Christina Nwabugo, photographer and director, freelance
With previous positions at Getty Images and Inbloom agency, London-based photographer Christina has worked on anything from global campaigns to managing award-winning rosters of photographers and filmmakers. Her work explores the symbiotic relationship between people, culture and nature, with focus on representation and inclusivity.
See more from Christina here.
Hidhir Badaruddin, creative director, freelance
Drawing from the themes of identity, gender and sexuality to explore and document a generation of Asian masculinity, Singapore-born photographer Hidhir’s work has been featured in magazines such as Gay Times, Vouge India and Dazed. He was also announced as the recipient of the Getty Images Creative Bursary 2021 award for his photo series Younglawa.
Read more about Hidhir here.
Derrick Kakembo, photographer and filmmaker, Reform The Funk
Previously at Rankin & Hunger Magazine and now the founder of cultural platform Reform The Funk, photographer Derrick has worked with clients and publications such as the V&A Museum, BCC and Vouge Italia. Creating Reform The Funk in a bid to reform basic social structures, the platform hopes to challenge the status-quo by promoting thought-provoking and emotive art.
See more from Derrick here, and read more about Reform The Funk here.
Fernando Lobina, senior designer, AKQA
Having studied graphic design at Kingston School of Art, senior designer Fernando now specialises in art direction and visual storytelling. Prior to his position at AKQA, Fernando was a designer and art director at The New York Times and has also worked with VICE and &Walsh.
Read more about AKQA here.
Amy Leach, joint head of production, Wieden+Kennedy London
With a degree in History of Contemporary Art, Amy now acts as joint head of production at agency Wieden+Kennedy and has been with them for nearly 10 years, specialising in print and non-traditional production. Prior to this, she was a creative producer at agency Karmarama.
Read more about Wieden+Kennedy here.
Wendy Huynh, photographer, freelance
Mainly working in the fields of documentary, sports, fashion and portraiture, photographer Wendy graduated from Central Saint Martins where she studied Fashion Communication and Promotion. Having completed placements at both Art+Commerce and Atelier Franck, she realised that she wanted to pursue photography. She has her own print publication called Arcade.
Read more about Wendy here.
Ayla Angelos, writer and editor, freelance
Specialising in art, photography and culture, writer and editor Ayla has spent nearly a decade producing profiles, features, reviews and stories on both emerging and established names in the industry. For the past five years, she’s been freelancing as a writer and editor for our sister company It’s Nice That, commissioning and editing long-form features.
Read more about Ayla here.
Katharina Poblotzki, photographer, freelance
Based in New York and represented by Soothing Shade, editorial photographer Katharina is guided by the desire to connect with the authenticity of the people she photographs and the environments they inhabit. She’s worked with clients and brands such as Vogue Germany, Dazed & Confused and Adidas.
Read more about Katharina here.
Chris Montana, senior photographer, Paul Smith
Renowned for his creative aesthetic in combining both tradition and modernity, Paul Smith has spent the last 50 years growing a global business as Britain’s foremost fashion designer. Like his interests, Paul’s creativity extends beyond fashion, working with artists, designers, musicians and photographers to enrich his own designs and produce limited-editions collaborations - including recent partners such as Mini, Anglepoise and Rapha.
Read more about Paul Smith here.
Michael Sargeant, creative producer, Magnum Photos
Since 2018, Michael has lead Magnum Photo’s education programme, Magnum Learn, and also produces video content for the agency. Michael regularly works and mentors emerging creative talent through workshops, portfolio reviews and lectures, as well as curating exhibitions and commissioning projects for a variety of institutions.
Read more about Michael here.