This London-based fine-art and commercial photographer creates imaginative works that are inspired by England’s most renowned river
By Aimee Baldridge / Photography by Julia Fullerton-Batten
The Race Box, 2018
Kingdoms may come, kingdoms may go
Whatever the end may be
Old Father Thames keeps rolling along
Down to the mighty sea
So go the lyrics of the 1933 ballad Old Father Thames. The song is an exhortation to Britons weathering the precarious period between two devastating wars to keep their chins up and their character steady,...
Shooting street photos lets this photographer go out into the world and live a more authentic and meaningful life
By Jill Waterman | Photography By Amy Touchette
“Us, No. 14” from Us. “It’s a gift when subjects on the street tell you about their relationship without saying a word,” says Touchette.
As any New Yorker will tell you, the events of September 11, 2001, cast an indelible shadow over their life experiences. But for one New Yorker, in particular, street portrait photographer Amy Touchette,...
Renowned celebrity photographer Chris Buck provides important tips for capturing compelling photographs of politicians and celebrities
By Terry Sullivan | Photography By Chris Buck
Chris Buck’s photo of former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, former First Lady Barbara Bush.
A key element of making successful portraits is that they not only capture someone’s likeness but also convey the sitter’s personality or perhaps even some surprising hidden quality. But if doing this for celebrity portraiture isn’t challenging...
Learn how this distinguished fashion and beauty photographer takes her powerful, provocative expressions across multiple mediums
By Mark Edward Harris | Photography By Sarah Silver
Model Maryna Linchuk from The Lions Model Management, New York, 2017
Sarah Silver’s love of photography began in her grandfather’s darkroom. This love has never waned, but she has explored dramatically different genres of the visual medium throughout her career.
The New York City-based photographer/director began her career as a photojournalist...
This Eastern European photographer combines a powerful design aesthetic with her sense of place to produce enticing fashion photographs
By Mark Edward Harris | Photography By Maria Svarbova
No Diving, Smykacka, 2016
Slovakian photographer Maria Svarbova knew from an early age that she was going to be an artist. The only question was which medium would she use as a means of self-expression?
Within less than a decade of “discovering” photography as her chosen medium in 2010, she has garnered the prestigious Hasselblad Master award, had...
A renowned photojournalist is using multimedia in a new way to explore what democracy, community and citizenship mean today
By Aimee Baldridge | Photography By Andrea Bruce
“What does democracy mean?” It’s one of those exasperating questions, like “what is art?” Both questions remind you that the dictionary definition is less a comprehensive explanation than a placeholder for centuries-old debates.
Photographer Andrea Bruce was asked the first question in 2003 by a woman who was working as a prostitute in...
The "travel" photographs Terry Virts creates were produced by having access to a unique vantage point on the International Space Station
By Mark Edward Harris | Photography by Terry Virts
Terry Virts is the most prolific photographer in the history of space travel. He’s shot more than 300,000 images during his two spaceflights, a two-week mission on board the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 2010 and 200-plus days on the International Space Station in 2014-2015, which included three spacewalks. He’s also shot terabytes of video, some for...
Award-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario’s most recent photography book, Of Love & War, depicts the many tragic facets of our current hostile global zeitgeist
By Terry Sullivan | Photography By Lynsey Addario
If I had to choose the most important photograph shot in the 21st century, it may just be the opening image for this article, shot by the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Lynsey Addario during one of her assignments in Iraq.
In the caption, you learn the photograph depicts an Iraqi woman desperately looking to find her husband after a massive fire...
Discover what it took for Jimmy Chin and his crew to document Alex Honnold’s ropeless ascent up El Capitan in the award-winning documentary movie "Free Solo"
By Mark Edward Harris | Photography By Jimmy Chin
Alex Honnold prepares to rappel off the summit of El Capitan in order to climb certain sections of Freerider.
Colorado-based climber, mountaineer, skier and photographer Jimmy Chin can now add the title “Academy Award-winning film director” to his already-prestigious resume and ever-growing list of accomplishments.
That’s because when Jimmy Chin,...
Steve McCurry’s most recent book reveals more about the photographer behind the great images
By Mark Edward Harris | Photography by Steve McCurry
September 11, New York City, 2001
If you search the internet for lists of the most well-known photographers working today, American photographer and photojournalist Steve McCurry, who has been responsible for capturing some of the most captivating images of the past 50 years, is almost always among those distinguished names.
However, for a more personal...