This week, we wanted to look at two female photographers whose work not only brings us the stories that matter but reflects a wider challenge to convention.
Each portrait is accompanied by the subject’s favourite hadith or verse from the Qu’ran, along with a short quote explaining their relationship with Islam.
The Muslim Sisterhood project celebrates Muslim women in London in all their diverse, confident and extremely cool glory.
Yasin Osman, an award-winning photographer, photojournalist and educator from Toronto, is doing some incredible things with his camera.
Amina Adan, known on Instagram as Mina Shoots, is a British Somali photographer from London whose subjects always shine through in unfussy compositions.
During the recent celebrations for Eid al-Adha, Kobe Subramaniam shot a few pics at Central Mosque in Cape Coast, Ghana. They’re sunny, vibrant and joyous.
Maaria Lohiya is a photographer who graces her followers with photos of the places she goes and the people she sees, like these portraits of Palestinians.
Somali Sideways is a photo project that is looking to change perceptions of Somalis and the diaspora - a people who often suffer from negative stereotypes.