Black Lenses Matter: Gianna Dorsey

Explore the portraits by photographer Gianna Dorsey, selected as part of an instalment of Black Lenses Matter.

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Misan Harriman (2020)What We Seee

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Listen to Misan Harriman's thoughts on photographer Gianna Dorsey and she is a talent to watch. 

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Gianna Dorsey is a California based, natural light portrait photographer. 

Sway (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

Waraire (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

In August of 2013, she moved from Chicago to Los Angeles to receive her BFA at the prestigious Brooks Institute of Photography. 

Ali (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

Today, Dorsey devotes her work to visually celebrating the beauty of Black skin - from personal photo projects such as her emotional Black History Month series to celebrity portrait sessions throughout LA.

King Steps (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

No Regrets (2019) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

Grown (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

P.O.V (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

Broderick (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

Waterboy (2021) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

LA Sunset (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

Sun Bath (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

Details (All Things Black Owned) (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

Inhale (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

His Skin (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

Ms. Green (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

Mario (2020) by Gianna DorseyWhat We Seee

She hopes to one day open a school for autism and teach photography as a means of behavioral therapy.

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Explore more of Gianna Dorsey's photographs on her Website and Instagram 

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