Yaw Asiedu {Yao Ah-see-a-do} is a New York based photographer available for commissions worldwide. Yaw, a versatile beauty and fashion photographer, is a true cosmopolitan artist, navigating the intersection of cultural diversity and artistic expression. Yaw's formative years unfolded in the vibrant landscapes of Ghana before he embraced the melting pot of creative energy in the United States. While his academic journey led him to a biology degree, Yaw's true passion manifested in the world of photography, where he found his voice and purpose. ​​​​​​​
Driven by an aesthetic characterized by cleanliness, soulfulness, and crispness, Yaw's work is a testament to the profound connection he forges with his subjects. Influenced by luminaries like Patrick Demarchelier, Paolo Roversi, Solve Sundsbo, Peter Lindbergh, and Stephen Meisel, Yaw's craft mirrors their soulful storytelling, capturing moments that celebrate the unique beauty of his diverse subjects. 
Yaw's creative evolution is deeply rooted in his experience as a model, offering a unique perspective that empowers him to connect with and elevate his subjects. His mission is clear — to showcase diverse beauty authentically and inclusively. Through his lens, Yaw conveys messages of empowerment and inclusivity, 
celebrating the elegance and emotion of every talent he collaborates with. 
Beyond his role as a photographer, Yaw Asiedu is committed to reshaping the creative industry landscape by ensuring that creators of color are not just trends but integral contributors to the creative narrative. 
Published in: Glamour South Africa, British Vogue, L’Officiel, GQ South Africa 

Studio Contact: info@yawasiedu.com
Representation: tumi@itsvibevillage.com
instagram: @yawasiedu_
Syndication: TRUNK ARCHIVE
For licensing please contact: licensing@trunkarchive.com

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