10 Great portrait photographers

The Best portrait Photographers published in Dodho Magazine.The great portraits by Tertius Alio, Jose Girl, Bret Hartman, Janosch Abel, Jean Bastien Lagrange, Pepe Castro, Bill Gekas, Peter Van Der Heyden and Ewa Cwikla.

The Best portrait Photographers published in Dodho Magazine.

The great portraits by Tertius Alio, Jose Girl, Bret Hartman, Janosch Abel, Jean Bastien Lagrange, Pepe Castro, Bill Gekas, Peter Van Der Heyden and Ewa Cwikla.

Portraits of Tertius Alio (Russia)

IMG_2720 copy

For me, the camera and post-processing was a better tool for the transfer of my inner world. Not knowing the laws of photos I get enough interesting shots, with its history. The fact that I had previously experienced with pictorial plane gave my photos intuitive clarity. It’s catchy. I have never been interested in commercial orders, I have the freedom to express. I got it when he first presented master classes and teaching people – the perfect compromise! I like to teach, maybe it’s hereditary – my grandfather was a teacher in history. Rarely do a series of shots, I often solitary portraits, concentrates in itself all the stress of the moment. I always liked to catch peeping views directly into the soul of the viewer. More……

La vida en disparos by Jose Girl (Spain)

Jose Girl (Zaragoza, 1977), is a Spanish photographer living in Los Angeles since 2010.Very related to the world of rock, she has to date published 3 books of photography on this subject, and has worked with some of the most important musical publications of Spain, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia.But if there is a genre that impassions the author, it is the portrait, and that is why she has devoted much of her life to photography.”La vida en disparos” is the way Jose Girl looks around, it’s her way of interpreting the world. Based mainly on the portrait, this always unfinished series collects portraits and situations that the photographer has lived through around the world. More…..

Animeyed by Flora Borsi (Hungary)

Animeyed | Flora Borsi

Flora is a young fine art photographer from Hungary. She uses exquisite photo manipulation to create surreal images that are thematically focused on identity, relationships, emotions and dreams.Her immaculate technique and subtle conceptual ideas create beautiful evocations of universal emotions, from lust and desire to despair and loss.Flora at once captures the complex strength and fragility of the human psyche. She expertly visualises dark fantasies and atmospheric dreams, utilising the uncanny and clever metaphor, while unlocking what it means to think, feel, dream and express in the urban world. More….

Portraits by Bret Hartman (USA)

Portraits | Bret Hartman

This series represents a portion of an ongoing project that Los Angeles based photographer Bret Hartman been working on with the TED Fellows program for over 3 years. The project started out as a personal project and has now become a dream project. Every year Bret takes headshots of the new TED Fellows and the current Senior Fellows during the TED conferences. These are always done on a white background to fit with TED’s style for their website. More….

Portraits of Janosch Abel (USA)

Portraits / Pharell_Williams

I love to take portraits that are calm and on point. Working together with the subject as a team I can build up a trust that help me direct the shoot in a natural way.In my photography, the location, action and probs have to underline the personality. Before those things pull the focus away from the subject I prefer to shoot the person in front of a neutral backdrop.For me its important to take portraits that are unique. The main part of my work is the trust and confidence that you can see in every subject. My goal in every portrait sitting is to find an honest and direct way to show the subject. More….

Jean Bastien Lagrange : Sous la Lampe (France)

Portraits photography - Jean Bastien Lagrange

Jean Bastien Lagrange is a Paris based photographer with a serious sense of place and style. A combination of attentiveness and curiosity culminated in his keen eye for creating and capturing his signature photographic situations.His point of departure is characteristically ambiguous often with a dichotomous perspective, highlighting both the absurd and the serious simultaneously.The purpose of Lagrange’s ongoing series ‘Sous la Lampe’ is an investigation. An intimate investigation that goes well beyond the form or face of the subject, it aims to glean a glance into the persona and emotive conditioning of the individual. More….

In a portrait, you have room to have a point of view and to be conceptual with a picture. The image may not be literally what’s going on, but it’s representative.

Annie Leibovitz

Yukio Mishima (Japanese author, poet and playwright.) – From the Introduction to Eikoh Hosoe’s “Ordeal by Roses” (1971). Cited in: “Creative Camera International Year Book 1978”, Coo Press, London, 1977, p. 74.

