Trope Artists

All the great photography seen in our books and films comes from our vast network of photographers and artists from around the world. We’re always on the watch for young, fresh and emerging talent to partner with for our next project. Many of these artists are active in the social space as respected influencers and brand ambassadors. Their work is seen collectively by more than six million followers on Instagram.

    Adam Pearson
    Adam Pearson

    Adam Pearson

    Born and raised in the Chicagoland, Adam Pearson is an aerial and ground photographer capturing all of the beauty Chicagoland has to offer. 

    Alberto Santiago
    Alberto Santiago, Trope Publishing Co

    Alberto Santiago

    Born and raised in Chicago, Alberto Santiago is a photographer and musician.

    Alex Cockwill
    Alex Cockwill, Trope Publishing Co

    Alex Cockwill

    London-based photographer and engineer with a focus on high-contrast, dramatic urban imagery.

    Alex Sheyn
    Alex Sheyn, Trope Publishing Co

    Alex Sheyn

    Alex Sheyn is a designer, illustrator, typographer and photographer based in San Francisco.

    Alexandre Martin
    Alexandre Martin

    Alexandre Martin

    Alexandre Martin is a New York-based photographer who focuses on aerial view shots of the dynamic city. 

    André Bayard
    Andre Bayard, Trope Publishing Co

    André Bayard

    Seattle transplant André Bayard took up photography as a way to get to know his adopted city of Chicago.

    Aneela Choudhary
    Aneela Choudhary

    Aneela Choudhary

    Aneela Choudhary is a NYC-based photographer capturing the essence of towering skyscrapers intersecting with natural elements through cityscape shots.

    Ari Gurdon-Lindey
    Ari Gurdon-Lindey

    Ari Gurdon-Lindey

    The street style of self-taught photographer Ari Gurdon-Lindey features London’s SoHo and its vibrant cast of characters.

    Aurélie Guisiano
    Aurélie Guisiano

    Aurélie Guisiano

    Aurélie Guisiano is a street photographer and content creator based in Paris with a passion for light and shadows, geometry, and composition.

    Bal Bhatla
    Bal Bhatla

    Bal Bhatla

    A digital creative director in his past life, Bal Bhatla is a street photographer known for his distinctive visual style in documenting everyday nightlife in central London.

    Beatriz Bajuelos
    Beatriz Bajuelos

    Beatriz Bajuelos

    Beatriz Bajuelos is a New York City based photographer and producer focused on street and architectural photography.

    Bernie Ng
    Bernie Ng, Trope Publishing Co

    Bernie Ng

    Lawyer and photographer Bernie Ng is intent on living a life as original as it is authentic, evidenced by his dizzying, vibrant drone photography.

    Brittany Eliza Kunkel
    Brittany Eliza Kunkel

    Brittany Eliza Kunkel

    Brittany Eliza Kunkel is a New York City based photographer and video creator whose dreamlike scenes are heavily influenced by her decades of experience as a painter.

    Candy Lai
    Candy Lai, Trope Publishing Co

    Candy Lai

    Born in London, photographer Candy Lai is inspired by her current home of Hong Kong and its glowing streetscapes.

    Carlos Segura
    Carlos Segura

    Carlos Segura

    Carlos Segura is a renowned designer whose work has been exhibited globally and has received numerous prestigious awards.

    Chris Holmes
    Chris Holmes

    Chris Holmes

    UK photographer specializing in street-level urban photography.

    Chris Ngu
    Chris Ngu

    Chris Ngu

    Chris Ngu is a Cameroonian native with roots in NYC & London with an artistic focus on finding beauty in the mundane. 

    Christian Dumont
    Christian Dumont

    Christian Dumont

    Parisian amateur photographer, passionate about black and white street photos.

    Chrystian Alvarado
    Chrystian Alvarado

    Chrystian Alvarado

    Chrystian Alvarado is a New Jersey native with a love of storytelling.

    Cocu Liu
    Cocu Liu, Trope Publishing Co

    Cocu Liu

    Cocu Liu is an award-winning mobile photographer and product designer based in San Francisco.

    Cyril Mouty
    Cyril Mouty

    Cyril Mouty

    Cyril Mouty is a Paris-based photographer specializing in tourism and seeking cultural aspects and authenticity around the world.  

    Daniel Moreno
    Daniel Moreno

    Daniel Moreno

    Daniel Moreno is a Chicago-based photographer whose fascination with film and audiovisual media helped him discover his love for photography.

    Daniel Schindler
    Daniel Schindler

    Daniel Schindler

    Daniel Schindler uses his photography to explore Chicago and as a platform to share his passion and knowledge of the city he calls home in a fun and approachable way. 

    David Lee Csicsko
    David Lee Csicsko

    David Lee Csicsko

    Through his use of color, bold graphics and playful patterns, David Lee Csicsko celebrates the richness and diversity of life.

    David Sowa
    David Sowa

    David Sowa

      David Sowa's transition from architectural design to photography has changed his view of the world and taught him to find beauty in everyday life. 

    Declan McWhinney
    Declan McWhinney

    Declan McWhinney

    Declan McWhinney is a street and conceptual photographer creating cinematic visuals, and was raised in Australia.

    Diogo Paulo
    Diogo Paulo

    Diogo Paulo

    Diogo Paulo is a photographer specializing in product, outdoor, and lifestyle photography based in New York City. 

