Portrait Photography

February 18, 2021

Photographer Spends 7 Years Capturing Beautiful Portraits of Redheads Around the World [Interview]

Whether you’re self-conscious of your height or hate the shape of your nose, we all have hang-ups about how we look. But it’s our physical differences that make us beautiful. Each person has their own unique features. However, there’s one particular physical trait that is especially rare. Just 1-2% of the world's population has natural red hair.

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December 20, 2020

Black Mothers Act Out Their Fears of Holding Limp Bodies of Their Sons in the U.S.

Photographer Jon Henry uses his artistic voice to offer a moving perspective on the murder of Black people by U.S. police. His series Stranger Fruit—named after the Billie Holiday song—depicts mothers with their sons as they reenact a scenario that is a very real fear for Black families in America. The photos feature sons, lifelessly draped in their mothers’ arms, in a pietà-esque pose that recalls works from art history.

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November 27, 2020

Photographer Celebrates the Unique Bond Between Mothers and Children Around the World

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc is known for traveling the globe as she photographs women for her Atlas of Beauty. And as she took time to capture the portraits of women around the world, she also explored another theme—motherhood. The result is a thoughtful collection of portraits that show the bond between mothers and their children. From Vietnam and Indonesia to Iceland and the Netherlands, Noroc's series highlights the universal nature of motherhood.

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October 19, 2020

Memory Game Challenges You To Find the Purrfect Match of Cats and Their Human Look-Alikes

Cats have personalities that are as distinct as humans with looks to match. So, it should come as no surprise that people are drawn to a feline who possesses the same qualities they have. But just how good are you at identifying them? The new game Do You Look Like Your Cat? will test your abilities through matching and memory. Do You Look Like Your Cat?

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