Portrait Photography

November 8, 2020

Elegant Bird Portraits Highlight the Refined Beauty of Our Feathered Friends

Photographer Leila Jeffreys holds intimate portraiture sessions with her intriguing, colorful muses: cockatoos, doves, and hawks. The Sydney-based artist began her avian projects a decade ago by photographing the colorful budgerigars of her childhood memories. Jeffrey's most recent series is entitled High Society and marks a return to her original feathery subjects. The series explores the flock as a community, and the relationships between the budgerigars are on magnificent display.

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September 26, 2020

Artist Fuses the Past and Present by Photographing Her Family’s Vintage Slides in New Locales

Many people collect old photographs for their nostalgic qualities. These images offer windows into special moments in time, immortalized in c-prints. Artist Catherine Panebianco used her family's collection of personal vintage slides in an introspective photography series entitled No Memory is Ever Alone. Through it, she connects her parents' lives with her own by placing the old slides in front of locations where she resides now.

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August 11, 2020

Wildlife Camera Trap Unexpectedly Snaps Funny Photo of Mystery Man Striking a Pose

You never know what you’ll find in the wilderness when no one is around; unless, of course, you set up a camera trap to capture the action when you’re away. That's exactly what photographer Jeff Wirth did in order to see the wildlife near his home in southwest Washington state. But when he reviewed some of his latest footage, he found that he got way more than expected.

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July 20, 2020

Dynamic Dancers Take to the City Streets Highlighting How the Whole World Is a Stage

Photographer Anna Ulman captures the dramatic beauty of dance in her dynamic portraits of performers in motion. Based in Marbella, Spain, Ulman takes advantage of charming cobblestone streets and coastline views as both compelling settings and as the inspiration for the movements that her subjects make. Sometimes, the dancers blend into the urban environment and perform their graceful actions in street clothes.

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