Portraiture Archive

BJP International Photography Award 2017

The 11th edition of the British Journal of Photography International Photography Award (BJP IPA) 2017 Photographers from any country are invited to enter for an opportunity to receive a three week solo exhibition at the TJ Boulting gallery in London along with a UK£5000 production grant from UK pro-lab, Metro Imaging. In addition, the BJP […]

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Zanele Muholi : Faces and Phases

The 32nd Annual Infinity Awards celebrates South African photographer Zanele Muholi Zanele Muholi has documented hate crimes against members of the LGBTI community in South Africa and her personal involvement in this tragic story. In her project called Faces and Phases, a remarkable series of portraits and self portraits portray lesbian and trans men and […]

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Thomas Roma : In The Vale Of Cashmere

Thomas Roma’s In The Vale Of Cashmere photo book is published alongside his 2015 exhibition of the same name in New York The book In the Vale of Cashmere will be published by powerHouse Books in conjunction with the exhibition which runs until December 23, 2015 at the Steven Kasher Gallery in New York City. […]

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How to Disrupt the Human Face

British Journal of Photography discovers some of the best portrait photographers British Journal of Photography’s December 2015 issue discovers the best new and emerging portrait photographers in the business, and asks how they’re innovating the eternal genre of photography. Despite the ubiquity of selfies and family snaps – or maybe because of them – it […]

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Nick I.D. Masters : Character Portraits

  Role play can be a way to access parts of the personality that might normally be hidden from others and in a way it becomes a portrait, but one that is more generally human rather than completely personal to the sitter Nick I.D. Masters has been a photographer 13 years, freelancing for 7, and […]

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Interview: Portrait Photographer John Keatley

DPReview Editor Barney Britton talks to professional portrait photographer John Keatley at the PhotoPlus Expo 2015 The annual PhotoPlus Expo brought together some of the top professionals in the photography industry. John Keatley is one such expert and here talks about his work, his inspiration, and his knowledge about his specialty. Seattle-based John Keatley is […]

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Herb Ritts : The Rock Portraits

Herb Ritts : The Rock Portraits exhibit opened at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 3 2015. The exhibit, which runs right through 2015, features 30 previously unseen photographs and much more, including contact sheets with Ritts’ red-pencil markings. The late photographer shot some of the biggest names in […]

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Julia Margaret Cameron London Exhibition 2015

Julia Cameron – great-great-granddaughter of Julia Margaret Cameron – talks about the renowned 19th century British photographer in anticipation of an exhibit in London Julia Margaret Cameron Exhibition V&A Museum, London 28 November 2015 – 14 February 2016 From the exhibitor’s website: To mark the bicentenary of the birth of Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879), one […]

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