Nostalgic, vintage-style snapshots in which the photographer (and sometimes her sister) sit in for each and every family member. With so much photography now shared digitally, the family photo album is quickly becoming a historic artifact…
A mysterious, haunting experiment with the very concept of portraiture—using the photograph as the stage to create “questions within the image.”
Best of February: Deadlines for Competitions, Grants, Festivals and More
Our editors have put together a curated list of worthwhile (and imminent) opportunities for photographers—have a look and best of luck!
A dark, deep dive into the private world of a family living in rural Kentucky: “As I turned onto the dirt road that led to the house, I was greeted by barking dogs, chickens in the trees, and a boy with sideways eyes carrying a rifle…”
Arkhai: The Intimate Secrets of Adolescence
Nostalgic, atmospheric images of two young friends remind us what it’s like to occupy the “no-man’s land” between childhood and adult maturity.
A fairytale-like series explores the feeling of being an outcast—rootless, alienated, and separate—that is inherent to the city of Berlin.
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Fire of Hatred
In Iran, some vengeful lovers, spurned suitors or aggrieved family members turn to the awful, violent act of acid-throwing to exact revenge. This portrait series gives a platform for the victims to speak out.
In My Backyard: Iceland
Set against the grand, wild majesty of the eastern Icelandic landscape, these searching self-portraits are one woman’s attempts to connect with herself and forge a basic understanding with her environment.
A new, larger-than-life book of less-than-glamorous street portraits proves to be challenging. How would you describe these portraits by Gilden? Are these mean-spirited, or simply just real?
Inked: Why I Love Tattoos
“I got my first tattoo at home. Just like that, on the sofa. I keep on going because there are so many good tattooists out there. It’s like collecting art. It’s an honor to wear their work.” Shifting from trashy to trendy, tattoos make the...
Rolling Stone to Christopher Street: 30 Years of Portraits
Rolling Stone’s former chief photographer Mark Seliger discusses his current series, “On Christopher Street,” while offering invaluable advice for aspiring portrait photographers.
Tokyo Street Portraits
These intimate, up-close portraits of people in the streets of Tokyo speak for themselves. We love the direct gaze, the honesty and humanity of these photographs.