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Photo by Oronce

Fashion photographer Oronce Hounkponou is based in Cotonou, Benin. His work has appeared in several fashion magazines in Africa. A clean, bold , and graphic style has become the hallmark of his work, wether shooting advertising campaigns, designer look books, jewelry or fashion editorials. Oronce is renowned for his creativity, his ability to take things to the next level and collaborate with designers and fashion stylists in order to create fresh looks.

Photo by Kwame Koda

Kwame is a Ghana based photographer photographer, creative director and entrepreneur. He likes to tell stories through the unique art of conceptual photography. He is most consumed with a desire and passion to put out the very best through every project he works on

Photo by Chiyana

Chiyana Ankhrah is a London based editorial and conceptual portraiture photographer. She is focused on challenging Eurocentric beauty standards, by empowering Black women who have been historically left out of the fashion and beauty industries.

Photo by Simon

Simon is an architectural photographer and designer. Born and raised in London, he currently resides in New York. He has a rooted passion for capturing and designing euphoric moments through imagery, videography and architectural design.

Photo by J.A

J is a London based photographer. His mission is to capture people, scenes and moments in all their authenticity. J focuses on more than just immortalising memories into images. He provides an experience for his clients that is collaborative, comfortable, pleasant and professional from beginning to end.

Photo by Esi

Esi is a self-taught photographer and content creator based in North London. Specialising in portraiture style and music photography, she enjoys capturing stories within her frame and is open to experimenting with her photographic style.

Photo by Chidera

Chidera is a photographer born and raised in East London but Nigerian by nationality and by heart. Currently 21 years young, but has been taking pictures since childhood. She's committed to capturing the best images possible and inspiring people with her vision

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