Michelle Marshall

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Color photo by Laura El-Tantawy from IN THE SHADOW OF THE PYRAMIDS. Women waving flags.Tahir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Revolution
© Laura El-Tantawy
Book Review • April 28, 2021

Laura El-Tantawy:
In The Shadow of The Pyramids

The work of Laura El-Tantawy lays on the cusp of an explosive temperament, a time of great change in Egypt, and narrates life as the Egyptian people reclaimed their nation.


Luca Tombolini


© Luca Tombolini
Color film portrait photograph of a young woman by Michelle Marshall
© Michelle Marshall

2021 Portrait AWARD Deadline: 31 May 2021

"In a portrait, I’m looking for the silence in somebody."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Portrait photography has one of the oldest and most interesting histories that harkens back to the early days of the medium. Through portraits of iconic figures or ordinary people, we discover a deep interest in others.

Recent works or gems from your archives, classic or experimental, and through any kind of storytelling: we want to discover the most powerful and captivating images of today’s portrait photography. We are open to all interpretations and want to see faces that gaze right into the soul!

1st Prize: $1000 · 2nd Prize: $600 · 3rd Prize: $400

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Every month, we invite you to join the current photo competition and submit your best images.
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Previous competition:
Emerging Talent March 2021

Winning Photographer Junko Akita

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