Lagos Photo Festival 2016 officially kicks off and will be running for a month from Saturday 21 October till 21st November 2016.
Launched in 2010, it is currently the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria and prides itself on showcasing the best photography talent the continent and diaspora have to offer. The festival includes exhibitions, events, workshops, artist presentations, discussions and large-scale outdoor installations all in the name of uniting international and local contemporary photography. Find out more here.
So in honour of the snap happy festival, here are 20 of the most talented contemporary African photographers that you’ve probably never heard of (and really should have!):