Uchenna James

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.”
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Ario James Uchenna, popularly known as Ariostories, hails from Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebony. He is a graduate of Law (LL.B) from the Ebonyi State University, Abakalik

Despite being a law graduate and enthusiast, James developed an avid interest in photography. First, he worked as a model during his undergraduate days and engaged in a lot of pageantry, and the while this looked promising at the time, the desire to be the man behind the camera gave way for him to choose a career path in the world of photography. 

Starting off as an amateur photographer in 2019, James would come to embrace the necessary skills and experience that collectively turned him into the super star he has become

His love and appreciation for the black culture and his African heritage has seen him reflect same in his work and craft, exposing the hidden beauty and making it glaring for all to see.

His amazing work ethic and craftsmanship has since seen him been featured in a lot of local and international media outlets, and also created a massive fanbase following of over 12,000 people across his various social media platforms. He also has an active OpenSea platform where most of impressive works are offered for sale.


When Word Become Unclear, I Shall Focus With Photographs, When Images Become Inadequate, I Shall Be Content With Silence