We will always need to be told visual stories. We’ve highlighted some of the best up and coming documentary photographers who are here to tell them.
The impact documentary photography has on the world is invaluable. It opens our eyes to things happening which we may not normally be aware of. Powerful storytelling can change the way we think, the way we see, and, on an emotional level, the way we feel. Without it, we may not have broken boundaries or changed ideologies. As for the role of the photographer, to produce a high standard of documentary work is no small feat. Thankfully, as with the seasoned pros, there is a new batch of storytellers here and ready to keep sharing the narratives we want to know about.