Over 1000 Black photographers to hire, commission, follow and support

Separated into two tabs, this Google sheet first highlights over 300 photographers currently covering protests and the second shines a light on over 700 photographers to hire and support.

8 June 2020

A group of photographers have compiled an extensive and growing list of Black photographers to amplify their voices. As it stands, (this afternoon at 8 June 2020) this essential resource features just over 1000 photographers to hire, operating across all genres of the medium.

From portrait, journalism, fashion, fine art, travel, wedding, sports and music photography – just to name a few – this crucial list of photographers is available to view on this Google Sheets document, and is also taking submissions to be featured on the list which you can find here.

The list includes: Aboubacar Kante, Nydia Blas, Shoccara Marcus, Montinique Monroe, Shan Wallace, OJ Slaughter, Nora Williams, Asa Kryst, Eze Amos, Marcus Smith, Summer Noel, Yohan Hameed, Tariq Tarey, JerSean Golatt, Steph Bolton, Bre’ann White, Nneka Julia, Kennedi Carter, Zora J Murff, Oshea Woodhouse, Jaida Jackson, Campbell Addy, Akin Andwele, Bethany Mollenkof, Chermelle Edwards, Dário Solari, Grace Bukunmi and Adja Gildersleve.

In another tab on the Google Sheets, the resource lists over 200 photographers covering the Black Lives Matter protests. Organised alphabetically by location, the list features photographers capturing the much-needed movement from Atlanta to Wilmington. To name a few, the list includes Shoccara Marcus, Fatoumata Ceesay, OJ Slaughter, Sahra Qaxiye, Louis Rideout, Gabriella Angotti-Jones, Travon Free, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Flo Ngala, JT Anderson, Kim Anderson, Maiya Imani, Mel D. Cole, Folasade Fasanya, Uwa Iduozee, Simbarashe Cha, Yekaterina Gyadu, Zakiyyah, Elianel Clinton, Isaac Scott, Ridwana, Ivelliam Ceballo, Erik Saevi, Christian Parroco, Zafir Redden, Elmer Ellis, Dee Dwyer, Lily Smith and many many more.

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Jyni Ong

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