Nigerian writer TJ Benson is also a photographer. On Instagram, he sells his photographs—a striking collection in which his subjects are given a second life.

TJ Benson’s short story, “Tea,” was first runner-up for the 2016 Short Story Day Africa Prize and was shortlisted for the Brittle Paper Award for Fiction.

TJ Benson.

TJ Benson’s early photography is collected in the e-book Rituals, published by Sankofa Mag in 2015. His photos also appear in Work Naija: The Book of Vocations anthology. His Instagram handle is @tjbenson_. People interested in his work can email him at [email protected] to discuss the price.

TJ Benson is Brittle Paper‘s official photographer for the 2017 Ake Arts and Book Festival.

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Check out the small sample of his work below.