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Family Portraits

Family Resemblance

Rachael Rifkin | Posted 03.16.2015 | Arts
Rachael Rifkin

As a personal historian, I've had many people tell me that they regret not knowing more of their family stories. I hope this project encourages people to take an active interest in their family history. Because the more we know about our family history, the more we know about ourselves.

Black-And-White Photos Paint A Powerful Picture Of Growing Up

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.06.2014 | Parents

Photographer Maggie Evans Silverstein opened her portrait studio 20 years ago, and as the years passed, many of her clients returned to have their pho...

This Is What Happens When You Stop Keeping Up With The Joneses

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

In 2011, photographer Heather Weston was living in a 450-square-foot rental in New York City with her husband, her daughter and her cats. Her friends ...

A Unique Family Portrait

Posted 06.07.2013 | Arts

Camilla Catrambone is a portrait photographer of sorts, yet her carefully arranged images -- homages to her family members -- feature no smiles, faces...

LOOK: Sisters Take Photos Every Year Since 1975

Posted 05.08.2013 | Fifty

It's haunting and touching all at the same time. For more than three decades, documentary photographer Nicholas Nixon has captured the Brown Sister...

Freeze Frame: Still Shots in Life and Death

Sarah Lehat | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
Sarah Lehat

As I inquire about the organs, I learn they are not related, at least not in a familial fashion. One is an infant's healthy heart. A second is that of a teenager, overdosed on drugs. Followed by a third, pierced by a gunshot. Together, aligned neatly in a row, they have a natural kinship.

LOOK: Extreme Family Photos

Posted 11.13.2012 | Parents

"Sometimes we don't go to a studio and hug cushions against a seamless white background," Canadian photographer Justin Van Leeuwen writes on the landi...

LOOK: Incredible And Freaky Genetic Portraits

Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

For some of us the phrase "you look just like your mother" is a compliment, while for others it may be traumatizing. Even if you don't see the resembl...

The Free Photo Project (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 10.01.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

What would you save out of your burning house? A lot of people would say, 'their photo albums.' For people who are homeless, photos of family and friends are very rare, and all the more precious.

Meet The Most Awkward Couples In America

Mike Bender | Posted 12.07.2012 | Weddings
Mike Bender

The best medicine for a marital spat is often a healthy dose of laughter.

The Funniest Portrait Studio Photos EVER

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Anyone who's ever been dragged down to Sears or another professional portrait studio knows that more often than not, the results can be downright awkw...