Photographer Erik Schubert has created a photographic series simply titled How To Win Friends and Influence People, inspired by his own father, a pharmaceutical salesman who spent may days on the road.
The cliché about ballet dancers is that they are "light on their feet," that they "float" and "soar" across the stage. I've always felt the opposite to be more interesting: nobody reveals a more solid connection to the ground.
Todd Hido infuses inanimate objects with more humanity than he finds and reveals in the living women he photographs. What if he looked at a woman and considered that she might be nearly as interesting and complex as a broken chair?