Skip to content


  1. Augustus Washington

    1820 – 1875

    Posted in Connecticut, Gambia, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone.

  2. Paul Strand

    1890 – 1976

    Posted in Ghana, Italy, México, Na h-Eileanan Siar (Outer Hebrides), NYC 1910s.
    Tagged with ,

  3. Martin Munkácsi

    1896 – 1963

    Posted in Hungary, Liberia.

  4. Gwilym Iwan Jones

    1904 – 1995

    Posted in Ibibio, Igbo, Ijaw, Nigeria, Ogoni.
    Tagged with ,

  5. Eliot Elisofon

    1911 – 1973

    Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art

    Posted in Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Canary Islands, Côte d'Ivoire, Central African Republic, Coal, Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, New Jersey, Niger, Nigeria, North African Theater, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, soukous, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    Tagged with ,

  6. William Buller Fagg

    1914 – 1992

    Posted in Benin, Congo, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Yoruba.
    Tagged with

  7. Seydou Keïta

    1921 – 2001

    Interview with Dominique Anginot

    Posted in Mali.

  8. Malick Sidibé

    Born: 1936

    Posted in Mali.

  9. Chester Higgins, Jr.

    Born: 1946

    Posted in Alabama, Brazil, Children, Cuba, Egypt, Elderly, Ethiopia, Ghana, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Jazz, Maine, Mali, México, New Mexico, NYC 1970s, Senegal, Sudan, Suriname.
    Tagged with

  10. Frank Fournier

    Born: 1948

    Posted in Ghana, Romania, Senegal.
    Tagged with

  11. Corinne Dufka

    Born: 1958

    Prosecution witness Corinne Dufka's testimony at the trial of Liberian president Charles Taylor

    Posted in 1980 - 92 El Salvador, 1981 - 90 Nicaragua, 1991 - 95 Yugoslav Wars, Burundi, Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone.
    Tagged with ,

  12. Patrick Robert

    Born: 1958

    Posted in Liberia.

  13. Gideon Mendel

    Born: 1959

    Posted in Fishing, HIV, Kenya, Orphans, Senegal, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    Tagged with

  14. Brent Stirton

    Born: 1960

    Posted in HIV, Sierra Leone.
    Tagged with ,

  15. Ed Kashi

    Posted in Niger Delta Oil Spills, Nigeria.
    Tagged with

  16. Carolyn Cole

    Born: 1961

    Posted in 2001 - present Afghanistan, Haiti, Liberia, México, Soviet Union / Russia.

  17. Lauri Lyons

    Posted in Ghana.
    Tagged with

  18. Shannon McCollum

    Posted in Ghana.

  19. Keba Armand Konte

    Posted in Senegal.

  20. Yannis Kontos

    Born: 1971

    Posted in Albania, Diamond, México > U.S., Sierra Leone.
    Tagged with

  21. Tim Hetherington

    Born: 1972

    Posted in 2001 - present Afghanistan, Liberia.

  22. Pieter Hugo

    Born: 1976

    Guardian interview

    Posted in Film, Nigeria, South Africa.

  23. Jane Hahn

    Posted in Niger Delta Oil Spills, Nigeria.