A fairytale-like series explores the feeling of being an outcast—rootless, alienated, and separate—that is inherent to the city of Berlin.
My Dearest Beatrice
After falling in love at Bletchley Park—home base for code breakers during World War II—in the 1940s, a couple exchanges letters and pictures over the course of four decades. A story of love and devotion reconstructed through found objects.
A photographer works closely with her artist-mother to question the stereotypes and clichés we have towards domestic spaces and femininity more generally.
Question Your Subject: Taking Portraits of Johnny Cash, Obama, and More
“Interactions, conversations…those are the elements that make a photo really resonate.” Celebrated portrait photographer Martin Schoeller reveals the secret behind his best images.
Contemporary “scarecrow” sculptures address how humanity’s relationship with nature has gone beyond scaring pests—these days, the environment itself is an all-too-frequent victim.
Everything We Touch
Video: Making sense of someone’s life by only viewing the objects they touch throughout a day—indirect snapshots, each offering an accumulation of moments and glimpses into others’...
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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.
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...
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.
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.
Advice for Portrait Photographers
One of America’s leading photographers offers his insights about making great photographic portraits.