Behind the camera, very few are as good at looking as Lebogang Tlhako

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From the series 'Ausi Bazala'. (Lebogang Tlhako)
From the series 'Ausi Bazala'. (Lebogang Tlhako)

If you're part of South Africa's Tumblr generation, chances are you know Lebogang Tlhako's work. The photographer, art director and, sorry but I have to say it, tastemaker, has been ubiquitous in Johannesburg's digitised visual scene.

She was twice a finalist for ELLE magazine's "style reporter" competition.

Street style was all the rage in both traditional and emerging media, Malibongwe Tyilo's "Skattie What Are You Wearing?" was a snarky tome; Puma Social Club was still the place at which to be seen on a Saturday evening; and day parties had just begun their migration from Brooklyn to 44 Stanley.

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