L inathi Makanda is a vibrant South African photographer and storyteller. She is passionate about writing, content creation and creativity driven by vulnerability.
Makanda's  works aim to celebrate authentic expression and to drive the notion that everything and everyone is art, worthy of being experienced.


Linathi's  writing has been recognized by local publications such as Drum Magazine and international publications such as Color Bloc Magazine. Her photography has been published by Vogue Italia's online platform for photographers, Photo Vogue as well as by Michigan’s Saginaw Valley State University literary art Journal, Cardinal Sins.

In her personal time, Linathi is passionate about self-care and thrives to live a balanced and holistic lifestyle. She also enjoys a wide variety of music and sometimes draws her inspiration for her art from the things she loves most in her life and time.