There’s a difference between merely taking a photo of someone and making a great portrait. The first shows a person, the second tells something about a person. This article contains one hundred photos of the latter.
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How did we make this selection? We pulled out all photos containing phrases like great portrait, nice portrait and similar in the comments, went through them and handpicked one hundred. Let us know what you think of these photos, tell us some stories about your experience of taking portraits of friends and strangers and link them in the comments.
Solène Ballesta is a Parisian photographer who started photography at 15 years old. This talented photographer was awarded in 2014 by the special mention of the young fashion photography Picto Awards. In her shots, Solène drives us to an enchanted world. For this series, she used the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and she's telling us the story of a woman who is waiting for someone or something in her small theater and who decides to venture to the morning mist. “It is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things wonderful.” said Oscar Wilde.
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Italian photographer Nino Migliori is famously known for his black and white abstract-humanistic photographs capturing the life of his hometown Bologna. This retrospective in Paris showcases his underestimated genius.
Luca's passion for photography brought her from Austria to NYC, made her Fashion & Fine Art Wedding Photographer, Art Director and founder of a print magazine. Her story reads like a modern fairy tale. Though, she likes to tell different stories with her photographs and we can't stop listening. Meet our new TEN AND ONE AWARDS judge!
The first installment of the Indiana Jones movie series was one of the top-grossing films and continues to be so today. It was a highly acclaimed film, and most noted for Spielberg's "desert chase" scene. Here, the guys at Shot by Shot break down the iconic piece.
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Instant film photographer Elisabeth Gatterburg shies away from the typical splashes of the Warholian palette in instant photography and opts for a more classic, refined aesthetic found in vintage magazines and catalog using the Lomo'Instant Wide and the Fujifilm Monochrome Instax Wide Film.
In the 1970's, photographer Mike Mandel once stood on a Hollywood sidewalk, with his camera focusing on passerby cars and the people inside them. The results lead to an interesting series of street photography reflecting the attitudes of people while on-the-go.