Dingwall’s intention is for the images to become a celebration of beauty in difference.


Justin Dingwall is an award winning photographer born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He creates images that resonate with emotion and challenges traditional notions of beauty. His works leans towards the unusual, and avenues less travelled with cultural undertones.

His work Albus developed into an exploration of the aesthetics of albinism in contrast to the idealised perceptions of beauty, beginning with an interest to capture something not conventionally perceived as “beauty”.

The series includes portraits of model Sanele Junior Xaba and South African model, lawyer, and activist Thando Hopa, the first woman with albinism to grace the cover of Vogue. “To me diversity is what makes humanity interesting and beautiful.” says Dingwall.