Click´s by Pepe Castro (Spain)

Goyo Jimenez

When I have a scene framed, and measured, and I press the shutter, that sound, that “click” has always hypnotized me ever since I was little.I love my job and I believe this is the same feeling for any photographer who prides himself to be it. I also admit the benefit of being able to live from something one really likes.  I haven’t spent very much time as a professional in this job, only 10 years, but it has been enough to make me realize towards where I wanted to focus my artistic work, and to be able to give it a meaning. I refer to it as artistic work because as a professional I accomplish a lot of different kinds of works that have nothing to do with it. More….

Bill Gekas ; Fine art portrait photographer (Australia)

pleiadian

Bill Gekas is a multi awarded and published photographer that was born and resides in Melbourne Australia. His works have been published in various art journals, books, magazines, newspapers and other media outlets worldwide including BBC, NBC Today, ABC News, Daily Mail and others. More….

Out of work by Peter van der Heyden (Holland)

Fred Faber - Dodho

Due to the ongoing economic crisis a lot of people have lost their jobs. The 50+ generation has been hit exceptionally hard. These people are finding it nearly impossible to find a new job. After many years of service, often for the same company, they are now alone, confused and unsure of their future.One of the most important things I learned during my time at the Photoacademy in Amsterdam was to stay close to myself. To choose projects that have real meaning for me. That way you can add depth and meaning to your storytelling. More….

Portraits by Ewa Cwikla (Holland)

Portraits | Ewa Cwikla

A happy boy jumping out, a huge tree in full bloom, the sun looking up from behind a church … this is how Ewa discovers in each image a beautiful photo.In everyday life, there is always a special picture. Her environment is inspiring wherever she would be. She tells a story with pictures: that’s what she loves to do. The power of capturing the daily instant, to have the ability to convert the ordinary into a unique moment, because her camera and her life are two indissoluble concepts. More….

More Stories

A Himalayan Journey By Abhijit Bose

A Himalayan Journey By Abhijit Bose

The beauty of The Himalayan Region is its color and mood. I explored almost every season and made trips towards Terrain Region. It was a treat to my senses when I used to watch changes in color of a region just fifteen minutes away from another place getting washed in torrential rain. I realized nature as the biggest chameleon.
Underwater by Mike Potts

Underwater by Mike Potts

I see the water as a metaphor for a dream medium and I try to meet my subjects on that boundary and hope that we are able to take the viewer from tranquil peace to a burst of creation and back again. Underwater project was selected and published in our print edition 22.
A Space Odyssey-style evolution by Sonia Payes

A Space Odyssey-style evolution by Sonia Payes

A Space Odyssey-style evolution, is Alchemy (2021), a collection of 14 vibrant chromogenic prints. Each one reiterates the same basic composition and design, with Ilana’s avatar recurring indomitably across two orderly rows. 

Nude Photography Awards

We invite you to participate in the first edition
of the Nude Photography Awards. We are looking
for the best nude picture for this year, 2022.

Our call is open to any artistic interpretation of nude photography.

DEADLINE | SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2022

PHOTO BY © OLIVIER VALSECCHI
Turin; You Do Not See by Riccardo Surace

Turin; You Do Not See by Riccardo Surace

The project titled What You Do Not See, Unordinary tells the story of the City of Turin, my city, seen through the eyes of passersby. All photographs have been captured with a long exposure technique; in other words, I mixed then history of the city with my own history, my life experience. In fact, after five years spent fighting a disease, my artistic purpose is primarily that of representing the all too familiar feeling when, as a young man wandering through the city, one feels invisible, and yet still he is thoroughly involved in its daily frenzy.
Fragments by Anne-Marie Giroux.

Fragments by Anne-Marie Giroux.

Fragments is a project within a project. Since 2020, I have been working on an installation project entitled Drifts Drifting Phase II which will be presented at Espace Produit Rien in Montréal in April 2023. The installation proposes a questioning of human and artistic drift, theme that I have been exploring since 2014. Adopting a critical and mocking approach on the relevance of the very essence of the art object, I also question the relevance of being an artist, and particularly, the relevance of being a woman artist.
Exclusive interview with Henriëtte HJIMvanGasteren

Exclusive interview with Henriëtte HJIMvanGasteren

I have had the privilege to interview Henriëtte HJIMvanGasteren, formerly known as Lilith, for Dodho Magazine. In this honest and sincere conversation, she shows us why she is so interesting as a creator, and also as an artist persona.

