This project represents with respect the working men and women that make up the fabric of communities in South, Southeast Asia. The small business proprietors and trades people that are the heart and soul of the neighborhoods in these nations going about their daily lives.
Is a project that was created with the intent to represent the feminine form in its entirety and complexity, a task which is so difficult to attain; the women from different historical periods have played a leading role, for better or for worse, and that role is reserved for them conquered or coveted.
Lisa Powers created a ‘photographic history’ of Empress WanRong after she learned of her short, tragic life. She wanted, through this re-creation, to give WanRong the recognition she never received in life. The last Empress of China was the beautiful and Western educated WanRong who was selected (against her will) to marry Emperor PuYi when she was just 16. PuYi selected his bride from photographs of eligible young girls. The photographs that were presented to...
I began making portraits of Native Americans several years ago when I was introduced to Anthony Parker. Anthony is a member of the Omaha tribe and a celebrated pow wow dancer. I photographed him near Santa Fe, New Mexico, not far from his home in Albuquerque.
This project started with my longing to talk to strangers. Thinking a lot about intimacy and isolation, I started photographing my street encounters with couples who were spending their quarantine together in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
The Minstrel Show was one of the largest American theater movements in history that would eventually evolve into Vaudeville. It consisted of comic skits, variety acts, dancing and music, performed by white people in blackface.
The icy winds of change cut through me as I find myself in shoes that pinch my toes. The rye-grass skin of the earth offered a soft comfort. My frozen skin prays for the sun to peek through the gloomy clouds to kiss the land with warmth. However, the winds never give the chance.
"Painted Souls" is the result of an ongoing passion for exploring alternative cultures and traditions, where the subjects are photographed against a plain background in order to capture the full vibrancy of their traditional dress and showcasing their artistic skills in the area of beautification.
Photo Shoot : Performed by the model and performance artist Alex Bruni, "The Cage" is allegory of the ageing and social stereotypes attributed to it. The performance rebels against age biases, replacing them with passion, strength and beauty.
Stranger Fruit was created in response to the senseless murders of black men across the nation by police violence. Even with smart phones and dash cams recording the actions, more lives get cut short due to unnecessary and excessive violence. Who is next? Me? My brother? My friends? How do we protect these men? Lost in the furor of media coverage, lawsuits and protests is the plight of the mother. Who, regardless of the legal...
A project dedicated to the relationship between man and nature, but also to the warmth and life hidden inside the stone, far from being cold and always a carrier of energy. A reciprocal exchange in which man occupies the forms and fills the spaces that nature has left for him, and not vice versa.
The stations are the designs of architect William Lane, who began working on them more than 20 years ago in the early 1990s and quickly became a hallmark of Miami associated with its revival after the devastation.
I was very happy when Julia, one of the three sisters, contacted me, with idea to memorize her and her sisters in the traditional Slovak dresses which not while ago my grand grand mum was wearing like her every day dress. There are also some villages you can still find women wearing those dresses calling “kroj”
He sees himself as an image-maker who captures and tells a story in a photograph. The Filipino lensman sees his photography as an art form, borne from his desire to create on canvas and his professional training in design, when he worked as a design director in a creative agency.
I’m currently working on a new series entitled Selah, taking its inspiration from master artists such as Caravaggio, Ribera and Gustave Doré. The exhibition features famous actors and interesting faces. The collection will be exhibited in London and Los Angeles in 2019-20.
Photo Shoot : In the AW19 collection, IA London is proposing to reconsider our own imminent death as another fashion event. Making a good last impression is so important.. What will I wear to my funeral?, Are my lips full enough?, Will I look young/sexy enough?
Eliza Tsitsimeaua-Badoiu is an awarded iPhoneographer based on the shore of the Black Sea coast in Constanta, Romania. This is a short, quick presentation on her artistic attempts in the field of mobile phone photography.
I became a fairytale photographer with a significant background as a bank risk manager. A great eager for the artistic work brought me to the Architectual Academy in Moscow at first and after I became interested in photography.
Hijra is a South Asian term with no exact match in the English language. Hijras are people designated male or intersex at birth who adopt a feminine gender identity. Often mislabeled as hermaphrodites, eunuchs, or transsexuals in literature, Hijras can be considered to fall under the umbrella term transgender, but many prefer the term third gender.
Gerewol - The Wodaabe tribe (Mbororo) a branch of the Fulani tribe are nomadic pastoralists who are found predominantly in Niger and Chad, in the Sahel region of Sub Saharan Africa. They speak Fula which isn’t a written language.
The Omo Valley, located in the south west of Ethiopia, is home to a number of fascinating tribes, which have kept their traditions and a spectacular appearance. This photographic project is built around two tribes, the Mursi and the Karo. All photos have been taken in natural conditions, with the consent of the villagers.
