Oggi's story is a great one. He began his photography career working for his friends in the music business.
Oggi's day would begin with a Limousine picking him up in the morning and he would hang around 2 or 3 days. This gave him close intimate access to world idols or idols to be; the best in the business.
For a man who began to shoot the stars in 1972 "to become independent and free", he has managed to carve out a free-spirited career for himself as one of the most respected photographers in black entertainment.
Although Oggi's files cover everything from sports to Presidential campaigns to Watergate, he is known in the black music world as "The Entertainer's Photographer."