Portrait

February 11, 2018

Photographer Creates Jigsaw Puzzles to Reveal Subtle Differences Between Identical Twins

London-based fine art photographer Alma Haser is known for turning traditional portrait photography into eye-catching, futuristic imagery. Using various manipulation techniques, such as three-dimensional paper folding and carefully constructed collage, the resulting surreal portraits blur the line between reality and fantasy. For her latest project titled Within 15 Minutes, Haser explores her fascination with identical twins by creating jigsaw puzzles portraits that reveal the subtle differences between them.

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January 30, 2018

Barbados Celebrates Centenarian Citizens by Printing Their Portraits on Postal Stamps

Living to 100 years old is one of life’s greatest achievements, and definitely a milestone worth celebrating. That’s why the Barbados Postal Service paid tribute to citizens of Barbados who have lived for a century with a limited edition stamp issue, aptly called Centenarians of Barbados. Comprising a total of 27 stamps, the collection was released on December 8, 2016 and is the largest stamp issue ever released on the island.

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January 17, 2018

Empowering Photo Series Explores Inequality and Discrimination Through Body Art

Today, body art has taken on an empowering role in the realm of activist art. Detailing everything from hidden insecurities to invisible illnesses, this medium has the power to communicate individuals' issues in a deeply personal yet straightforward way. For their series,  I'm Tired, socially conscious students Paula Akpan and Harriet Evans employ this approach to explore the ways in which average people face everyday inequality and discrimination.

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January 4, 2018

Photographer Spends Years Capturing Poignant Portraits of Animals on the Brink of Extinction

We know that the fate of endangered species is a global issue, but it remains an abstract concept to many of us. We aren’t confronted with the faces of these creatures on a daily basis; but thanks to the work of photographer Tim Flach, these mammals, reptiles, fish, and birds are shown in striking portraits that make it impossible for us to turn away. His poignant series (and book)

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