribbean. He has also captured the likes of famous faces and models such as Rachel Hunter, Eva Pigford, Stacy McKenzie, Yasmin Warsame, pop star FeFe Dobson, R&B singer Keshia Chante, Hip Hip artist Drake and gospel sensation Fred Hammond (to name a few), as well as a multitude of other prized models, artists and entertainers.
Olu’s love for photography began at the age of thirteen, when his father who also possessed a flair for photos inspired him. As a youngster, Olu would study his father’s books and examine any picture he could get a hold of. Today, with his own acquired passion for the art, Olu insists that he is not just another photographer! He accredits his success to the fact that he is an artist, first and foremost. With every picture, he strives to share his creative point of view with the world, and a hope that others see what he sees: the beauty in each of his pieces.
Olu’s roster of expertise also includes teaching photography, shooting weddings and other special events; however, it is often through his graphic artistry that the multitalented man upgrades the images of other artists, entrepreneurs, and business personnel. Olu is adamant about producing high quality, detail and perfection to each layout, logo design, slogans and other innovative pieces.
Though his talent has taken him to different countries for various work opportunities, Olu still prides himself on collaborating with some of Toronto’s finest talent in the fashion and entertainment industry. With an educational background in business, graphic design and photography, an enthusiastic personality and impressive résumé, Oluonile.com is without a doubt preparing to take on the world of imaging, entertainment & fashion!