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    Posted May 31, 2013 by
    sunlili
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    lagos, Nigeria
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    Photo essays: Your stories in pictures

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    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Meet three-year-old Onafujiri "Fuji" Remet. While most children his age in Nigeria (and the rest of the world) are more concerned with their toys than a career, he has already embarked on his mission to become a professional photographer. Proud dad sunlili sent in these images of his talented young son posing with family and at work in Lagos. Himself an artist and graphic designer, he says Fuji's inspiration came from the work of his creative family. Images four, five and six show the budding photographer at work, snapping street scenes in Lagos and capturing portraits of his older sister, Onarietta (herself a photographer). "The creative home environment with unquestioned access to series of cameras is a key factor [in his interest in photography] his dad says. "I hope he grows up to become a larger than life photographer, who'll explore his natural platform to impact remarkably on the course of humanity." Little Fuji even has an exhibition coming up in Lagos in June. Not bad for a three-year-old.
    - sarahbrowngb, CNN iReport producer

    Please find attached images of probably the hottest photographer on the face of the earth. He is the youngest sibling to two award winning genius- sisters in painting, computer graphics and photography in Lagos Nigeria. Onarietta 9, Onatteni 7, and Onafujiri.(Fuji) Children of professional painters and early child development experts Pius and Lilian Remet.

    All three children of the Remets have one thing in common -- they're phenomenal! Onafujiri Rene Remet the youngest have more than three thousand collection of pictures, and started photography with a camera that is exactly one quarter of his body size.

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