iOS app Android app

Portrait(s)

Photography: With Closed Eyes

Giovanni Savino | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts
Giovanni Savino

The important thing, what truly motivated me in producing this work, after endless research and a good deal of sleepless nights, is the fact that all my subjects were to keep their eyes closed for those very long six seconds that picture-taking required

Who Needs 10 FPS when you can have 1 Frame Every 10 Minutes? 5 Min Portrait 1850's Edition

Jared Polin AKA the FRO | Posted 09.03.2014 | Arts
Jared Polin AKA the FRO

If you think your camera is slow, try this one, it shoots one frame every 10 minutes! That's because this is a 5 Min Portrait 1850's Style with Gile...

Photographer Sends His Kids Back In Time With These Moving Vintage Photos

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts

These photos were taken closer to the advent of the iPhone than Kodachrome. But thanks to Tyler Orehek's impeccable attention to detail, you might nev...

Worship at the Temple of Art

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

A new documentary shows audiences the peaks and valleys behind the curtain of the creative life, from the point of view of some of the most popular independent artists in the world.

Photographer Merges Cats and Owners In A Freaky Feline Photoseries

Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News

To the delight of cat ladies everywhere, there is now a photo series that merges cat owners with their cats, and the results look weirdly natural. ...

'Daniel Sprick's Fictions: Recent Works' at the Denver Art Museum

John Seed | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Who is this guy who can handle the brush like Joan Mitchell -- or a Chinese literati painter -- in the morning, and then morph into Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres by dinner?

Beyond 'Survival'

Marie McGrory | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Marie McGrory

As I talk to my fellow survivors I truly can't believe I spent so many years disconnected from this group of my peers with such an incredible shared experience. Through opening up about our stories I am learning so much about this long journey of survivorship we are all on.

The Art of George W. Bush

Mike Smith | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Mike Smith

jerry brown

We See Every Hair, Wrinkle And Pore On The Faces In These Absurdly High-Def Photos

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 04.10.2014 | Technology

We hope you're ready for your closeup, because this camera is going to get really, really close up. Swiss photographer Daniel Boschung uses an ind...

Stunning Photos Of What People Eat In A Typical Day

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste

The different kinds of foods people eat around the world are endlessly fascinating. We at HuffPost Taste want to know what other countries eat for bre...

Soul Portraits: The Art of Combining Meditation With Photography

Neil Seligman | Posted 05.26.2014 | Arts
Neil Seligman

Here, you have no opinions, no judgments, no preconceptions, no language. The purity of this expression is exquisite. Yet how often do we tap into it? How many of us can say we live from it? How might we even try?

The Time the Hadzabe Tribe in Tanzania Got My Goat... Literally (PHOTOS)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Holding the beast over his shoulders like a shawl, the man walked into the center of the clearing, wedged the goat's head between his knees and grabbed its horns. In a flash I realized what was coming next.

Artist Mark Barone's Portrait Project: 5,500 Shelter Dogs Who Are Gone, But Will Never Be Forgotten

Joan K. Smith | Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact
Joan K. Smith

Very few animals who enter the shelter system come out alive; instead, a high proportion are euthanized, often in horrific gas chambers, in spite of volunteer networks scurrying to place adoptable shelter dogs in homes before their short time runs out.

Alexa Torre: Mexican Utopia

Jason Landry | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

Alexa Torre is a Mexican photographer currently living in Mexico City. A graduate of the New England School of Photography in Boston, Massachusetts, Torre has been working on a project about her heritage and the traditional dresses of regions of Mexico.

5 Ways to Achieve Cheap Immortality Through Art

Simone Collins | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
Simone Collins

Forget developing relationships with those at the edge of anti-aging research. Perhaps you would do better by buddying up with an animator!

Alley Scott Paints Her Friends

Daniel Maidman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

I'm proud because life threw me in the way of being a little catalyst for a process that was already happening on its own. I had a part to play in fanning the flame. It's not my flame, but I had the privilege of helping.

Ethereal Portraits Capture The Beauty Of A Meditative Trance

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Examining most portraits we learn certain things about the subject: the placement of their parts, the spots where wrinkles have emerged, the stories t...

Portrait of a Maverick in the Metro

Michael Hafftka | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

Steven Fulop, the mayor of New Jersey's second-largest city, Jersey City, is a former Marine and Goldman Sachs trader. But Fulop, 36, who took office ...

Embracing the Darkness of Winter Solstice

Lisa Levart | Posted 02.15.2014 | Women
Lisa Levart

Darkness comes early as Solstice draws near. Lights are lit in windows, on trees, inside houses and along streets. We seek their comfort and warmth during these short days and long nights.

The Government Spends How Much On Official Portraits?!?

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) are pairing up to push proposed legislation to "rein in excessive spending" on oi...

Heartbreaking Photos Of Sexual Assault Survivors Aim To Open Our Eyes To Tragedy

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

New York photographer Lydia Billings grew up understanding rape from a distance, knowing its irreversibly damaging effects without actually feeling th...

CSI's Most Awesome Tool, Now Available at a Museum Near You

Lauren Cahn | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Lauren Cahn

So crimes involving art, yes, I understand. And solving crimes involving art? Sounds compelling, although not nearly as compelling as this: the notion of crime-SOLVING involving art.

The Truth About Beauty, On Your Wedding Day And Every Day

Anne Almasy | Posted 01.27.2014 | Weddings
Anne Almasy

When we retouch, we say to our clients, "You're better this way." "You're better with a flatter tummy." "You're better with skinnier arms." "You're better with a rounder bum." "You're better without that scar." Who do we think we are?

On Street Photography

Heather Hummel | Posted 12.31.2013 | Arts
Heather Hummel

A photographer in the field who isn't directing their subject on how to pose, where to sit, or which way to tilt their head, has to anticipate the person's next move and be ready to capture it in that 1/250 of a second. Therein lies the art of being a street photographer.

Humans of The World

Trish Mitchell | Posted 12.30.2013 | Impact
Trish Mitchell

The 'Humans of' movement feels to me like a vehicle for illustrating what all of us know deep down: that we're all humans of somewhere, we all have a story and we all have something of value to say, if we're given the chance to say it.