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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Chris Holmes
    Chris Holmes

    Chris Holmes

    UK photographer specializing in street-level urban photography.

    Cocu Liu
    Cocu Liu, Trope Publishing Co

    Cocu Liu

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

    Eren Sarigul
    Eren Sarigul

    Eren Sarigul

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Lucy Hamidzadeh
    Lucy Hamidzadeh

    Lucy Hamidzadeh

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Ryan McMahill
    Ryan McMahill, Trope Publishing Co

    Ryan McMahill

    Born in LA and raised in Saint Louis, Chicago-based photographer Ryan McMahill’s eclectic imagery spans styles, genres and themes.

    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.

    Sean Byrne
    Sean Byrne

    Sean Byrne

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Selvon Ramsawak
    Selvon Ramsawak

    Selvon Ramsawak

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

    Dylan Walker
    Dylan Walker

    Dylan Walker

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

    Chris Ngu
    Chris Ngu

    Chris Ngu

    Chris Ngu is a Cameroonian native and a cyber security engineer currently living in New York City.

    Marc Santiago
    Marc Santiago

    Marc Santiago

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Chris Holmes
    Chris Holmes

    Chris Holmes

    UK photographer specializing in street-level urban photography.

    Cocu Liu
    Cocu Liu, Trope Publishing Co

    Cocu Liu

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

    Eren Sarigul
    Eren Sarigul

    Eren Sarigul

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Lucy Hamidzadeh
    Lucy Hamidzadeh

    Lucy Hamidzadeh

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Ryan McMahill
    Ryan McMahill, Trope Publishing Co

    Ryan McMahill

    Born in LA and raised in Saint Louis, Chicago-based photographer Ryan McMahill’s eclectic imagery spans styles, genres and themes.

    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.

    Sean Byrne
    Sean Byrne

    Sean Byrne

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Selvon Ramsawak
    Selvon Ramsawak

    Selvon Ramsawak

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

    Dylan Walker
    Dylan Walker

    Dylan Walker

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

    Chris Ngu
    Chris Ngu

    Chris Ngu

    Chris Ngu is a Cameroonian native and a cyber security engineer currently living in New York City.

    Marc Santiago
    Marc Santiago

    Marc Santiago

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