About Me

Zakiyyah Woods is a photojournalist and street photographer from Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, NY. She began developing and nurturing her love of photography as an undergraduate student at Benedict College, an HBCU in Columbia, SC and continues to find new angles to tell the stories of her community and beyond presently as a full-time student at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY in NYC. When she is not documenting the world around her, Zakiyyah enjoys turning the camera on herself and her family, especially her son Jordan.

 Zakiyyah is a member of Black Women Photographers and has been published in Reuters and Business Insider. She has photographed for Volunteers of America NYC, Community Heroes Photoville exhibition, and was the official campaign photographer for Khari O. Edwards during his run for Brooklyn Borough President. 

Zakiyyah is available for assignments.



Phone Number: (646) 470-4056

Instagram: @lens.on.swivel

Twitter: @lensonswivel

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