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CNN Highlights 8 of Africa’s Hottest Photographers | Article by Kenyan Digital Artist – Jepchumba

International media network, CNN has turned its spotlights on photographers in Africa. CNN has commissioned a piece on the hottest photographers in Africa, written by Jepchumba. Jepchumba is an African Digital Artiste who is from Kenya. She channels her passion for technology and creativity around Africa and is also the founder of African Digital Art.
She talks about Africa’s best and upcoming photographers. She describes it as this – “African photographers are giving voice to their own experiences,” . Amongst the 8 photographers listed are two Nigerians – Lakin Ogunbanwo and Emeka Okereke. {Read the full text of the article here}

We’re always glad to celebrate the achievements of Africans as they attain global recognition. Check out the photographers below.

Zanele Muholi, South Africa

Zanele Muholi

Hélène Amouzou, Togo

Hélène Amouzou

Nii Obodai, Ghana

Nii Obodai

Lakin Ogunbanwo, Nigeria

Lakin Ogunbanwo

Dillion Marsh, South Africa

Dillion Marsh

Mutua Matheka, Kenya

Mutua Matheka

Emeka Okereke, Nigeria

Emeka Okereke

Michael Tsegaye, Ethiopia

Michael Tsegaye

What do you guys think? Share some of your favourite African photographers with us and tell us the unique thing about their work and creativity that makes them your favourite.

Photo Credit: CNN | Invisible Borders| capetownmagazine.com | temoinafrica.wordpress.com | bloggers.or.ke | blog.chobimela.org | thenewage.co.za | heleneamouzou.be

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