    Dominika Brzykcy
    Dominika Brzykcy

    Dominika Brzykcy

    Dominika Brzykcy is a Chicago based photographer enthusiastic about showcasing the beauty of the city through her lens.   

    Dominique Dutronc
    Dominique Dutronc

    Dominique Dutronc

    Entrepreneur, avid motorcyclist, and world traveler, having lived 10 years in NYC, Dominique Dutronc is a street photographer based in Paris, capturing the city with a different angle.

    Dylan Walker
    Dylan Walker

    Dylan Walker

    Dylan Walker is a New York City-based photographer focused on architecture and street photography.

    Elisabeth Argillier
    Elisabeth Argillier

    Elisabeth Argillier

    Parisian photographer Elisabeth Argillier is in love with Paris and its incredible heritage. She is particularly passionate about capturing its architecture and enchanting rooftops.

    Emi Ferguson
    Emi Ferguson

    Emi Ferguson

    Emi Ferguson is a flutist, singer, and composer who collaborates with contemporary composers and imagines historical compositions.

    Eren Sarigul
    Eren Sarigul

    Eren Sarigul

    Photographer and filmmaker Eren Sarigul specializes in travel, lifestyle and city photography.

    Farhad Sarvari
    Farhad Sarvari

    Farhad Sarvari

    Farhad Sarvari is a proud Immigrant, photographer and old soul living in Brooklyn.

    Gillion Carrara
    Gillion Carrara

    Gillion Carrara

    Gillion Carrara, a fashion scholar, directs the hands-on Fashion Resource Center with a focus on avant-garde fashion and dress.

    Graham Chapman
    Graham Chapman, Trope Publishing Co

    Graham Chapman

    Graham Chapman is a video editor and photographer specializing in urban, architectural and street photography.

    Irwin Chan
    Irwin Chan, Trope Publishing Co

    Irwin Chan

    Irwin Chan is a Hong Kong photographer and designer studying in London for a Master’s in Architecture.

    James Hicks
    James Hicks

    James Hicks

    James Hicks was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised in Washington, DC. He took his first photography course during his matriculation at Morehouse and that is where his passion for photography began.

    Jamie King
    Jamie King

    Jamie King

    Jamie King is a British-born photographer forever chasing the perfect New York City moment.    

    Jason Lee
    Jason Lee

    Jason Lee

    Jason Lee has been actively engaged in the photography world for 20 years.  

    Jason Lumsden
    Jason Lumsden

    Jason Lumsden

    Jason Lumsden hopes his love for Chicago, as seen through his work, will inspire people to visit the great city he fell in love with as a child.

    Jay Wu
    Jay Wu

    Jay Wu

    Jay Wu is a content creator based in New York City.

    Jean-Philippe Mattei
    Jean-Philippe Mattei

    Jean-Philippe Mattei

    Jean-Philippe Mattei is a French photographer. Originally from the south of France, he's been based in Paris since 2005. He is fascinated by street and urban photography and Paris is the perfect playground for these kinds of photos.

    Jeremy Cheung
    Jeremy Cheung, Trope Publishing Co

    Jeremy Cheung

    Jeremy Cheung is a Hong Kong-based freelance urban and architectural photographer.

    Jess Angell
    Jess Angell

    Jess Angell

    Jess Angell, aka @MissUnderground, is best known for her stunning pictures of the London Underground.

    Jessamine Barnieh
    Jess Barnieh, Trope Publishing Co

    Jessamine Barnieh

    Jess Barnieh is a Filipino photographer born and raised in London whose work reflects her love for beauty, art and adventure.

    Joe Altwies
    Joe Altwies, Trope Publishing Co

    Joe Altwies

    While still in high school, Joseph Altwies started making regular trips to downtown Chicago, learning about photography while shooting the city’s vibrant streetscapes.

    John Regole
    John Regole, Trope Publishing Co

    John Regole

    John Regole is a Chicago-based design engineer and self-professed hobbyist photographer.

    Judit Prat Martí
    Judit Prat Martí

    Judit Prat Martí

    Judit Prat Martí fell in love with Chicago after moving to the city in 2016 and has been capturing photos of it's beauty ever since. 

    Julien Coudrot
    Julien Coudrot

    Julien Coudrot

    Photographer and French radio journalist living in Paris for 15 years. "The eyes are the mirror of the soul and reflect everything that seems to be hidden".

    Kameron Sears
    Kameron Sears, Trope Publishing Co

    Kameron Sears

    Chicago native Kameron Sears is a graphic designer and photographer with a focus on street photography, architecture, and cityscapes.

    Karl Solano
    Karl Solano, Trope Publishing Co

    Karl Solano

    Chicagoan Karl Solano is a UX designer with a penchant for philosophy, travel, people, basketball, and art.

    Kelly Kopp
    Kelly Kopp

    Kelly Kopp

    Kelly Kopp is a professional photographer in New York City, with a love for cityscapes, and the bustling ever changing kaleidoscope of the urban environment.  

    Ksenia Marchenko
    Ksenia Marchenko

    Ksenia Marchenko

    Ksenia Marchenko is a lifestyle blogger and professional world traveler raised in Ukraine.

