5 Professional Photographers You Must Follow on Instagram

Instagram first became popular among amateur photographers who lacked a platform to showcase their work. However, over the years, renowned and professional photographers from all over the globe have turned to this popular application to make their work public. Not only is it the most efficient way to exhibit their pictures, but their feeds are also a great source of inspiration for aspiring photographers everywhere.

With so much quality content up on the app, it is often difficult to keep track of who to follow and who not to follow. Hence, today, on World Photography Day, we have listed some of the best and most famous professional photographers you can follow on Instagram. Photographers, who have excelled in this art and are a class apart from the rest.

Steve McCury

One of the top portrait photographers, Steve McCury gained first gained fame for his image The Afghan Girl. Retaining the human element in almost every picture, his Instagram feed is full of soulful portraits of people he comes across while on assignment in India, Tibet, Afghanistan and Nepal. 

Follow @stevemccurryofficial

5 Professional Photographers You Must Follow on Instagram- BookMyShow

                                                                                                                                                         Pic Credits- Steve McCurry

James Nachtwey

One of the most famous photojournalists, who is known globally for his war coverage, Nachtwey’s captures are an unedited reflection of the pain and suffering of refugees and conditions in war-stricken areas.

Follow @jamesnachtweyofficial

5 Professional Photographers You Must Follow on Instagram- BookMyShow

                                                                                                                                                       Pic Credits- James Nachtwey

Art Wolfe

Specialising in wildlife and landscapes, his Instagram profile is filled with intriguing wildlife shots with vibrant hues. If you are even remotely interested in wildlife, you should definitely be following his account.

Follow @artwolfe

5 Professional Photographers You Must Follow on Instagram- BookMyShow

                                                                                                                                                               Pic Credits- Art Wolfe

Annie Leibovitz

Considered as one of the best American portrait photographers, Leibovitz is best known for her work with Hollywood’s celebrities. From first working at Rolling Stone and then at Vanity Fair, she has, during the course of her career, photographed legends.

Follow @annieleibovitz_

5 Professional Photographers You Must Follow on Instagram- BookMyShow

                                                                                                                                                     Pic Credits- Annie Leibovitz

Max Rive

Winner of the IPA Landscape Photographer of the Year award for the year 2015, Max Rive is one of the best adventure and mountain photographers. One look at his breathtaking Instagram pictures and you will be definitely hitting that follow button.

Follow @maxrivephotography

5 Professional Photographers You Must Follow on Instagram- BookMyShow

                                                                                                                                                           Pic Credits- Max Rive

Rui Palha

Lisbon-based photographer Rui Palha is an acclaimed street photographer who manages to capture the various nuances of streets and city life. His black and white images coupled with shadowplay have a story within them.

Follow @rui_palha

5 Professional Photographers You Must Follow on Instagram- BookMyShow

                                                                                                                                                                Pic Credits- Rui Palha

How many photographers from the above list are you currently following? Comment below and let us know. 

 

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