Throughout time the best portraits have revealed qualities of the sitter. Studio, candid, fine art or conceptual, portraits taken in many different approaches were embraced. Be it beauty, power, confidence – or perhaps a secretive quality – a good portrait invites the viewer to gain a deeper understanding of the person being photographed. Self portraits were also welcomed.
Cesar Dezfuli, Spain Passengers
Denis Rouvre, France, Unsung Heroes
Sasha Maslov, Ukraine, Ukrainian Railroad Ladies
Jon Enoch, United Kingdom, Bikes of Hanoi
Magdalena Stengel, Germany, ±100
Richard Ansett, United Kingdom, The Women of HMP Foston Hall
Raul Ariano, Italy, LGBT in China