    Kwe Bentum
    Kwe Bentum, Trope Publishing Co

    Kwe Bentum

    Chicago-based Kwe Bentum is a photographer whose style focuses on urban lifestyle and architecture.

    Kyle Yu
    Kyle Yu, Trope Publishing Co

    Kyle Yu

    Kyle Yu’s photography of his native Hong Kong is a homage to the city’s famed architecture and his way of preserving its structures in order to create a record for future generations.

    Laura Sills
    Laura Sills

    Laura Sills

     Laura Sills is a photographer and New Yorker.

    Lichao Liu
    Lichao Liu

    Lichao Liu

    Lichao Liu is an architect who views photography as a form of frozen art that turns any fleeting moment into a tangible and lasting memory.   

    Lucy Hamidzadeh
    Lucy Hamidzadeh

    Lucy Hamidzadeh

    Lucy Hamidzadeh is a London street photographer whose distinctive approach captures the energy of city life.

    Luis Gaud
    Luis Gaud

    Luis Gaud

    Luis Gaud is an Atlanta-based drone photographer who originally found his passion for photography by capturing moments at concerts as a fan.

    Marc Santiago
    Marc Santiago

    Marc Santiago

    Marc Santiago holds a background in Psychology, but followed his passion and fully directed his attention to photography. 

    Mark Anthony
    Mark Anthony

    Mark Anthony

    Isaac Williams, known on stage as Mark Anthony, is a Drag King and Cabaret performer from the UK.

    Matt Weitz
    Matt Weitz, Trope Publishing Co

    Matt Weitz

    Matt Weitz is a Chicago-based photographer whose work focuses on urban landscapes and street photography.

    Max Leitner
    Max Leitner, Trope Publishing Co

    Max Leitner

    Growing up in Germany, Max Leitner developed a love for photography early on which took him across the globe in pursuit of his art and then home again.

    Michael Hsu
    Michael Hsu, Trope Publishing Co

    Michael Hsu

    Taiwan-born Michael Hsu has traveled the world in pursuit of his education, his dream of becoming a pilot, and his passion for photography.

    Michael Poggioli
    Mike Poggioli, Trope Publishing Co

    Michael Poggioli

    New York native and psychologist Mike Poggioli was inspired to take up photography while living in Chicago as a first-grade teacher.

    Michael Sidofsky
    Michael Sidofsky

    Michael Sidofsky

    Michael Sidofsky is an avid traveler and photographer who aims to capture the essence of a destination through his photos.

    Michele Thompson
    Michele Thompson

    Michele Thompson

    Michele Thompson is a city and landscape photographer with a passion for capturing the beautiful little details and moments of nature and city life. Michele splits her time between Toronto, where she is based, and NYC.

    Mike Szpot
    Mike Szpot, Trope Publishing Co

    Mike Szpot

    Skateboarder turned business major turned photographer Mike Szpot’s work ranges from cityscape to portraiture.

    Mitsuru Wakabayashi
    Mitsuru Wakabayashi

    Mitsuru Wakabayashi

    Mitsuru Wakabayashi is a self-taught photographer working out of Tokyo and his native Kyoto.

    Monaris
    Monaris

    Monaris

    Monaris is a visual storyteller based in New Jersey, an Adobe Lightroom Partner, and a Sony Ambassador.

    Nathalie Geffroy
    Nathalie Geffroy

    Nathalie Geffroy

    Parisian photographer and artistic director, Nathalie Geffroy, developed a passion for photography with the arrival of Instagram in 2011.

    Neal Kumar
    Neal Kumar, Trope Publishing Co

    Neal Kumar

    Neal Kumar is a photographer, doctor, and entrepreneur who has shot images all over the world.

    Nicholas Csicsko
    Nicholas Csicsko

    Nicholas Csicsko

    Nicholas Csicsko, a composer turned institutional investor, explores music and finance through lectures, writing, and playing piano.

    Nick Crawford
    Nick Crawford, Trope Publishing Co

    Nick Crawford

    Chicago photographer Nick Crawford finds inspiration from peers, contemporary artists, and famed photographers from the past.

    Ope Odueyungbo
    Ope Odueyungbo

    Ope Odueyungbo

    South London photographer engaged in the exploration of lines, angles, light, and perspective, and the illumination of the extraordinary within the ordinary.

    Owen Keehnen
    Owen Keehnen

    Owen Keehnen

    Owen Keehnen is a queer author and historian who co-founded The Legacy Project in Chicago, and was inducted into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame for preserving and fostering LGBTQ culture.

    Paul Natkin
    Paul Natkin

    Paul Natkin

    Paul Natkin has had a front-row seat at over 10,000 shows – capturing over four decades of music history.

    Peter Dazeley
    Peter Dazeley

    Peter Dazeley

    Peter Dazeley is a celebrated London-based photographer with a career spanning over 60 years, known for his meticulous planning and imaginative problem-solving skills.

    Peter Shea
    Peter Shea

    Peter Shea

    Peter Shea is a writer, educator, and history enthusiast who has written about Irish Americans, educational gaming, and higher education technology.

    Quentin Mui
    Quentin Mui

    Quentin Mui

    Quentin Mui is an Australian Chinese, living in NYC with a passion for cinematic street photography.

    Ray Leung
    Ray Leung

    Ray Leung

    Ray Leung was raised in Brooklyn but now resides is TriBeCa. He has a distinctive style that represents New York.

