Portrait Photography

May 24, 2022

Photographer Is Helping Overlooked Shelter Pets Get Adopted Through Striking Pawtraits

Maggie Epling knew that she wanted to give back during her summer break from college. Interested in photography and helping animals in need, she found the perfect volunteer opportunity at her local Pike County Animal Shelter in Pike, Kentucky. There, she used her camera to snap portraits of cats and dogs and paid particular focus on black shelter animals. The results are striking glamour shots of cats and dogs in search of their forever home.

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May 2, 2022

Photographer Spends a Full Year Taking Portraits of Strangers Every Single Day [Interview]

Like many of us, filmmaker and photographer Rory Langdon-Down found his life altered by the pandemic. With almost all of his shoots canceled, he suddenly found himself with a lot of time on his hands. But luckily, from this difficulty, a new creative project was born. Portrait a Day is the British photographer's way to grapple with this newfound free time. And, in the process, Langdon-Down found himself pushing his creative skills to new heights.

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April 22, 2022

Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Turning 96 With a Portrait Honoring Her Loves in Life

Queen Elizabeth II of England recently turned 96 years young. To celebrate this momentous occasion, she shared a new official photo with the public via her social media accounts. The image features the queen standing between two of her white fell ponies named Bybeck Katie and Bybeck Nightingale on the grounds of Windsor Castle. She’s dressed in a dark green coat, which has poignant meaning as being her late husband Prince Phillip’s livery color.

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March 29, 2022

Photographer Captures the Enchanting Everyday Moments of Her Five Kids

Photography gives creatives the opportunity to craft their own worlds. Whether those places are fantastical or grounded in reality, the power of the camera is vast. Photographer Meg Loeks highlights how portraiture, particularly that of her kids, can chronicle their growth while communicating the magic that is childhood. It's all centered around the core of her world—the family home.

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