• May 8, 2017By Rian Smith

    Meet Ibrahim Seisay. Ibrahim Seisay is a young creative with a passion. He got started around 6 years ago in 2011 off a casual whim. Photography was something that interested him, but it didn’t begin as something serious to him. He started off self-taught, shooting what he could when he could. Then 2013 rolled around and he

  • April 21, 2017By Julie Jaipati

    Photographs inspire change, they evoke possible uncomfortable thoughts, they have the power to start a conversation. Ren Hang did all of the above in his pictures, even when he lived in a country where censorship did not allow for controversial topics to be discussed. His pictures often showcased homosexuality, gender roles, and the a new

  • April 19, 2017By Rian Smith

    Born in Washington D.C. and raised in Maryland, Oluferanmi “Feranmi” Quadri, also known as CubedQ, is a photographer based in the D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and the DMV, metropolitan area. His appreciation for the art of photography was developed at a young age from the amount of time he spent as the appointee for capturing moments at

  • April 9, 2017By Hallie Sebastian

    Are you an artist or photographer who is passionate by social justice? Is your work inspired by, but not limited to, feminism, LGBT+, society, race, culture, body positivity, or politics? If so, #MyAffinity is a great opportunity for you to get your work featured on the Affinity Instagram! My name is Hallie Sebastian, and I

  • April 8, 2017By Italie Penaloza

    This past summer in July, I spent my last month before going back to school in Mexico visiting family. I remained most of the time in Mexico City with my abuela, aunts and uncles. The other half of the time was spent in a pueblo called Santiago Huajolotitlán in Oaxaca, Mexico visiting more family. In

  • April 6, 2017By Rachel Martin

    During my trip to Tucson, Arizona in February, I got a glimpse into the beautiful culture of Native Americans as well as the picturesque landscape of the Sonora Desert. I came to visit my grandfather, who fell in love with the city of Tucson and has been living there for decades. Being from Michigan, everything

  • April 6, 2017By emily kinney

    Photos and story by Emily Kinney When you’ve lived in the same place all of your life, you discover the hidden gems among the large, shiny tourist attractions most go to. Many people think of Colorado as just the Rocky Mountains and Denver. There are always many sides to a place, and these are my

  • March 29, 2017By Rian Smith

    Who is Terris Johnson Terris Johnson goes by the alias of Jon Aton when he does photography. He’s 17 years old and based in PG County Maryland, although he frequents the  D.C. metropolitan are. He aspires to be a photojournalist and writer. His website is JON-ATON.COM where you can see more of his work. His twitter

  • March 25, 2017By Della Waldrop

    Madeleine ‘Maddy’ Kramer is a young, up and coming photographer, who has won multiple awards and competitions, most notably The Montpelier Arts Contest. She is driven to ensure that he photographs are the best they can be. She hopes to continue with her appreciation and participation of this intricate art form throughout her life. Below she

  • March 21, 2017By Hoshi-Chan

    In celebration of the launch of Affinity’s new Arts + Culture sector, I’ve decided to debut a new series of ‘Stars To Watch’. This weekly segment will highlight young creatives on a mission to fulfill their dreams, inspire creativity, and give them a platform to let their voices be heard! Over the past few years