    Reece Predmore
    Reece Predmore

    Reece Predmore

    Reece Predmore is a Washington DC based photographer/videographer that focuses on cityscapes and street photography.

    Ron Timehin
    Ron Timehin

    Ron Timehin

    South London photographer Ron Timehin is best known for his atmospheric architecture and travel images.

    Ryan Howard
    Ryan Howard, Trope Publishing Co

    Ryan Howard

    London-based photographer with an eye for moody imagery and the structures and symmetries of urban architecture.

    Ryan Mamba
    Ryan Mamba, Trope Publishing Co

    Ryan Mamba

    Ryan Mamba is a Singaporean photographer and filmmaker.

    Ryland Hormel
    Ryland Hormel, Trope Publishing Co

    Ryland Hormel

    After his college soccer career ended, Ryland Hormel found his next great passion through his pursuit of photography.

    Sandra Steinbrecher
    Sandra Steinbrecher

    Sandra Steinbrecher

    Sandra Steinbrecher is a Chicago documentary photographer working on long-term assignments about education, the arts, and community development. 

    Sanmi Krueger
    Sanmi Krueger

    Sanmi Krueger

    Sanmi Krueger is a self-taught photographer and Berlin native with a passion for cinematic visuals and storytelling.

    Sean Byrne
    Sean Byrne

    Sean Byrne

    Sean Byrne is a landscape/travel photographer and social media influencer from the UK.

    Selvon Ramsawak
    Selvon Ramsawak

    Selvon Ramsawak

    Born and raised in Brooklyn, Selvon Ramsawak is a real estate photographer, capturing the New York City skyline.

    Sergio Mayora
    Sergio Mayora

    Sergio Mayora

    Sergio Mayora is an artist, poet, singer-songwriter, and actor. 

    Shōgo Misawa
    Shogo Misawa, Trope Publishing Co

    Shōgo Misawa

    Tokyo-based Shōgo Misawa is a former jewelry designer whose passion for photography was born while exploring the city on his motorcycle.

    Sonja Weiss
    Sonja Weiss

    Sonja Weiss

    Scientist by day, photographer by night (and weekends), Sonja Weiss started shooting after a move to Chicago from Atlanta.

    Stella Yan
    Stella Yan, Trope Publishing Co

    Stella Yan

    Stella Yan is a self-taught photographer and urban explorer based in Shanghai, China.

    Steve Rolfe
    Steve Rolfe

    Steve Rolfe

    Steve’s unique imagery is inspired by life. He has a keen eye for finding something unusual in the mundane.

    Taro Moberly
    Taro Moberly

    Taro Moberly

    A street and travel photographer based in Kyoto, Japan, Taro sees photography as an opportunity to explore the world around him.

    Terry Maday
    Terry Maday

    Terry Maday

    An Emmy and Graphis-winning director, cinematographer and owner of Maday Productions, Terry is our resident director of Film & Production.

    Tetsuo Ishikawa
    Tetsuo Ishikawa, Trope Publishing Co

    Tetsuo Ishikawa

    Inspired by the four seasons of Japan, Tetsuo Ishikawa is happiest walking the streets of Kyoto on a rainy day.

    Tobi Shinobi
    Tobi Shinobi, Trope Publishing Co

    Tobi Shinobi

    Born in London and currently living in Chicago, Tobi Shinobi is a former lawyer turned photographer and content creator.

    Tom Maday
    Tom Maday, Trope Publishing Co

    Tom Maday

    Tom Maday is an editorial and commercial photographer based in Chicago.

    Varun Thota
    Varun Thota, Trope Publishing Co

    Varun Thota

    Photographer Varun Thota is a self-taught UX designer and problem-solver originally from Macau.

    Veronika Marx
    Veronika Marx

    Veronika Marx

    Veronika Marx is a multidimensional creative, working as a stylist and photographer in the UK.

    Vince DeSantiago
    Vince DeSantiago, Trope Publishing Co

    Vince DeSantiago

    Vince DeSantiago is a Chicago-based photographer and art director who finds inspiration in the work of classic photographers.

    Vivien Liu
    Vivien Liu

    Vivien Liu

    Vivien Liu has a passion for photographing the vibrant cityscape of her native Hong Kong and around the world.

    Vlada Kozachuk
    Vlada Kozachuk, Trope Publishing Co

    Vlada Kozachuk

    Born in Russia, Vlada Kozachuk’s photography journey truly began following a move to Chicago where she originally planned to study graphic design.

    Yoshiro Ishii
    Yoshiro Ishii, Trope Publishing Co

    Yoshiro Ishii

    Former film student and videographer Yoshiro Ishii is a Tokyo-based photographer.

    Yoshito Hasaka
    Yoshito Hasaka

    Yoshito Hasaka

    Photographer Yoshito Hasaka is a creative director / consultant and graphic designer from Tokyo.

    Yusuke Komatsu
    Yusuke Komatsu

    Yusuke Komatsu

    Originally a graphic designer, Yusuke Komatsu has been shooting the streets of Tokyo since 2010.

    Yuto Yamada
    Yuto Yamada, Trope Publishing Co

    Yuto Yamada

    Tokyo native Yuto Yamada specializes in photos of nighttime cityscapes, abandoned structures, landscapes, and portraits.

