Born in 1940 in South Africa, photographer Ernest Cole is known for his early work detailing the horrors of apartheid. As South Africa's first Black freelance photographer, he was in a unique position to detail what was happening. But in 1966, he was labeled a “banned person” and fled the country. His work as a photographer continued. He resettled in New York and, in 1967, published his landmark book of apartheid photos, House of Bondage.
In spring 2024, Vivian Maier will get her first exhibition in the United States.
Photographer Meryl Meisler‘s journey in street photography began in the early 1970s, when she started documenting suburban life on Long...
With its monthly photography contests, The Independent Photographer promotes talented photographers around the world. Judged by American street photographer Richard Sandler, the March 2023 Street Photography competition demonstrates the high quality of the work creatives submit. From a barber on the streets of India to a colorful market in Ghana, these candid moments are incredible snapshots of life across the globe.
Over the course of eight years, Swiss photographer Willy Spiller documented life on the New York City subway.
Street photographer Anthimos Ntagkas is always on the lookout for an interesting scene.
For the past decade, photographer Suitcase Joe has been spending time at Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. This area, known for its population of people experiencing homelessness, often gets a bad rap. Suitcase Joe was curious to connect with its inhabitants and learn more about their stories. And from this desire, he forged relationships that have allowed him to capture Skid Row in a raw, honest manner.
New York-based street photographer Billy Dinh has amassed a large and loyal Instagram following thanks to his talents.
When Nicolas Miller moved to New York City several years ago, he was inspired to start his creative journey.
The night ushers in a new rainbow of colors. This is especially true in urban metropolises, where the fluorescent lights of buildings and signs illuminate the streets in a variety of colors. Photographer Andrew Nef captures the electric beauty of the city of Taipei that can only be seen after dark in an ongoing series of photos. Nef has been documenting street scenes ever since he moved to Taiwan in 2014.
Cats are comedians.
Discretion is part of street photography.