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.

    Sean Byrne
    Sean Byrne

    Sean Byrne

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

    Tom Maday
    Tom Maday, Trope Publishing Co

    Tom Maday

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

    Ryan Mamba
    Ryan Mamba, Trope Publishing Co

    Ryan Mamba

    Ryan Mamba is a Singaporean photographer and filmmaker.

    Varun Thota
    Varun Thota, Trope Publishing Co

    Varun Thota

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

    Mitsuru Wakabayashi
    Mitsuru Wakabayashi

    Mitsuru Wakabayashi

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Yuto Yamada
    Yuto Yamada, Trope Publishing Co

    Yuto Yamada

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

    Yusuke Komatsu
    Yusuke Komatsu

    Yusuke Komatsu

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

    Yoshito Hasaka
    Yoshito Hasaka

    Yoshito Hasaka

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

    Yoshiro Ishii
    Yoshiro Ishii, Trope Publishing Co

    Yoshiro Ishii

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

    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.