    Zach Lipson
    Zach Lipson, Trope Publishing Co

    Zach Lipson

    Zach Lipson is a Chicago-based creative whose passion for all things visual led him to photography in 2016.

    Adam Pearson
    Adam Pearson

    Adam Pearson

    Born and raised in the Chicagoland, Adam Pearson is an aerial and ground photographer capturing all of the beauty Chicagoland has to offer. 

    Alberto Santiago
    Alberto Santiago, Trope Publishing Co

    Alberto Santiago

    Born and raised in Chicago, Alberto Santiago is a photographer and musician.

    Alex Cockwill
    Alex Cockwill, Trope Publishing Co

    Alex Cockwill

    London-based photographer and engineer with a focus on high-contrast, dramatic urban imagery.

    Alex Sheyn
    Alex Sheyn, Trope Publishing Co

    Alex Sheyn

    Alex Sheyn is a designer, illustrator, typographer and photographer based in San Francisco.

    Alexandre Martin
    Alexandre Martin

    Alexandre Martin

    Alexandre Martin is a New York-based photographer who focuses on aerial view shots of the dynamic city. 

    André Bayard
    Andre Bayard, Trope Publishing Co

    André Bayard

    Seattle transplant André Bayard took up photography as a way to get to know his adopted city of Chicago.

    Aneela Choudhary
    Aneela Choudhary

    Aneela Choudhary

    Aneela Choudhary is a NYC-based photographer capturing the essence of towering skyscrapers intersecting with natural elements through cityscape shots.

    Ari Gurdon-Lindey
    Ari Gurdon-Lindey

    Ari Gurdon-Lindey

    The street style of self-taught photographer Ari Gurdon-Lindey features London’s SoHo and its vibrant cast of characters.

    Aurélie Guisiano
    Aurélie Guisiano

    Aurélie Guisiano

    Aurélie Guisiano is a street photographer and content creator based in Paris with a passion for light and shadows, geometry, and composition.

    Bal Bhatla
    Bal Bhatla

    Bal Bhatla

    A digital creative director in his past life, Bal Bhatla is a street photographer known for his distinctive visual style in documenting everyday nightlife in central London.

    Beatriz Bajuelos
    Beatriz Bajuelos

    Beatriz Bajuelos

    Beatriz Bajuelos is a New York City based photographer and producer focused on street and architectural photography.

    Bernie Ng
    Bernie Ng, Trope Publishing Co

    Bernie Ng

    Lawyer and photographer Bernie Ng is intent on living a life as original as it is authentic, evidenced by his dizzying, vibrant drone photography.

    Brittany Eliza Kunkel
    Brittany Eliza Kunkel

    Brittany Eliza Kunkel

    Brittany Eliza Kunkel is a New York City based photographer and video creator whose dreamlike scenes are heavily influenced by her decades of experience as a painter.

    Candy Lai
    Candy Lai, Trope Publishing Co

    Candy Lai

    Born in London, photographer Candy Lai is inspired by her current home of Hong Kong and its glowing streetscapes.

    Carlos Segura
    Carlos Segura

    Carlos Segura

    Carlos Segura is a renowned designer whose work has been exhibited globally and has received numerous prestigious awards.

    Chris Holmes
    Chris Holmes

    Chris Holmes

    UK photographer specializing in street-level urban photography.

    Chris Ngu
    Chris Ngu

    Chris Ngu

    Chris Ngu is a Cameroonian native with roots in NYC & London with an artistic focus on finding beauty in the mundane. 

    Christian Dumont
    Christian Dumont

    Christian Dumont

    Parisian amateur photographer, passionate about black and white street photos.

    Chrystian Alvarado
    Chrystian Alvarado

    Chrystian Alvarado

    Chrystian Alvarado is a New Jersey native with a love of storytelling.

    Cocu Liu
    Cocu Liu, Trope Publishing Co

    Cocu Liu

    Cocu Liu is an award-winning mobile photographer and product designer based in San Francisco.

    Cyril Mouty
    Cyril Mouty

    Cyril Mouty

    Cyril Mouty is a Paris-based photographer specializing in tourism and seeking cultural aspects and authenticity around the world.  

    Daniel Moreno
    Daniel Moreno

    Daniel Moreno

    Daniel Moreno is a Chicago-based photographer whose fascination with film and audiovisual media helped him discover his love for photography.

    Daniel Schindler
    Daniel Schindler

    Daniel Schindler

    Daniel Schindler uses his photography to explore Chicago and as a platform to share his passion and knowledge of the city he calls home in a fun and approachable way. 

    David Lee Csicsko
    David Lee Csicsko

    David Lee Csicsko

    Through his use of color, bold graphics and playful patterns, David Lee Csicsko celebrates the richness and diversity of life.

    David Sowa
    David Sowa

    David Sowa

      David Sowa's transition from architectural design to photography has changed his view of the world and taught him to find beauty in everyday life. 

    Declan McWhinney
    Declan McWhinney

    Declan McWhinney

    Declan McWhinney is a street and conceptual photographer creating cinematic visuals, and was raised in Australia.

    Diogo Paulo
    Diogo Paulo

    Diogo Paulo

    Diogo Paulo is a photographer specializing in product, outdoor, and lifestyle photography based in New York City. 

