But Retnas mission goes beyond simply empowering creatives the platform also provides education and resources to help them navigate the commercial side of their work, including managing model and location releases and providing legal protection.
Retnas collaborative approach fosters a sense of community and shared purpose, as Tomiwa explains, with Retna, billions of dollars spent on marketing and advertising globally can now be directed towards creating accurate representations of African stories, benefiting both African creatives and businesses..
If you are in search of highquality and authentic African imagery, Retna is the ideal platform to explore join the community today at www.retna.io and discover the beauty and diversity that Africa has to offer.
Retna hopes to inspire and uncover the power of meaningful visual storytelling with its vast library of authentic African images that immerse viewers in the continents rich and dynamic cultures.
Retna was founded by Tomiwa Ogunmodede, Temi Olateru, and Charles Eke to democratise the ability of creatives to produce accurate representations of African stories.
Charles also adds that Retna is about more than just amazing imagery its about taking ownership of the African story..
Retna is fueled by a fastgrowing community of talented designers and photographers from Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, and beyond, hoping to revolutionise the way African stories are told.