5 Upcoming Photographers Worth Following in 2020

Words by Amy Pateman

5. Joshua Kinsella is a London and Hastings based photographer currently studying fashion photography at the London College of Fashion. At present, Joshua is working on a project named ‘Everyones working but me!’ focused on how the pandemic seems to be affecting young people whilst they are unable to attend school. His work is authentic, being strongly based on the youths of today with his new project only accentuating this fact. Follow him on Instagram @kinsella_photography_ .

4. South London based documentary and street photographer, Alfie White is characterised for his continual interest and exploration of humanity. Having recently featured in the Dazed 100 for 2020, it seems Alfie is finally receiving the acknowledgement he deserves. For more information on his work, find him on Instagram @alfiewphoto or online at https://www.alfiewhitephotography.co.uk/#1.

3. Em Dessi-Makin, UAL Class of 2020 has just graduated from LCC with a degree in documentary photography. Her latest project ‘Sa Pippia’ focuses on finding home and belonging done by exploring her Italian heritage. The project follows Em around Sardinia capturing intriguing people and moments, all with the hope to “represent Sardinia in a deeper way than the holiday brochures.” To see more of her work visit her on Instagram @em_mkn or online at https://www.emdessimakin.com.

2. Max Miechowski is another must follow for all things documentary photography. Shortlisted for the Palm* Photo Prize 2020 with a portrait of Rofiat. His photos are minimalistic yet breathtaking. Max is now working on an ongoing series called ‘A Big Fat Sky’. Find him on Instagram @maxmiechowski.

1. Lewis Khan, a budding photographer and filmmaker based in London has become known for his recent work with Palace for their SS20 lookbook. However, perhaps some of Lewis’ most interesting work comes from his recent project named ‘Theatre’’. Theatre was announced on the 1st May 2020, featuring a culmination of 4 years work as a resident artist at two general London hospitals (The Chelsea & Westminster and the West Middlesex). He describes this project as a study of human strength and fragility whilst also being a celebration of the NHS. A limited edition photobook has been released, published by The Lost Light Recordings and is being sold for £30 with all profits going towards the NHS. For more information on his work, find him on Instagram @lewis.khan or online at https://lewiskhan.co.uk.

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