One Book, 100 Black Women Photographers

Laylah Amatullah Barrayn’s new book “Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora” represents a much-needed testament to the power of black women photographers. The first of its kind since Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe’s “Viewfinders: Black Women Photographers,” back in 1986, Barrayn’s compilation includes work from “100 female photographers of the African diaspora,” according to Quartz. Through funding from the Brooklyn Arts Council and a crowdfunding campaign, the …

Next-Level Female Adventure Photographers

Adventure photography has long been a male-dominated creative industry. Of late, however, more attention has been granted to women hustling under the same extreme conditions. From wingsuit jumping to ’round the world sails and deep-sea diving, National Geographic has chronicled some of the best. Now, they’ve brought light to nine exemplary female photographers capturing the magic of chaos. Read the profiles and see more images …