“The Photography Legacy Project (PLP) is making a critical intervention in photographic archives. The project recognises the instrumental role played by African photographers in developing the global footprint of photography in the world.”

What we offer:

We offer you the opportunity to explore the work of selected African photographers and to find links to digital archives of African photography around the world.

You will be able to and share slide shows of work on the site and through social media.

You will be able to create educational resources.

You will be able to learn about creating your own archives and curating digital exhibitions.

What we would like from you:

Use the platform, enjoy it, and share your discoveries. Talk to us: let us know what you like, what you don’t, and how we can improve.

Respect the photographers copyright. The photographers whose collections are included on this platform are, or were, professional photographers, and they or their heirs have the right to decide on the use of their work. 

The platform enables you to download low resolution images for personal use, research and educational purposes. We do not give permission to publish, print or sell photographs. If you wish to publish a photograph, you can write to us and ask for permission. It is the right thing to do.

How to navigate the site:

  – if you want to download and share a gallery please register and observe the following conditions

  – if you want to publish a photo on any platform or medium please contact for permission.

 –  if you want to buy a photographic print check for this symbol each photographer has different wishes regarding the sale and use of work, so please contact to confirm use and purchase options

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