Exposure: Nail Artist Sonya Belakhlef

In art director Gem Fletcher’s latest column highlighting talent within the photography industry, she profiles New York-based nail artist Sonya Belakhlef, who works with both editorial and commercial clients

The many faces of Samuel Fosso

For nearly five decades, the photographer has experimented with fashion and performance to create resonant self-portraits. Here, he talks about opening a studio aged 13, adopting personas and his fashion industry crossovers with discount chains and luxury brands

Exposure: Agnieszka Sosnowska

In this edition of Exposure, Gem Fletcher profiles Agnieszka Sosnowska, a Polish-born American who is now based in Iceland, and her photography – which embodies a primal desire to understand our place in the world

Seven ages of a creative: Liz Johnson Artur

Over the past 30 years, the London-based photographer and Turner Prize-winning artist has used images to offer new perspectives on the Black experience. She talks about finally getting recognition for her work in her 50s

Seven ages of a creative: Tami Aftab

Photographer Tami Aftab was a winner in the student category in the 2020 CR Photography Annual and has already worked with a range of clients. Here, she talks about how the photography industry is finally opening up to a more diverse set of voices

Exposure: Boway Young

In this edition of Exposure, Gem Fletcher profiles Chinese photographer Boway Young, whose tender portraiture offers a poetic meditation on the struggles, joys and complex reality of queer love


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