Documentary photographer specializing in editorial and environmental portraits. He went viral on Instagram with over 280,000 followers for his photos depicting difficulties of minorities across America.
He began using Instagram as a way to share black people's stories through pictures so they no longer felt invisible.
He was named TIME'S Instagram Photographer of 2016.
He was born Radcliffe Roye, but is known by his nickname Rudy. He has two children and is based in Brooklyn, New York.
He and Annie Leibovitz are both highly-regarded portrait photographers.