WATCH: The Social Effects of Photography with Black Women Photographers - PhotoShelter Blog

Photography has long been a medium used to drive social and cultural change. The impact of documentary photography is immeasurable as both new and historic images play a role in how we see and interact with the world around us. As society has shifted in t

We sat down with Polly Irungu, the founder of Black Women Photographers, and talented independent photographers Dee Dwyer and Alexis Hunley to discuss the stories behind some of their powerful images, how the photo industry can better support Black photographers and more.

Debunking the Myth That It’s Hard to Find Black Photographers - PhotoShelter Blog

Last year, multimedia journalist, digital editor and self-taught photographer Polly Irungu took the photo industry by storm. As a Digital Content Editor at New York Public Radio (WYNC), she knows the power of promotion. So, when she masterfully used socia

Join us this Friday, February 19th, at 12PM ET as we talk with Polly and two incredibly talented independent photographers from the BWP community, Dee Dwyer and Alexis Hunley, about the social effects of photography and what Black photographers need from the photo industry. Sign up here.