There’s nothing better than looking at a photo so authentic yet so powerful. Photojournalists play an irreplaceable role in documenting the lives of everyday humans, a way to connect us all one another even in years to come. The African culture as we know is extremely diverse in nature and varies from city to city. To see photographers being intentional about documenting Africans in their elements and controlling the narrative being spread to the other parts of the world. Here are six photographers doing a remarkable job in capturing part of the African life.

Stephen Tayo

Nigerian-based documentary and fashion photgrapher Stephen Tayo is one of Africa’s leading talents in the photography industry. His unique eye for authentic street fashion and eye catching shots is what has led his shots to tell African stories on publications like Vogue, New York Times, Dazed and TIME.

Yagazie Emezi

Yagazie Emezi is a self taught photojournalist who documents African women and health. She’s collaborated with The New York Times, The Weather Channel, The Washington Post and many other publications. She’s an advocate for sexual and physical health of the African Woman.

Ugochukwu Emebiriodo

Ugochukwu Emebiriodo aka ‘Hitch’ , is a nomad and a photojournalist that captures the mundane part of the lives of Africans all around Africa.

Nipah Dennis

Nipah Dennis is a Ghanaian-based photographer, journalist, videographer and video editor. He focuses on documenting the social, everyday scene of the people of Ghana.

Arinzechukwu Patrick

Arinzechukwu is a writer and photojournalist that focuses on documenting Ghanian and Nigerian social structures through photography. He’s also the founder of Random Photojournal, a freeform creative label founded in 2016.

 Nybé Ponzio

Nybé Ponzio is a Malian photjorourlanist and portrait, landscape photographer. His photos are known to be a vibrant colorful take on the African culture. His lenses capture portraits of Africans in their elements, therefore creating a truly engaging collection of photos.

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