Basir Ahmad aka BFX is the founder and photographer of BFX Photography and is the founder of Click Clique 6ix a page that features talented GTA Photographers. Unlike some creative’s, Basir thoroughly enjoys his 9-5 working as a Digital Marketing Associate/Graphic Designer for a corporate company in downtown Toronto.
Born in Regent Park, Toronto but later moving to Brampton, Basir pursued a degree is Communication, Culture and Information Technology with a minor in political science and sociology. It was at U of T where he had the opportunity to be a Radio DJ for the campus radio station "CFRE". Later realizing that this program was more of a right of passage, Basir pursued a more hands on program by first completing a certificate in digital communication from Sheridan College and he is in the process of graduating this year from George Brown College to complete his post grad in Digital Media Marketing, where he is on the deans honours list.
Among many other experiences/skills, Basir is a rapper, poet, public speaker, sound engineer, content creator, editor and he created a blog called "No Ones Better".
On this episode we talk about why your personal brand is important, why he does photo-shoots for free, how photography has been a tool to develop dope friendships, and how he played a role in one of his friends Instagram posts about John Legend being reposted by Chrissy Teigen.
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