    Dominika Brzykcy
    Dominika Brzykcy

    Dominika Brzykcy

    Dominika Brzykcy is a Chicago based photographer enthusiastic about showcasing the beauty of the city through her lens.   

    Dominique Dutronc
    Dominique Dutronc

    Dominique Dutronc

    Entrepreneur, avid motorcyclist, and world traveler, having lived 10 years in NYC, Dominique Dutronc is a street photographer based in Paris, capturing the city with a different angle.

    Dylan Walker
    Dylan Walker

    Dylan Walker

    Dylan Walker is a New York City-based photographer focused on architecture and street photography.

    Elisabeth Argillier
    Elisabeth Argillier

    Elisabeth Argillier

    Parisian photographer Elisabeth Argillier is in love with Paris and its incredible heritage. She is particularly passionate about capturing its architecture and enchanting rooftops.

    Emi Ferguson
    Emi Ferguson

    Emi Ferguson

    Emi Ferguson is a flutist, singer, and composer who collaborates with contemporary composers and imagines historical compositions.

    Eren Sarigul
    Eren Sarigul

    Eren Sarigul

    Photographer and filmmaker Eren Sarigul specializes in travel, lifestyle and city photography.

    Farhad Sarvari
    Farhad Sarvari

    Farhad Sarvari

    Farhad Sarvari is a proud Immigrant, photographer and old soul living in Brooklyn.

    Gillion Carrara
    Gillion Carrara

    Gillion Carrara

    Gillion Carrara, a fashion scholar, directs the hands-on Fashion Resource Center with a focus on avant-garde fashion and dress.

    Graham Chapman
    Graham Chapman, Trope Publishing Co

    Graham Chapman

    Graham Chapman is a video editor and photographer specializing in urban, architectural and street photography.

    Irwin Chan
    Irwin Chan, Trope Publishing Co

    Irwin Chan

    Irwin Chan is a Hong Kong photographer and designer studying in London for a Master’s in Architecture.

    James Hicks
    James Hicks

    James Hicks

    James Hicks was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised in Washington, DC. He took his first photography course during his matriculation at Morehouse and that is where his passion for photography began.

    Jamie King
    Jamie King

    Jamie King

    Jamie King is a British-born photographer forever chasing the perfect New York City moment.    

    Jason Lee
    Jason Lee

    Jason Lee

    Jason Lee has been actively engaged in the photography world for 20 years.  

    Jason Lumsden
    Jason Lumsden

    Jason Lumsden

    Jason Lumsden hopes his love for Chicago, as seen through his work, will inspire people to visit the great city he fell in love with as a child.

    Jay Wu
    Jay Wu

    Jay Wu

    Jay Wu is a content creator based in New York City.

    Jean-Philippe Mattei
    Jean-Philippe Mattei

    Jean-Philippe Mattei

    Jean-Philippe Mattei is a French photographer. Originally from the south of France, he's been based in Paris since 2005. He is fascinated by street and urban photography and Paris is the perfect playground for these kinds of photos.

    Jeremy Cheung
    Jeremy Cheung, Trope Publishing Co

    Jeremy Cheung

    Jeremy Cheung is a Hong Kong-based freelance urban and architectural photographer.

    Jess Angell
    Jess Angell

    Jess Angell

    Jess Angell, aka @MissUnderground, is best known for her stunning pictures of the London Underground.

    Jessamine Barnieh
    Jess Barnieh, Trope Publishing Co

    Jessamine Barnieh

    Jess Barnieh is a Filipino photographer born and raised in London whose work reflects her love for beauty, art and adventure.

    Joe Altwies
    Joe Altwies, Trope Publishing Co

    Joe Altwies

    While still in high school, Joseph Altwies started making regular trips to downtown Chicago, learning about photography while shooting the city’s vibrant streetscapes.

    John Regole
    John Regole, Trope Publishing Co

    John Regole

    John Regole is a Chicago-based design engineer and self-professed hobbyist photographer.

    Judit Prat Martí
    Judit Prat Martí

    Judit Prat Martí

    Judit Prat Martí fell in love with Chicago after moving to the city in 2016 and has been capturing photos of it's beauty ever since. 

    Julien Coudrot
    Julien Coudrot

    Julien Coudrot

    Photographer and French radio journalist living in Paris for 15 years. "The eyes are the mirror of the soul and reflect everything that seems to be hidden".

    Kameron Sears
    Kameron Sears, Trope Publishing Co

    Kameron Sears

    Chicago native Kameron Sears is a graphic designer and photographer with a focus on street photography, architecture, and cityscapes.

    Karl Solano
    Karl Solano, Trope Publishing Co

    Karl Solano

    Chicagoan Karl Solano is a UX designer with a penchant for philosophy, travel, people, basketball, and art.

    Kelly Kopp
    Kelly Kopp

    Kelly Kopp

    Kelly Kopp is a professional photographer in New York City, with a love for cityscapes, and the bustling ever changing kaleidoscope of the urban environment.  

    Ksenia Marchenko
    Ksenia Marchenko

    Ksenia Marchenko

    Ksenia Marchenko is a lifestyle blogger and professional world traveler raised in Ukraine.

    Kwe Bentum
    Kwe Bentum, Trope Publishing Co

    Kwe Bentum

    Chicago-based Kwe Bentum is a photographer whose style focuses on urban lifestyle and architecture.