Born and raised in a little village in the Italian Alps, now based in Barcelona, Mauro already felt from young age the desire to tell. He discovered that the camera was the right tool for him, the eye through which he could speak to the world.
Most Cubans can’t move. They can’t leave Cuba. Their lives are limited to the shores of their sun-kissed island. While the Communist regime retains a certain level of popularity among older generations, younger Cubans dream of a way out.
In our century, in which we are surrouneded by exabytes of glamorous pictures as a demonstration of ostentatious perfection of the binary code, some stubborn people of the past are still seeking for the technologies of the past.
I remember that feeling when I first held my father-in-law’s reflex camera. I also remember when I bought my first photography equipment. I felt nothing but pure euphoria which was reflected in many photographs I took. Some of them even won such wide acclaim I had never dreamed of.
Women are still struggling with being considered beautiful by the old, stereotypical standards, but I believe women are changing the status quo. It is still most women's inclination to pose and adorn herself according to what a man would want.
Youth has no age. Powerful personality remains strong despite the time which is passing. RIPE portraits woman of great courage and character, ladies who are not afraid to display their natural beauty and ageing.
The Irish Travellers, also called the Tinkers, had been nomadic for generations, travelling the countryside in horse-drawn carts and wagons. Of course, “gypsies” and Roma” come to mind when hearing about this lifestyle, but recent genetic testing has shown that the Travellers are native to Ireland.
My style and relationship to photography has been built from this foundation and I have come to realize that my fascination with other people’s lives is entirely relative to my own lack of understanding and sense of dislocation.
This project is based on a miscellany of photos that I have been collecting during my travels to India, Morocco, China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Burma and Romania. A selection of individual images that are not interconnected and in which I show characters
Beauty is a relative concept that means something different to all of us. From my point of view, beauty means grace, modesty, sincerity and spirituality. Nothing to do with our appearance. Beauty does not need anything.
It was a very hot day, over 30 degrees. Day before l was cycling with my husband and find beautiful lake for this photo shoot, l put on social media that l am looking for a brave model who will not be afraid to go into lake for the pictures. My friend Martyna answer as first.
The photographs that can be seen in my submission are part of my latest project called “Instant Stage”. The name of the series presents the subject it handles and the medium through which the series was created.
My goal was then to meet them, get to know them and give these hard-working bodies the importance they deserve, both in action during their work, or as ephemeral model under the lights of the improvised studio.
His work is meant to be an ode to humans in which models are displayed in their purest forms. As part of a minimalist approach, his work leaves no room for any tricks so as to focus only on the essential.
Character-based portraits and narrative-driven scenes are our thing. Sometimes quirky, sometimes serious, occasionally scripted, and often just REAL - they specialize in capturing authentic moments in even the most manufactured of settings.
Like A Shooting Star is a project that reflects my teenage memories from when I was is middle school. I grew up in Japan where as a whole society, there are cultural expectations to attend high school and beyond but it is not actually legally mandatory.
First of all, Tatsiana’s works in the direction of artistic portrait photography. In the author's works, there are a lot of features of magical realism, such as directions in literature and art that was born in the 1920s and developed by the 1940s.
For Daniel Murtagh, the essence of a good portrait is ‘Presence’ , the experience of a person not merely seen, but felt . "I like to compare it to the experience in music , a certain combination of sounds expresses the intent of the composer"
Leah and Chloe are Identical twins, born in 2005. Born 3 months premature, weighing just 2lb 4oz. The girls have grown into strong independent young ladies. They love school, with Maths, P.E and Drama being their favourite subjects.
I have no problems to say that since three years I am attending a mental health center, as patient, where every week I meet wonderful people. They are patients too. And they are teaching me to observe the world around me in different way.
The dream for a portraitist. An image worth more than long speeches, I decided to show this human diversity by photographing anonymous people who could be our neighbors, the shopkeeper we go to every day
There is an strong untold story among the ancient tribes who lives in Ethiopia. The story of the loss of traditional way of life due the process of deculturation, transculturation, and mainly because of progress.
In June 2015, Pedro Oliveira, a Brazilian photographer, living in Portland, OR-USA, started a personal ongoing series of photographic essays casing lives of real people throughout several cities of the West coast of the United States.
I have been a model since 2009. I’ve done it for more than 7 years. It was my hobby and I was building a network of contacts that have been useful for the field that I studied, which was Fashion design.
Since the publication of my first monograph “Eleven Years,” I found that most of what I wanted to say in this self-portrait series had been said, and I was interested in taking a break from the intensity of looking at my own body.
Wiebke Bosse is always looking for unseen, ephemeral moments and situations.At the Cercle Suédois during Paris fashion week, she had the incredible chance of shooting in the inspirational mess inside Alfred Nobel's former office.
Most people are looking for a quiet place, an island of sanity, in our existential space,and some of them find their sanity and balance closest to the sea. Some of them arrive early in the morning for a swim, a daily habit they apply every day of the year.