15 of the Best Egyptian Photographers on Instagram

There has been a real surge of high quality photographers in Egypt and many of them are sharing their work on Instagram. I took the time and cut down a list of 50 photographers to about 15 that I feel have something special to say about Egypt and the world through their photography.

Nariman El-Mofty - Started covering the revolution in Egypt and now works around the Middle East for the AP winning Pulitzer Prizes. ( website )

Youssef Nabil - Posts unique hand painted nostalgia. I love when one of his photos pops up in my feed. ( website )

Laura El-Tantawy - Artist and bookmaker who puts the emotion into each photo.( website )

Ahmed Gaber - Shoots gritty images of everyday life in Egypt.

Ahmed Jamal - Posts interesting triptych's someteims reimagining and sometimes reinforcing the visual cliches of Cairo.

Eman Helal - The unique and indomitable documentary work from one of Egypt's best. ( website )

Hesham Elsherif - Very unique photos of everyday life in Cairo and its rural areas.

Sabry Khaled - Photographer, filmmaker, teacher curator, and all around good guy in Cairo. ( website )

Salih Bashier - Works between Sudan and Cairo, especially his recent work of the Sudanese revoultion.

Dania Hany - Film and ghostly images really shows another side of Egypt. ( website )

Asmaa Waguih - One of the hardest working photojournalists based in Egypt but bouncing around to war zones around the Middle East, represented by Redux. ( website )

Roger Anis - A storyteller who is often working in Upper Egypt and really finds unique stories. ( website )

Sima Diab - Photographer based between Cairo and Beirut, now also editing for Mada Masr. ( website )

Ezz Monem - Not your traditional photographer. Splits his time between software developer and artist, now based in Australia. ( website )

Christina Rizk - Has a clean and crisp style that bounces between Egypt and Germany. ( website )

Amr Alfiky - Egyptian photojournalist based in Washington, D.C., contributor to @reuters & @nytimes

-------- Other Egyptian instagramers that I love