16 Black Photographers You Should Be Following on Instagram

These up and coming creatives are changing the way we look at the world.

Virginia Lowman Feb, 09, 2016

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16 up and coming creatives whose camera skills are owning the Gram!

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Visual storyteller, and creator of Black Girl Magic, Asiyami Gold captures the beauty of Blackness and a life well lived through her lens. Think: food, culture all things Colorful.

Follow her @Asiyami_Gold

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Documentary photographer, Malin Fezehai, brings photos to life through her use contrasting lighting and stark imagery. With a strong focus on portraiture, she highlights displaced communities around the world.

Follow her @MalinFezehai

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20-Something photographer, Temi Coker, has taken the photography world by storm. Capturing images in his native land of Nigeria and around the US, he recently released his first book of photography, Temi X Nigeria.

Follow him @Temi.Coker

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Atlanta-based photographer, Ray Neutron's photographs are all about the human situation. Graphic images in muted color palettes give the modern world and old school vibe.

Follow him @RayNeutron

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Captivating pictures from around the globe, Joe Kenneth's Instagram feed is nothing short of a millennial cultural trip; from classic London to gondolas in Venice and every beautiful thing in between.

Follow him @JoeKenneth_

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Three things sum up Deun Ivory's Instagram feed: Black girl Magic, natural hair and lots of color. The Houston-based creative peppers her feed with hand drawn artwork and vivid images of Blackness.]

Follow her @DeunIvory

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He's a master of capturing cityscapes with a rugged edge. Think: gorgeous photos in cool tones shot through grated fences or rain covered windows.

Follow him @CBeatz852

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Nigerian photographer, Christina Nwabugo, captures the hip and fresh flare of Black London along with her uber stylish creative friends.

Follow her @ByAfrique_

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She's from Texas, but call New York home; photographer, Adrienne Raquel's Instagram feed is the stuff of all of your childhood dreams. Powder pink rotary phones, blissful sunsets and silhouettes so beautiful you wish you could hang them in your living room.

Follow her @AdrienneRaquel

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Her Instagram name is just as cool as her feed. Denisse Benitez (aka Thug Nanny is the girl you've always wanted to be: girl boss, stylish and edgy.

Follow her @ThugNanny_

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If your feed is a little low in the girl power department, tune into Philly-based photographer, Mo's girl-centric photos on the Gram.

Follow her @PhoByMo

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We can't decide which we love more about Jasmine Alstin: her natural hair or the gorgeous photos from her jet-setting trips around the globe.

Follow her @JasmineAlston

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Yagazie Emezi's photos look as though they've been torn straight from the pages of National Geographic magazine. Deeply rooted in African culture, her IG feed is a photo narrative of a world unseen.

Follow her @YagazieEmezi

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There's a high chance that the artist you're jamming to right now has been photographed by Greg Noire. The Houston-based photographer has made his mark in the photography world shooting vivid portraits everyday people and A-listers.

Follow him @GregNoire

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Paul Octavious' feed is a mash up of all things human: travel, art, touch and the perfect dose of strange that is necessary to make a feed brilliant.

Follow him @PaulOctavious

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Portraiture and abstract photography find a home in the lens of Jamaican-born photographer, Aundre Larrow whose Instagram handle requires no last name. Tres Cool, if you ask us.

Follow him @Aundre