To celebrate Black American photographers, we’ve compiled a list of nine artists who we consider must-follow talent. Diverse in their aims and focus, these artists have made substantial contributions to their respective photography genres.
Dana Scruggs is known for capturing movement of her subjects.
Micaiah Carter is an editorial and fashion photographer who blends fine art, portraiture, and purpose.
Tyler Mitchell works across many genres to explore and document a new aesthetic of blackness.
Wayne Lawrence photography focus reflects his life's journey and his relationship to communities otherwise overlooked by mainstream media.
Devin Allen is most known for giving voice to life in Baltimore and documenting Black uprisings
Adrienne Raquel's body of work represents playful, vibrant and nostalgic aesthetics that amplify the voice of Black women.
Kennedi Carter's work highlights the aesthetics and sociopolitical aspects of Blackness as well as the overlooked beauties of the Black experience: skin, texture, trauma, peace, love and community.
Shawn Theodore uses photography to create create afromythological representations that merge contemporary black experiences within the environment-at-large.
Regis and Kahran are a husband-wife duo that are known for their innovative AfroArt series and visual storytelling - particularly of kids and families