10and5’s Photography Month honours the art and practice of those who capture life through a lens. From icons like Cedric Nunn to rising stars across the continent such as Adji Dieye, Jodi Windvogel and The Seppis, plus more, we take a look at how the medium and their artwork reveals, reflects and influences our world.

On being misrepresented: Fashion photographer Themba Mbuyisa talks ‘African aesthetics’ and youth culture

“I’m photographing a diary of a youth culture that drifts across themes of sex, finance and fashion,” 2016 Elle Style Reporter Themba Mbuyisa breaks his work down for us.

Moments of meaning: 5 documentary photographers share images of import

Ihsaan Haffejee, Tshepiso Mabula and three other local photographers share their work and tell us why these photographs remain meaningful to them.

Photographer Kasey-Leigh Davies explores spatial apartheid with profound collection ‘Citysspace’

Creative Kasey-Leigh Davis’s black and white photos focus on the effects of space on inhabitants of the cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town.

Reflections on architecture: See photographer Mpho Mokgadi’s Instagram takeover

In case you missed the Instagram takeover of talented architectural photographer Mpho Mokgadi, see the collection of images here, taken in Spain, Italy and South Africa.

‘Be prepared to fail too’ – Portrait photographer Tarryn Hatchett talks winning in the industry

From creating moodboards to the importance of finding the right team, Joburg-based photographer Tarryn Hatchett shares six career tips.

On reflection: 6 photographers share their self-portraits and talk portraiture

From award-winning photographer Émilie Régnier to Vuyo Mpantsha of South African creative collective I See a Different You, six photographers from across the globe share their self-portraits with 10and5.

Then and Now| Artist Sue Williamson on recreating a portrait 27 years later

Iconic artist-activist and author Sue Williamson writes about two personal portraits documenting the same subject, 27 years apart.

Talented style photographer Niquita Bento shares secrets to taking the perfect picture

From selecting the right lens to figuring out lighting, photographer and winner of 2013 Elle Style Reporter Award Niquita Bento gives us fashion photography tips.

Unpacking the powerful oeuvre of trailblazing Nigerian-US photographer Amarachi Nwosu

Nigerian image-maker Amarachi Nwosu communicates crisp fashion stories and documentary style photographs. The sought-after creative chats to us.

Iconic Still | Andrew Tshabangu shares a lifetime of stories through black and white photography

For the next instalment of the Iconic Still series, writer and editor Phetha Motumi speaks to the legendary Andrew Tshabangu on using black and white photography to tell the visual history of Johannesburg.

Then and Now | Cape Town duo The Seppis take us on a visual journey for Photography Month

Creative collective comprising of married couple, Seemaa Allie and Taariq September write about their best loved photographs.

In living coloured! Jodi Windvogel on tackling ‘the gaze’ and photographing her gentrifying community

Opening up candidly about the stereotypical gaze of coloured people as well as her neighbourhood, Jodi Windvogel is changing the narrative through photographs.

Street style: South African Menswear Week SS17/18 in photos – part 2

With a play on colours and a clash of prints, we snapped up some of the best moments at the South African Menswear Week in Cape Town. Here’s part 2.

Street style: South African Menswear Week SS17/18 in photos – Part 1

With a play on colours and a clash of prints, we snapped up some of the best moments at the South African Menswear Week in Cape Town. Here’s part 1.

Iconic Still | Legendary Cedric Nunn on capturing freedom, past and present – Photography Month

For the first instalment of Iconic Still, Cedric Nunn shares how his photography can be used to uncover parts of ourselves in the quest for societal change.

Then and now | Kent Andreasen takes a look at his favourite works – Photography Month

Cape Town-based photographer Kent Andreasen remembers cruising through vast vistas of desert by van to take two of his best-loved photographs.

On being misrepresented: Fashion photographer Themba Mbuyisa talks ‘African aesthetics’ and youth culture

“I’m photographing a diary of a youth culture that drifts across themes of sex, finance and fashion,” 2016 Elle Style Reporter Themba Mbuyisa breaks his work down for us.

Moments of meaning: 5 documentary photographers share images of import

Ihsaan Haffejee, Tshepiso Mabula and three other local photographers share their work and tell us why these photographs remain meaningful to them.

Photographer Kasey-Leigh Davies explores spatial apartheid with profound collection ‘Citysspace’

Creative Kasey-Leigh Davis’s black and white photos focus on the effects of space on inhabitants of the cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town.

Reflections on architecture: See photographer Mpho Mokgadi’s Instagram takeover

In case you missed the Instagram takeover of talented architectural photographer Mpho Mokgadi, see the collection of images here, taken in Spain, Italy and South Africa.

‘Be prepared to fail too’ – Portrait photographer Tarryn Hatchett talks winning in the industry

From creating moodboards to the importance of finding the right team, Joburg-based photographer Tarryn Hatchett shares six career tips.

On reflection: 6 photographers share their self-portraits and talk portraiture

From award-winning photographer Émilie Régnier to Vuyo Mpantsha of South African creative collective I See a Different You, six photographers from across the globe share their self-portraits with 10and5.

Then and Now| Artist Sue Williamson on recreating a portrait 27 years later

Iconic artist-activist and author Sue Williamson writes about two personal portraits documenting the same subject, 27 years apart.

Talented style photographer Niquita Bento shares secrets to taking the perfect picture

From selecting the right lens to figuring out lighting, photographer and winner of 2013 Elle Style Reporter Award Niquita Bento gives us fashion photography tips.

Unpacking the powerful oeuvre of trailblazing Nigerian-US photographer Amarachi Nwosu

Nigerian image-maker Amarachi Nwosu communicates crisp fashion stories and documentary style photographs. The sought-after creative chats to us.

Iconic Still | Andrew Tshabangu shares a lifetime of stories through black and white photography

For the next instalment of the Iconic Still series, writer and editor Phetha Motumi speaks to the legendary Andrew Tshabangu on using black and white photography to tell the visual history of Johannesburg.

Then and Now | Cape Town duo The Seppis take us on a visual journey for Photography Month

Creative collective comprising of married couple, Seemaa Allie and Taariq September write about their best loved photographs.

In living coloured! Jodi Windvogel on tackling ‘the gaze’ and photographing her gentrifying community

Opening up candidly about the stereotypical gaze of coloured people as well as her neighbourhood, Jodi Windvogel is changing the narrative through photographs.

Street style: South African Menswear Week SS17/18 in photos – part 2

With a play on colours and a clash of prints, we snapped up some of the best moments at the South African Menswear Week in Cape Town. Here’s part 2.

Street style: South African Menswear Week SS17/18 in photos – Part 1

With a play on colours and a clash of prints, we snapped up some of the best moments at the South African Menswear Week in Cape Town. Here’s part 1.

Iconic Still | Legendary Cedric Nunn on capturing freedom, past and present – Photography Month

For the first instalment of Iconic Still, Cedric Nunn shares how his photography can be used to uncover parts of ourselves in the quest for societal change.

Then and now | Kent Andreasen takes a look at his favourite works – Photography Month

Cape Town-based photographer Kent Andreasen remembers cruising through vast vistas of desert by van to take two of his best-loved photographs.

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