Whether you already live in London, often visit for weekend trips or just wish to visit the big smoke one day, we’ve got a refined list of the best London Instagram photographers that you certainly won’t regret following!
Instagram is THE place for some instant inspiration, so what better way to liven up your feed than with some beautiful landscapes, creative angles and jaw-dropping London scenery from this list of urban Instagrammers. Take a glimpse about town and see what exactly it is about London that these contemporary photographers love so much. Take a look at how these Instagrammers are taking on London and what they love about the city!
Matt Scutt is one of the UK’s best known photographers, with over 15 years of experience specialising in architecture, technology, travel and tourism photography. With a bright and colourful Instagram feed, he brings a bold and unique take on London’s scenery.
“My job is not just capturing; it's bringing artistic vision to the campaign or project so the photography supports the message. I strive to do this with elegance, humility and grace so that my clients get imagery that does their work justice."
The words refreshing and idyllic come to mind when talking about Leila Peterson’s Instagram photography. Although it’s not all shots of London, it’s London-infused with a mixture of other beautiful settings and travel destinations which all have the common theme of simplistic beauty.
With a clean and contemporary appearance, Leila consistently captures subjects and scenery during different times of the year where unique lighting forms the basis of her visual story.
Emmanuel Cole’s photographs are an energetic homage to the street life of London. Taking place in some of the capital’s most vibrant neighbourhoods, Emmanuel’s photography is often bursting with energy and showcases the busy and bustling side to London.
Being one of London’s most inspirational Instagram accounts and coming from East London himself, Emmanuel is most famous for his street photography and realistic and gritty approach to capturing London.
A London based photographer, time-lapse cinematographer and Instragram influencer, Michael Tomas focuses on London’s skyline and architecture for his inspirational snaps! Not only has Michael perfected the knack of capturing movement in his still images but he also manages to capture the vibrancy of this thriving city, whether it’s day or night and whether it’s sunny or grey and cloudy.
His Instagram photography could certainly be described as atmospheric.
Out and about in London most weekends, Neil Andrews specialises in travel, cityscape and urban photography. Describing his photography style as “eclectic and evolving,” the emphasis throughout his work is on composition, leading lines and the graphic nature of a shot.
Mixing striking imagery of famous landmarks with clever angles, Neil’s Instagram feed is a diverse showcase of London life and puts you right in his shoes as if you were there in the picture
Tun Shin Chang
Residing in London, Tun Shin Chang is a lifestyle and travel photographer who is all about telling a story through his camera lens. His fascination for beautiful pictures and passion for travel comes across in his photographs, whether it’s his street photography in Soho or imagery of picturesque doorways and street corners.
Drawn to lighting, especially natural lighting, Tun Shin creates his photographs by wandering the streets of London and stumbling across new places and secret hideaways around every corner.
Inspired by light, sounds and buildings, Zoe Timmers loves nothing better than walking around and discovering new areas of her city. Zoe’s Instagram feed is an incredibly satisfying collection of iconic London settings mixed with her passion for travel and beautiful countryside which instantly puts your mind at ease.
Zoe’s iconic London settings include timeless images of Big Ben and Southbank, Tower Bridge, London buses, as well as a pleasing amount of cute cars and pretty London doorways.
Mr Whisper, a.k.a Bal Bhatla, is best known for his inspiring street photography and capturing the everyday life with an artistic perspective. With a mysterious yet crisp aesthetic to his photographs, Mr Whisper is often most drawn to Soho, the West End, Southbank, Barbican and of course the London Underground.
Using his Instagram account as a living, breathing portfolio, Mr Whisper has perfected the art of capturing and bringing to life the looming alleyways and atmospheric grey clouds of London, the night-goers catching the last tube home, and everyday life of the streets.