A portrait photo is a beautiful way to capture the essence of a person. The beauty of the human face, the raw emotion, and closeness of the subject, and the perfect composition make it feel like you are getting to know them. Here are some fabulous portraits by the Most famous Portrait Photographers in the world.
Our list of top photographers has chosen portraits that were taken around the globe by the best photographers. Portrait photography is more candid than staged photos. Some of these people may photograph for the first time in their lives. These pictures feature small-scale portraits of indigenous people from around the World. This portrait photography is often done on a trip abroad and documents the unprivileged and actual life. It often highlights inequalities or social problems.
Bored Panda has collected the best examples of such photography by including some of the most prominent photographers, Lee Jeffries and Steve McCurry, in our list. This allows us to show the raw beauty of our fellow human beings.
#1 Steve McCurry
Steve McCurry’s photo of the Afghan girl, taken in Peshawar in Pakistan, is well-known. This was the most popular National Geographic photo. These photos, as well as his less popular images, are worth a look.
Image Source: Steve McCurry’s Facebook
#2 Lee Jeffries
His collection of black portraits depicting homeless people is stunning and unique. His subjects see hope through his eyes, and it’s touching.
Image Source: Lee Jeffriese’s Facebook
#3 Jimmy Nelsson
Jimmy Nelsson is known for his portraits taken in over 16 countries of tribes and indigenous peoples. His photographs will continue to live on, and Nelsson’s book has become a collectible.
Image Source: www.jimmynelson.com
Rehahn is a specialist in photographing Vietnam, Rajasthan, and Cuba. Rehahn is known for his ability to capture the essence of his subjects. Rehahn is without a doubt one of the most talented portrait photographers in the entire World.
Image Source: www.rehahnphotographer.com
#5 Eric Lafforgue
Eric Lafforgue is well-known for his photographs taken in North Korea. He has a story to tell for every person he has photographed. His stories are captivating, and his photographs show real emotions.
Image Source: Eric Lafforgue’s Facebook
#6 Manny Librodo
Manny Librodo, the ‘Photoshop wizard”, has photos that tell a story but are also pure art.
Image Source: Manny Librodo’s Facebook
#7 Lisa Kristine
Lisa Kristine, a humanitarian photographer, documents indigenous cultures in over 100 countries. She also portrays human dignity, and her role in exposing modern-day slavery is well-known.
Image Source: Lisa Kristine’s Facebook
#8 David Lazar
These breathtaking photos were taken in Brazil, Bangladesh, and Kenya. David Lazar is constantly looking for the best moments in life.
Image Source: David Lazar’s Facebook
#9 Joel Santos
These portraits are a reflection of the heartfelt look that they have. Joel Santos captures the feelings of his subjects.
Image Source: www.joelsantos.net
#10 Phil Borges
His photographs of Tibetan refugees are exceptional, and his struggle to bear the hardships is evident throughout his work
Image Source: philborges.com