Featured Stories

Los tatuadores de Cuba by Allison Dinner

Los tatuadores de Cuba by Allison Dinner

Amongst all the changes happening in Cuba right now one thing is staying the same, owning a tattoo shop and giving tattoos are prohibited. They are the only art form in Cuba that is still highly illegal.
Erik Johansson ; An Amazing World

Erik Johansson ; An Amazing World

Erik Johansson is a photographer and retoucher from Sweden based in Prague, Czech Republic and Sweden. He is working on both personal and commissioned projects with clients all around the world. Erik Johansson doesn't capture moments, he captures ideas.
Creating stories; Sweet dreams of Simon McCheung

Creating stories; Sweet dreams of Simon McCheung

I used to draw my inspirations for concepts from my own recent and childhood dreams. Most of which I don’t actually remember the context, sometimes I remember objects, people or locations, however the one thing that always gives me the lasting impression was the last feeling you get during and after the dream.
Everybody Counts by Erlend Mikael Saeverud

Everybody Counts by Erlend Mikael Saeverud

Erlend wanted to ask him for a portrait, but he didn't dare. This became the inspiration for this project.
Fictional narrative photography; Birth Undisturbed by Natalie Lennard

Fictional narrative photography; Birth Undisturbed by Natalie Lennard

Birth Undisturbed is a fictional narrative photography series by Natalie Lennard, that brings scenes of natural childbirth into cinematic fine-art tableaux.
Tierwald by Frank Machalowski

Tierwald by Frank Machalowski

Is this fiction or reality? This is the question underlying the series – the images provoke the viewer question what they see. Is this a picture of a warm rain forest or a cold German mixed forest? Are these animals really living in this forest or is it a giant zoo?
https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/nude-banner.jpg

We invite you to participate in the first edition of the Nude Photography Awards. Our call is open to any artistic interpretation of nude photography.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/BAnImage.jpg

ImageRights provides intelligent image search and copyright enforcement services to photo agencies and professional photographers worldwide.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/mono2022.jpg

The best 100 images along with the winning images published in the yearly book “Monochromatic – Best Photographers of 2022”

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/banner23.jpg

Call For Entries #23 | After 22 editions and more than 100 published photographers, our print edition has proven to be a simply effective promotional channel.

My Albania by Claudio Rasano

My Albania by Claudio Rasano

My series shows the fragility side of life in Albania . My portraits are frontal taken at eye level,looking directly and ahead, the face cast in shadow showing a strong and determined expression.
Reflecting on Nature by Loreal Prystaj

Reflecting on Nature by Loreal Prystaj

There is no such thing as compromising with nature; we simply abide by how it lives and exist as a part of it. Nature is very relevant to each individual’s well-being, but more so than it is part of us, we are part of it.
Chinese Opera by Tewfic El-Sawy

Chinese Opera by Tewfic El-Sawy

It is widely acknowledged that Chinese opera (Cantonese, Hokkien or Teochew) in Malaysia (and elsewhere) is on the wane due to the lack of interest from a younger generation.
The exposed city by Sevil Alkan

The exposed city by Sevil Alkan

Taking photography by mobile phones created a new trend by changing the border and direction of the photography
Streets of New York; Nod of recognition by Barbara Jane Levine

Streets of New York; Nod of recognition by Barbara Jane Levine

Nod of Recognition is a series of portraits and street scenes of strangers captured on the streets of New York.  I walk, observe, and photograph people, following the path of light as it moves around the city. 
Moment of Youth by Gregor Kallina

Moment of Youth by Gregor Kallina

Vietnam is a country of young people. More than half of Vietnam's population is younger than 25 and 70 percent were born after the Vietnam War ended in 1975. Since the 1990ies the young vietnamese people are called "song voi" (fast living), myriads of them are cruising on their motorbikes through the big cities of Hanoi and Saigon today.

