Jamel Toppin is a freelance photographer based in New York City. His interest in photography began as a teenager, shooting flowers and lizards in the back yard , in his native country of Trinidad and Tobago, when he was given his first camera at the age of fifteen. Although his work comprises a wide variety of subject matter, he specializes in the field of portraiture.
Clients: AT&T Entertainment Group, Forbes Magazine, Viacom, New York Times, New York magazine, Simon & Schuster, University of South Carolina, (Darla Moore School of Business), Logo channel, NBC Universal and MTV2
Exhibitions: 2011 Solo: Kingston's Kids @ Independent Contemporary Art Center NY. 2011 Solo: Kingston Kid's @ Root Studio NYC 2010 Group: Art Basel Specter Events Horizon Show Miami @ Museovault 2005 Group: Time Warner Emerging Photographers NYC 2001 Solo: In Ya Face @ Soho Black & White Gallery NYC