Portrait Photographers to watch
There are a lot of amazing portrait photographers vying for your attention these days. It can be hard to know who to follow, so in line with our current Portrait call for entries we've asked our friends at Format Magazine to round up some of their favorite talent you should have on your radar.
Profile • May 20, 2019
Radical master of the gaze
Richard Avedon was one of the few photographers who could transcend the limits of genre. At once a great fashion photographer, portraitist and reporter,…
Book Review • May 13, 2019
Bieke Depoorter: I am about to call it a day
"I am about to call it a day" - A title denoting to the end-of-day fatigue which Belgian photographer Bieke Depoorter captures in her…
Profile • May 6, 2019
Viviane Sassen: Staging Dreams
Viviane Sassen, who grew up in Kenya, claims that “The concept of a human figure for me, in essence, is black, it’s not white.”…
Profile • April 29, 2019
In Focus: Gregory Crewdson
The godfather of large-scale cinematic tableaux, Gregory Crewdson has made a name for himself by inventing a way of shooting akin to directing photographs…
Editorial • April 24, 2019
NYC & Street Photography:
The Apple Everyone Wants To Bite From
With something around every corner, NYC is the international hotspot of the world for street photography.
Profile • April 19, 2019
Widely considered to have changed the face of fashion photography forever, French photographer Guy Bourdin’s innovative voice and visionary work is no longer seen…
THEME: PORTRAIT Deadline: 31 May 2019
Portrait photography has one of the oldest and most interesting history 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. Classic or experimental, 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
Winning Photographer Reza Bagheri
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- Robert Mapplethorpe