    Kyle Yu
    Kyle Yu, Trope Publishing Co

    Kyle Yu

    Kyle Yu’s photography of his native Hong Kong is a homage to the city’s famed architecture and his way of preserving its structures in order to create a record for future generations.

    Laura Sills
    Laura Sills

    Laura Sills

     Laura Sills is a photographer and New Yorker.

    Lichao Liu
    Lichao Liu

    Lichao Liu

    Lichao Liu is an architect who views photography as a form of frozen art that turns any fleeting moment into a tangible and lasting memory.   

    Lucy Hamidzadeh
    Lucy Hamidzadeh

    Lucy Hamidzadeh

    Lucy Hamidzadeh is a London street photographer whose distinctive approach captures the energy of city life.

    Luis Gaud
    Luis Gaud

    Luis Gaud

    Luis Gaud is an Atlanta-based drone photographer who originally found his passion for photography by capturing moments at concerts as a fan.

    Marc Santiago
    Marc Santiago

    Marc Santiago

    Marc Santiago holds a background in Psychology, but followed his passion and fully directed his attention to photography. 

    Mark Anthony
    Mark Anthony

    Mark Anthony

    Isaac Williams, known on stage as Mark Anthony, is a Drag King and Cabaret performer from the UK.

    Matt Weitz
    Matt Weitz, Trope Publishing Co

    Matt Weitz

    Matt Weitz is a Chicago-based photographer whose work focuses on urban landscapes and street photography.

    Max Leitner
    Max Leitner, Trope Publishing Co

    Max Leitner

    Growing up in Germany, Max Leitner developed a love for photography early on which took him across the globe in pursuit of his art and then home again.

    Michael Hsu
    Michael Hsu, Trope Publishing Co

    Michael Hsu

    Taiwan-born Michael Hsu has traveled the world in pursuit of his education, his dream of becoming a pilot, and his passion for photography.

    Michael Poggioli
    Mike Poggioli, Trope Publishing Co

    Michael Poggioli

    New York native and psychologist Mike Poggioli was inspired to take up photography while living in Chicago as a first-grade teacher.

    Michael Sidofsky
    Michael Sidofsky

    Michael Sidofsky

    Michael Sidofsky is an avid traveler and photographer who aims to capture the essence of a destination through his photos.

    Michele Thompson
    Michele Thompson

    Michele Thompson

    Michele Thompson is a city and landscape photographer with a passion for capturing the beautiful little details and moments of nature and city life. Michele splits her time between Toronto, where she is based, and NYC.

    Mike Szpot
    Mike Szpot, Trope Publishing Co

    Mike Szpot

    Skateboarder turned business major turned photographer Mike Szpot’s work ranges from cityscape to portraiture.

    Mitsuru Wakabayashi
    Mitsuru Wakabayashi

    Mitsuru Wakabayashi

    Mitsuru Wakabayashi is a self-taught photographer working out of Tokyo and his native Kyoto.

    Monaris
    Monaris

    Monaris

    Monaris is a visual storyteller based in New Jersey, an Adobe Lightroom Partner, and a Sony Ambassador.

    Nathalie Geffroy
    Nathalie Geffroy

    Nathalie Geffroy

    Parisian photographer and artistic director, Nathalie Geffroy, developed a passion for photography with the arrival of Instagram in 2011.

    Neal Kumar
    Neal Kumar, Trope Publishing Co

    Neal Kumar

    Neal Kumar is a photographer, doctor, and entrepreneur who has shot images all over the world.

    Nicholas Csicsko
    Nicholas Csicsko

    Nicholas Csicsko

    Nicholas Csicsko, a composer turned institutional investor, explores music and finance through lectures, writing, and playing piano.

    Nick Crawford
    Nick Crawford, Trope Publishing Co

    Nick Crawford

    Chicago photographer Nick Crawford finds inspiration from peers, contemporary artists, and famed photographers from the past.

    Ope Odueyungbo
    Ope Odueyungbo

    Ope Odueyungbo

    South London photographer engaged in the exploration of lines, angles, light, and perspective, and the illumination of the extraordinary within the ordinary.

    Owen Keehnen
    Owen Keehnen

    Owen Keehnen

    Owen Keehnen is a queer author and historian who co-founded The Legacy Project in Chicago, and was inducted into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame for preserving and fostering LGBTQ culture.

    Paul Natkin
    Paul Natkin

    Paul Natkin

    Paul Natkin has had a front-row seat at over 10,000 shows – capturing over four decades of music history.

    Peter Dazeley
    Peter Dazeley

    Peter Dazeley

    Peter Dazeley is a celebrated London-based photographer with a career spanning over 60 years, known for his meticulous planning and imaginative problem-solving skills.

    Peter Shea
    Peter Shea

    Peter Shea

    Peter Shea is a writer, educator, and history enthusiast who has written about Irish Americans, educational gaming, and higher education technology.

    Quentin Mui
    Quentin Mui

    Quentin Mui

    Quentin Mui is an Australian Chinese, living in NYC with a passion for cinematic street photography.

    Ray Leung
    Ray Leung

    Ray Leung

    Ray Leung was raised in Brooklyn but now resides is TriBeCa. He has a distinctive style that represents New York.

    Reece Predmore
    Reece Predmore

    Reece Predmore

    Reece Predmore is a Washington DC based photographer/videographer that focuses on cityscapes and street photography.

