Richard Avedon is already a master of his own league. His fashion imagery is a very humanist, revolutionized portraiture like no other. And yet, he yearned to be the likes of Walker Evans or Helen Levitt. To him, documentary photography was the genre he wanted to conquer. His series 'In the American West', a collection of portraits of regular and common people, is considered his magnum opus -- the fruit of his mastered skill which merged portraiture and documentary.
From his humble beginnings to his legendary era, watch this old documentary from the 1996 American Masters Series here in full.
Talented Taiwanese photographer Cielo Yu's portraits are not your ordinary bust shots and lookbook frames. In a sensual, elusive fashion, his portraiture work is a puzzle, a mystery not to be solved, but to be appreciated.
Young photographer Jamie Hawkesworth's works have been on the cover five years after his debut on photography, and he's become a favorite among the fashion world. Here is a review of his young work from his beginner days to now.
We fell in love with Olivier Laselle's photographs from the very beginning. Photography became one of his greatest passion and changed his life forever. From beautiful places to inspiring people, Olivier captures the magic like nobody else.
Combining his love for creative photography and a passion to live life to the fullest, Louis Dazy creates some of the most beautiful images we have ever seen on film. Learn more about his craft and the ideals he swears by in this short interview.
Jacob James is a British travel and cultural documentary photographer who captures the people and places of the world in a beautiful light, both visually and conceptually. He shares his experiences from his perspective as both artist and teacher.
Although photography became a part of his life recently, Stefano Gardel's photographs captivated us from the very start. His work can be described as mysterious and surreal, and will definitely leave you speechless.
Seamus Travers is a photographer based Dublin who predominately shoots using film on his Leica m6 camera. We were struck by the raw power of his photography style and his ability to capture the culture of Ireland. He tested out the Russar+ lens and talked to us about his work.
UK based photographer Andrea Zvadova is used to shooting beautiful fashion portraits. We lent her a Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens and she took herself away from her portraiture work to create some intriguing and dreamy bokeh studies.