For our weekly Instagram series #TheSpaces_Selects, we pick a photographer we admire and grill them about their work.

Here are 12 of our favourites so far – photographers who play with space in unusual ways while taking you on a visual journey through their home cities, communities and public spaces…


Duperré 3.0 #vscocam #pigalleduperre

A photo posted by Nabil NADIFI (@naaaab) on

Paris-based photographer Nabil Nadifi explores the effects of natural light when shooting spaces and art.


A photo posted by dp (@prattdb) on

New Yorker Dan Pratt likes to hone in on a single thing when he’s shooting: ‘It can be how light plays across textures, how a colour interacts with its surroundings, or how a geometry might be sinister or playful,’ he says.


Classic #andotadao

A photo posted by LCY / Cathy (@lvlvlcy) on

Shanghai-based Cathy / LCY is always on the hunt for spaces in which to make ‘new memories’…


Barbican resident Sophy's lovely living room in Ben Jonson House #barbicanestate #vscocam #artistinitiative

A photo posted by Anton Rodriguez (@antonrodriguez) on

Barbican resident Anton Rodriguez captures life inside one of London’s most iconic housing estates.


#windows #sofa #doorway #buggy – #abandoned #intern #industrial #abandonedplaces #archdaily #canon

A photo posted by Barbara and Ale (@barbaraandale) on

For Milanese visual arts duo Barbara Ceriani Basilico and Alessandro Mancassola, natural light is the common link between their recurring subjects – abandoned buildings and people at work.


got up early and braved the line for the #hollyhockhouse reopening. crowded but worth it. ?

A photo posted by Jessica Comingore (@jessicacomingore) on

LA photographer Jessica Comingore captures a different side of Hollywood, with negative space and natural light forming cohesive ‘red threads’ through her work.


A typical #WangShu building

A photo posted by Xiao (@hx1125) on

Chinese photographer Xiao Han will take you on a journey through the streets of Shanghai.


Take a seat.

A photo posted by Thomas Høedholt (@th.ho) on

Thomas Høedholt is the art director of Norse Projects. He snaps empty spaces and interiors with a graphic simplicity.


Shooting under the alias @Londonlivingdoll, Dolly Brown hones in on form and line to show London’s public spaces from a new perspective.


Shooting in a sunlight and concrete jungle today ?

A photo posted by Nicolas König (@nicolasthomaskoenig) on

‘I fall in love with nature over and over again but always feel excited about big buildings and city lights’, says travel photographer Nicolas König.


A photo posted by Mary Gaudin (@marygaudin) on

New Zealand-born photographer Mary Gaudin lives in France. Drawn to Modernist architecture she says: ‘My aim is to try and capture the feeling of being in these spaces.’


Edificio Copan shot on my last visit to Brasil #Niemeyer

A photo posted by Vicente Muñoz (@vicente.munoz) on

Photographer Vicente Muñoz draws out the graphic quality of architecture: ‘I do mostly portraiture and architecture, so I tend to borrow from one while shooting the other.’

For a chance to be featured as one of our photographers of the week, use our hashtag #TheSpaces_Selects.



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