Trending Stories

Visually impaired : The street of the blind by Alena Shilonosova

Visually impaired : The street of the blind by Alena Shilonosova

Rusinovo is a street of the blind and visually impaired people in the town of Ermolino in the Kaluga region in Russia. Until 1995, it was a separate village where the visually impaired were sent from the different regions of the Soviet Union. 
Interruption by Indranil Banerjee

Interruption by Indranil Banerjee

Busy street corners, Blaring horns of vehicles, Homeless people sleeping on the footpaths, traffic jam,school children of a nearby girls school crossing the road, like all their daily routine, It was just like another day in the Metropolitan.
Fine art photographer; Dragos Ioneanu

Fine art photographer; Dragos Ioneanu

My name is Dragos Ioneanu, I am a fine art photographer based in Copenhagen, Denmark specialised in B&W photography and subjects like architecture and seascapes/landscapes.
Alternative Universe by Aritra Chatterjee

Alternative Universe by Aritra Chatterjee

Perhaps more startling fully one third of Americans say they would rather give up sex than lose their cell phones.
Portrait photography; Challenging Stories by Josh Campbell

Portrait photography; Challenging Stories by Josh Campbell

Though fully immersed in the world of digital photography, Josh shoots B&W film and makes silver gelatin darkroom prints for his self-assigned projects.
Þorsteinn H. Ingibergsson Photography

Þorsteinn H. Ingibergsson Photography

Þorsteinn is 52 years old and he is an amateur photographer, born in Iceland 1960. He never got any special photographic education of any kind. He got his interest very young, but the real and biggest inspirations for taking photos knocked on the door around 20 years ago.
Sleeping Rough by Dana Taylor

Sleeping Rough by Dana Taylor

As a storyteller, I believe that the best way to show reality, is by using the "Holy Combination" of Humanity, Sensitivity and Humour. 
My Wonderland by KireevArt

My Wonderland by KireevArt

Photography certifies experience and at the same time narrows - limiting him to searches of photogenic, turning experience into the image, into a souvenir.
Moments of Everyday Life in New York City by Christine L. Mace

Moments of Everyday Life in New York City by Christine L. Mace

The city that never sleeps, melting pot, concrete jungle and the big apple, are all phrases that describe New York City. A city that is romanticized in movies, TV shows and music.

Other Stories

stay in touch
Join our mailing list and we'll keep you up to date with all the latest stories, opportunities, calls and more.
We use Sendinblue as our marketing platform. By Clicking below to submit this form, you acknowledge that the information you provided will be transferred to Sendinblue for processing in accordance with their terms of use
We’d love to
Thank you for subscribing!
Submission
Dodho Magazine accepts submissions from emerging and professional photographers from around the world.
Their projects can be published among the best photographers and be viewed by the best professionals in the industry and thousands of photography enthusiasts. Dodho magazine reserves the right to accept or reject any submitted project. Due to the large number of presentations received daily and the need to treat them with the greatest respect and the time necessary for a correct interpretation our average response time is around 5/10 business days in the case of being accepted.
- Between 10/30 images of your best images, in case your project contains a greater number of images which are part of the same indivisible body of work will also be accepted. You must send the images in jpg format to 1200px and 72dpi and quality 9. (No borders or watermarks)
- A short biography along with your photograph. (It must be written in the third person)
- Title and full text of the project with a minimum length of 300 words. (Texts with lesser number of words will not be accepted)
This is the information you need to start preparing your project for its presentation
To send it, you must compress the folder in .ZIP format and use our Wetransfer channel specially dedicated to the reception of works. Links or projects in PDF format will not be accepted. All presentations are carefully reviewed based on their content and final quality of the project or portfolio. If your work is selected for publication in the online version, it will be communicated to you via email and subsequently it will be published.
Contact
How can we help? Got an idea or something you'd like share? Please use the adjacent form, or contact contact@dodho.com
Thank You. We will contact you as soon as possible.
Submission
Dodho Magazine accepts submissions from emerging and professional photographers from around the world.
Their projects can be published among the best photographers and be viewed by the best professionals in the industry and thousands of photography enthusiasts. Dodho magazine reserves the right to accept or reject any submitted project. Due to the large number of presentations received daily and the need to treat them with the greatest respect and the time necessary for a correct interpretation our average response time is around 5/10 business days in the case of being accepted. This is the information you need to start preparing your project for its presentation.
To send it, you must compress the folder in .ZIP format and use our Wetransfer channel specially dedicated to the reception of works. Links or projects in PDF format will not be accepted. All presentations are carefully reviewed based on their content and final quality of the project or portfolio. If your work is selected for publication in the online version, it will be communicated to you via email and subsequently it will be published.
Get in Touch
How can we help? Got an idea or something you'd like share? Please use the adjacent form, or contact hello@dodho.com
Thank You. We will contact you as soon as possible.