Documentary portraiture remains one of the branches or applications of portrait photography that bring out the strongest visual narratives. Those that reflect the daily life, culture, and traditions are especially interesting, not only because they give us a slice of life in places we haven't been.
Festivals are among the events and photo opportunities sought after by photographers interested in story-driven imagery, such as documentary, travel, and street photography. It's easy to see what makes it so captivating for both photographers and viewers alike, as we see in the vibrant festival snaps of Kathmandu-based photojournalist Skanda Gautam.
FRAGRANT HARBOUR, HONG KONG!
TOWARDS the end of 2015, i was craving for some adventure, travel and a whole lot of photography. I was 19 years old then and had always dreamed of travelling on my own term; own schedule, own destination and of course, with my own savings.
If you're craving for an adventure, we have just the right stuff to inspire you with some wanderlust. In his playful and stunning photo diary, California-based photographer Dylan Lucas Gordon shares what went down during his trip to the Russian Arctic Circle in search of waves to surf and concrete to skate.
It started as an idea almost 4 years ago. After 2 decades in the film industry I needed a break. Once I was represented by Getty Images I realized that stock footage, especially in 4k, could be a worthwhile alternative.
The mountains are a favorite of many landscape and travel photographers not only for their scenic charm, but also for their unique mood and energy. Whether in color or black and white, and whatever the chosen medium, the goal of every landscape photographer is to capture the mystic beauty they find in every jagged peak and gentle slope.
Are you a travel photographer with a strong interest for documentary projects? You might want to take a cue from Milan-based Giacomo Bruno, and add Sri Lanka to your bucket list of places to visit and document.