Passport photos are some of the most mundane types of portraits you can have taken. They come with a lot of restrictions. You have to look straight at the camera, wear a neutral facial expression, and be positioned against a clear background without a shadow—just to name a few. Because of these constraints, it seems like it’d be impossible to add any sort of creativity to the images.
The “crazy cat lady” is one of modern culture’s most enduring stereotypes.
For several years, But Natural Photography founder Sujata Setia has primarily dedicated her practice to newborn and family photography.
Inspired by the great historic photographers of yesteryear, Shane Balkowitsch has focused his artistic practice on taking wet plate photographs. Eschewing modern cameras, the only piece of photography equipment the North Dakotan uses is his wet plate camera. And it’s with this technique that he has been able to document the rich local culture of Northern Plains Native Americans.
With expertise spanning engagement photos to family portraits, Abigail Lydick of Abigail Gingerale Photography is no stranger to sentimental shots.
With childhood obesity on the rise and globalization homogenizing nutrition, photographer Gregg Segal set out to discover what a week’s...
Photographer Isa Leshko is terrified of growing old. After caring for her mother with Alzheimer’s disease, she was “forced to confront her own mortality,” but she intended to face this fear in an unconventional way. Leshko began visiting farm sanctuaries across the U.S. to snap pictures of the geriatric animals that lived there. Over the course of nearly a decade, however, the project shifted focus from being a vehicle for Leshko’s anxiety to activism.
For decades, artist Barbara Cole has captured dynamic photographs of figures floating underwater.
In her whimsical body of work, photographer Alexandra Bochkareva explores the eye-catching beauty of red hair.
In a powerful new portrait series, photographer Charlie Clift aims to spark a conversation about mental health. Let’s Talk asks ordinary people who have suffered from mental health issues to open themselves up and share what goes on inside their minds. Their words are then transformed into artistic hand lettering across their skin by artist Kate Forrester, allowing their inner thoughts to come out in Clift’s moving portraits.
Sometimes, discovering your creative calling is a matter of finding the right muse.
Macedonian-Australian photographer Biljana Jurukovski has been fascinated by different cultures since childhood.