    Ron Timehin
    Ron Timehin

    Ron Timehin

    South London photographer Ron Timehin is best known for his atmospheric architecture and travel images.

    Ryan Howard
    Ryan Howard, Trope Publishing Co

    Ryan Howard

    London-based photographer with an eye for moody imagery and the structures and symmetries of urban architecture.

    Ryan Mamba
    Ryan Mamba, Trope Publishing Co

    Ryan Mamba

    Ryan Mamba is a Singaporean photographer and filmmaker.

    Ryland Hormel
    Ryland Hormel, Trope Publishing Co

    Ryland Hormel

    After his college soccer career ended, Ryland Hormel found his next great passion through his pursuit of photography.

    Sandra Steinbrecher
    Sandra Steinbrecher

    Sandra Steinbrecher

    Sandra Steinbrecher is a Chicago documentary photographer working on long-term assignments about education, the arts, and community development. 

    Sanmi Krueger
    Sanmi Krueger

    Sanmi Krueger

    Sanmi Krueger is a self-taught photographer and Berlin native with a passion for cinematic visuals and storytelling.

    Sean Byrne
    Sean Byrne

    Sean Byrne

    Sean Byrne is a landscape/travel photographer and social media influencer from the UK.

    Selvon Ramsawak
    Selvon Ramsawak

    Selvon Ramsawak

    Born and raised in Brooklyn, Selvon Ramsawak is a real estate photographer, capturing the New York City skyline.

    Sergio Mayora
    Sergio Mayora

    Sergio Mayora

    Sergio Mayora is an artist, poet, singer-songwriter, and actor. 

    Shōgo Misawa
    Shogo Misawa, Trope Publishing Co

    Shōgo Misawa

    Tokyo-based Shōgo Misawa is a former jewelry designer whose passion for photography was born while exploring the city on his motorcycle.

    Sonja Weiss
    Sonja Weiss

    Sonja Weiss

    Scientist by day, photographer by night (and weekends), Sonja Weiss started shooting after a move to Chicago from Atlanta.

    Stella Yan
    Stella Yan, Trope Publishing Co

    Stella Yan

    Stella Yan is a self-taught photographer and urban explorer based in Shanghai, China.

    Steve Rolfe
    Steve Rolfe

    Steve Rolfe

    Steve’s unique imagery is inspired by life. He has a keen eye for finding something unusual in the mundane.

    Taro Moberly
    Taro Moberly

    Taro Moberly

    A street and travel photographer based in Kyoto, Japan, Taro sees photography as an opportunity to explore the world around him.

    Terry Maday
    Terry Maday

    Terry Maday

    An Emmy and Graphis-winning director, cinematographer and owner of Maday Productions, Terry is our resident director of Film & Production.

    Tetsuo Ishikawa
    Tetsuo Ishikawa, Trope Publishing Co

    Tetsuo Ishikawa

    Inspired by the four seasons of Japan, Tetsuo Ishikawa is happiest walking the streets of Kyoto on a rainy day.

    Tobi Shinobi
    Tobi Shinobi, Trope Publishing Co

    Tobi Shinobi

    Born in London and currently living in Chicago, Tobi Shinobi is a former lawyer turned photographer and content creator.

    Tom Maday
    Tom Maday, Trope Publishing Co

    Tom Maday

    Tom Maday is an editorial and commercial photographer based in Chicago.

    Varun Thota
    Varun Thota, Trope Publishing Co

    Varun Thota

    Photographer Varun Thota is a self-taught UX designer and problem-solver originally from Macau.

    Veronika Marx
    Veronika Marx

    Veronika Marx

    Veronika Marx is a multidimensional creative, working as a stylist and photographer in the UK.

    Vince DeSantiago
    Vince DeSantiago, Trope Publishing Co

    Vince DeSantiago

    Vince DeSantiago is a Chicago-based photographer and art director who finds inspiration in the work of classic photographers.

    Vivien Liu
    Vivien Liu

    Vivien Liu

    Vivien Liu has a passion for photographing the vibrant cityscape of her native Hong Kong and around the world.

    Vlada Kozachuk
    Vlada Kozachuk, Trope Publishing Co

    Vlada Kozachuk

    Born in Russia, Vlada Kozachuk’s photography journey truly began following a move to Chicago where she originally planned to study graphic design.

    Yoshiro Ishii
    Yoshiro Ishii, Trope Publishing Co

    Yoshiro Ishii

    Former film student and videographer Yoshiro Ishii is a Tokyo-based photographer.

    Yoshito Hasaka
    Yoshito Hasaka

    Yoshito Hasaka

    Photographer Yoshito Hasaka is a creative director / consultant and graphic designer from Tokyo.

    Yusuke Komatsu
    Yusuke Komatsu

    Yusuke Komatsu

    Originally a graphic designer, Yusuke Komatsu has been shooting the streets of Tokyo since 2010.

    Yuto Yamada
    Yuto Yamada, Trope Publishing Co

    Yuto Yamada

    Tokyo native Yuto Yamada specializes in photos of nighttime cityscapes, abandoned structures, landscapes, and portraits.

    Zach Lipson
    Zach Lipson, Trope Publishing Co

    Zach Lipson

    Zach Lipson is a Chicago-based creative whose passion for all things visual led him to photography in 2016.