Self-portrait with my mother
Italy-based Anna Di Prospero is a photographer who first grabbed our attention with the unique way
she interacted with city scenes. Dramatic and beautiful, it was almost as if she was trying to convey inanimate objects' feelings.
Added by alice on May 24, 2011 at 11:00am —
What a smashing start to his 365 day project! Shawn Van Daele of Renaissance Studios sent us a wonderful email this morning to let us know about his highly creative self-portraits. The Milton, Ontario, Canada-based photographer creates images that stand out from the crowd not just because of their surreal nature but because you feel as though they each tell a unique and interesting story.
Added by alice on April 16, 2011 at 9:00am —
Though we've seen a lot of creative self-portraits in our time, we haven't come across ones that we'd wholeheartedly call magical...until now. New Hampshire-based Sarah Ann Loreth is a self-taught photographer who has a way of making us feel as though we've walked into a storybook. "I like to try to create my own reality," she tells us. "I get so bored of mine. It's fun to create galaxies and climb… Continue
Added by alice on March 1, 2011 at 11:00am —
If you watched Chris Anderson's TED talk
, you'll remember this phrase - "crowd accelerated innovation." Chris explains that you need three things to advance innovation: a crowd, light and desire. "The bigger the crowd, the more innovators there are.” By light, he means “you need clear, open visibility… Continue
Added by alice on January 11, 2011 at 10:00am —
Like Valerie Chiang
or Kalie Garrett
, Alex Stoddard is one of those talented teenage photographers who knows how to express themselves. His self-portraits are all incredibly unique and after viewing them… Continue
Added by alice on January 7, 2011 at 3:00pm —
Kalie Garrett is a 19-year-old photographer who takes such vulnerable self-portraits, you can't help but get emotional when you look at them. Rather than describe them myself, here are some touching testimonials left on her Flickr page:
"You probably know by now how much I adore your work. I mean, your photography is like a drug to me. I can get lost in your stream so easily and just look… Continue
Added by alice on December 23, 2010 at 11:00am —
Don't call Pierre Beteille an artist or photographer. Why? Because he doesn't believe he's either one of those things. As an art director for the last eight years, Beteille (aka Monkeyman) sees his self-portraits as a way to creatively express himself, a way to make the ideas in his head come to life.
He simply calls it - "just making… Continue
Added by alice on December 7, 2010 at 11:00am —
Born in Madrid, Spain, Manu Pombrol is a 35-year-old artist and photographer whose self-portraits are nothing short of extraordinary. Pombrol first started down a creative path when, at a very young age, he painted pictures or portraits in pastels. Then, as computers started making their way into the mainstream, he worked in graphic design. He bought his first camera only about… Continue
Added by alice on November 9, 2010 at 11:30am —
Model and fashion photographer Anouska Proetta Brandon isn't shy around the camera. In fact, take a look at her simply stunning self-portraits and you'll think she's actually pretty brave. I love her careful use of lighting, tone and color.
I was able to get in touch with Anouska to ask her some questions about her work. Read that short Q&A below,… Continue
Added by alice on October 21, 2010 at 1:00pm —
As beautiful as they are intriguing, Cig Harvey's self-portraits are truly one-of-a-kind. Named PDN's "Emerging 30" Photographers in 2005 and a "Rising Star" in 2004, Harvey creates conceptual images of herself that might inspire you to turn the camera on yourself. She started shooting self-portraits because she had no money for models. Now, when she shoots personal… Continue
Added by alice on September 10, 2010 at 10:00am —
As the photographer and the subject, a self-portrait is how you see yourself and how you want others to see you. If you are Suzy Wimbourne from Lancaster, UK you must see yourself as a passionate, creative, and sweet. In her 365 day project on Flickr, she's captured herself in the loveliest of…
Added by alice on January 3, 2010 at 3:30pm —