Renowned Ghanaian photographer, Emmanuel Bobbie, popularly known as Bob Pixel, has reportedly kicked the bucket.
Reports about his passing came on Thursday (February 25) afternoon through a series of tweets and Facebook posts from friends and fans.
Especially on Twitter, Bob Pixel, at the time of this report on his passing was trending at Number 1 on the Ghana Twitter Trends.
Already, tributes have started pouring in for him on Twitter.
Bob Pixel changed photography in Ghana. He’s one of the reasons some of us are enjoying this photography thing
— capo (@jdadoosey) February 25, 2021
I never got the opportunity to meet Bob Pixel but his work had a major impact on me! May God keep his soul peaceful!
— Kofi Cephas (@youngcephas) February 25, 2021
Came on Twitter just to find out Bob Pixel is no more
One of the greatest man
He’s one of the people I looked up to and followed actively when I started photography fresh
— OtchiDaVinchiiii (@otchi_) February 25, 2021
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The cause of his death is unknown, neither has his family issued any statement through his official social media pages.
Emmanuel Bobbie working under the moniker “Bob Pixel” was a product of Kwame Nkrumah University Science and Technology with a degree in Communication Design 2001.
Some of the notable agencies and campaigns that Bob has shot for include UNICEF (living with refugees) VODAFONE, ECOBANK, EMIRATES, GH FAN MILK, GUINNESS GH, ABL, SAMSUNG, COCA-COLA, and many more.
With over 12 years under his belt as a Professional photographer, Bobbie has worked with some celebrities, including actress Yvonne Nelson, rapper M.anifest, actor and politician John Dumelo, Sulley Muntari’s wife Menaye Donko, actress Jackie Appiah and actor James Gardiner.