We sat there smoking cigarattes at 5 in the morning.Charles Bukowski, The Pleasures of the Damned While not a smoker myself, I have always enjoyed the sight of men puffing on cigarettes. I think there’s some character and charm to smokers — tenacious. This makes them great subjects to photograph, in my opinion. Man Smoking […]
My Life is a Struggle Voltaire There’s a lot of struggle in Ghana’s impoverished urban environment — urban poverty, wretched housing, environmental crisis (air pollution, plastic pollution, etc.). Thousands of people in Ghana flee their towns and villages to cities in search of employment opportunities every year. Many end up in urban slums, where the […]
Peace begins with a smile.. Mother Teresa Livelihood is the epicenter of human struggle, and despite their pain, these men took a moment to be happy. Might have been a joke I cracked or something someone said. Some of these portraits make me smile and weep at the same time. Makes me weep because I […]
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February 17, 2020
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Hi, Muntaka Chasant here. I'm, among many other things, an entrepreneur and a social documentary photographer. I'm here on the front lines of urban struggle — only with my wits and cameras — capturing key moments, collecting untold stories, and helping to forge new paths.