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Meet Top 20 African Photographers You Have Never Heard About, No 13 Will Shock You [See Photos]


Lagos Photo Festival 2016 officially kicks off and will be running for a month from Saturday 21 October till 21st November 2016.

Launched in 2010, it is currently the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria and prides itself on showcasing the best photography talent the continent and diaspora have to offer.tim

The festival includes exhibitions, events, workshops, artist presentations, discussions and large-scale outdoor installations all in the name of uniting international and local contemporary photography.

So in honour of the snap happy festival, here are 20 of the most talented contemporary African photographers that you’ve probably never heard of (and really should have!)

 1.Mário Macilaumario

2.Lakin Ogunbanwolakin

3.Mohau Modisakengmoha

4.TY Belloty

5.Omar Victor Diopomar

6.Dawit L. Petrosdawit

7.Fabrice Monteirosignare #2

8.Namsa Leubanamsa

9.Hassan Hajjajhassan

10.Ima Mfonima


12.Aida Mulunehaida

13.Zina Saro-Wiwazina

14.Zohra Opokuopoku

15.Em’kal Eyongakpaemkal

16.Kadara Enyeasikadara

17.Emmanuel O Achusimemma

18.Leonce Raphael Agbodjelouraph

19.Mauro Pintomauro