About

 

About Joel

Joel Nsadha is a 2015 National Geographic award-winning photographer. He was born in Jinja, Uganda, a small town at the source of the Nile River. For the past ten years, he has worked on documentary projects for various non-profit organizations and commercial photography for media agencies. Currently based in New York, he continues to do travel photography, capturing the soul of people and places he visits. Joel’s photography and film has received recognition from publications such as CNN Africa, the East African Magazine, the German-based Gestalten, and the National Geographic Magazine. His work has also been exhibited internationally.

His portraits and landscapes seek to capture the spirit of the people and places he visits.

 

Clients
Target TB, UK
Stone Soup Media, USA

Community of Faith, USA

MTN, Uganda

Finca, Uganda

The Nomad Agency, Uganda

Worship Harvest Ministries, Uganda
Native Media, Uganda
Cherish Uganda

 

Awards

National Geographic 2015, 1st place People Category

Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) 2015, 1st place, Portrait

Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) 2015, 1st place, Daily life

Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) 2015, 1st place, Nature
Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) 2014, 2nd place, Creative
Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) 2014, 3rd place, Story
Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) 2014, 3rd place, Daily life

Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) 2012, Best Portrait