There are millions of young photographers looking for exposure and success today.
Here are a few of the most notable young photographers. You’ll find that their work is a great source of inspiration.
20. Julia Trotti
Julia is an Australian portrait and travel photographer. Her work is impossible to ignore. She mainly photographs women in a variety of colourful settings. Her photos are bright, joyful, and full of wonder.
She also has a YouTube channel. She frequently shares her thoughts on photography trends and compares different types of equipment.
19. Noukka Signe
Like Julia, she has been taking photos for many years. She continues to blow people away with her creative ideas.
Noukka’s photos are always well-lit and have a vulnerable quality to them. She achieves this without Photoshopping her work too much, making her portfolio all the more impressive.
18. Anna Heimkreiter
Despite this vulnerability, many of Anna’s photos come with hopeful stories and poems that she writes herself. This adds a new layer of depth to her work and makes it easier to relate to every image she takes.
17. Polina Washington
Polina is a Russian photographer who describes her own work as visual poetry.
She often shoots with 35mm film. She takes digital photos as well. Her knowledge of both analogue and digital photography allows her to take photos that go beyond the average definition of photography.
16. Tim Cavadini
Many of his images feature women in simple locations. It’s this simplicity that makes his images stand out so much.
15. Julie de Waroquier
She’s also a philosophy teacher who often uses her knowledge of philosophy to take awe-inspiring conceptual photos.
Julie’s work has been around for a very long time. She always finds a way to make her work stand out from everyone else’s.
14. James Chan
13. Louis Dazy
He combines artificial light with intimate close-ups of people to create thoughtful and emotional images. In his work, you’ll often find vibrant logos and signs that add depth to the story he’s telling.
12. Ronny Garcia
Ronny’s work is vibrant, surreal, and emotional. It’s clear that his photos are edited. But it’s difficult not to get lost in the realism of his concepts.
11. Alexandra Bochkareva
Alexandra is a fine art and portrait photographer from Uzbekistan. She’s known for her photo project Red Heads Stories. This focuses on surreal photos of women with red hair.
10. Brian Oldham
Brian is a fine art photographer based in Los Angeles.
His photos explore the idea of gender identity, dark human emotions, and the relationship between people and nature. His style has developed into a modern and minimalistic one.
9. Kyle Thompson
Like the other photographers on this list, Kyle has been a part of the photography world for a very long time. Based in Portland, he often takes conceptual photos of himself in unusual settings.
In his portfolio, you’ll find photos that feature living rooms overflowing with water, couples hugging in abandoned parking lots, and half-faces peeking from small puddles.
8. Sina Domke
Sina Domke is a fine art photographer with a phenomenal portfolio. Every part of her photo, from the subject to the location, has a surreal quality to it.
7. Brittney Borowski
She aims to capture the natural beauty of people and the earth. She describes herself as one of the happiest people you’ll ever meet. This shows in her warm photographs.
6. Anastasia Volkova
Anastasia is a Russian photographer who started her photography journey by taking self-portraits in simple locations.
Now, she’s a well-known travel photographer and Youtuber with over 390,000 followers on Instagram.
Anastasia’s professional photos are fashion-oriented. Her mobile snapshots focus more on the candid beauty of travelling.
5. Mari-ann Curtis
In addition to taking photos, she draws and immerses herself in other art forms. This constant exposure to creativity makes her a bright and imaginative young photographer.
4. Ruby James
Ruby is a portrait photographer who takes stunning photos of both men and women.
Her portfolio is diverse, making it a go-to inspiration page for photographers of all kinds.
Some of her portraits are minimalistic. Others explore unusual concepts and are made using unconventional lighting techniques.
3. Manuela Kalì
Many years of experience have given her work a polished and professional look. No matter who she’s photographing, she always finds a way to capture their natural beauty without overdoing it.
Sam’s love for photography is evident in his work, so much so that he changed his name to SamAlive. As long as he’s alive, he’s going to take photos every day.
1. Natalie Kucken
Natalie is a fashion and conceptual photographer. She has a unique style that consists of cold tones, muted highlights, and an effect that looks like it’s been made using a cloudy lens filter.
Natalie’s haunting style has a candid quality to it. Most of her images look surreal. But there’s something relatable in each of them, such as a confused-looking child or an object you’d see in your everyday life.
It’s impossible to highlight every notable photographer. But it’s important to put a spotlight on some of the best ones out there.
With the help of a young photographer’s outlook on life, you can quickly improve your own work.