Photography

Contact High: Photographer Ricky Flores On Shooting Early B-Boys and B-Girls

Contact High: Photographer Ricky Flores On Shooting Early B-Boys and B-Girls

“At the time, hip hop wasn’t officially called hip hop. It was people just making up stuff on the fly.”

Contact High: Photographer Angela Boatwright On Shooting Solange Knowles for ‘Vibe’

Contact High: Photographer Angela Boatwright On Shooting Solange Knowles for ‘Vibe’

I remember looking at the proofs thinking ‘Damn!’

Contact High: Janette Beckman On Photographing Styles Upon Styles Upon Styles of Early A Tribe Called Quest

Contact High: Janette Beckman On Photographing Styles Upon Styles Upon Styles of Early A Tribe Called Quest

Here’s what it was like to shoot ATCQ in the same year their first album debuted.

Contact High: Photographer Al Pereira On Shooting “Fly Girl” Queen Latifah

Contact High: Photographer Al Pereira On Shooting “Fly Girl” Queen Latifah

“Every woman is a queen, and we all have different things to offer.” -Queen Latifah

Contact High: Photographer Lisa Leone On What It Was Like To Be On Set for Snoop’s First Video Shoot

Contact High: Photographer Lisa Leone On What It Was Like To Be On Set for Snoop’s First Video Shoot

“You’re gonna get us both shot! Stop taking photos and run!” -Fab 5 Freddy

Contact High: Photographer Jamel Shabazz On Shooting NYC, Circa 1981

Contact High: Photographer Jamel Shabazz On Shooting NYC, Circa 1981

“The contact sheet has a DNA of it’s own. I can see my thought process.”