Arnold Newman is a legendary portrait photographer who pioneered the concept of 'envronmental portrait' with world leaders, artists, writers, actors and politicians. He photographed his subject in a unique setting that reflected their personality and their work. His career spanned more than 60 years.
Sander's lifelong project was to attempt to capture the 'Man of the 20th Century'. He believed that a portrait would show a person's occupation and their temperament. Sander photographed subjects from all walks of life and created more than six hundred exquisite photographs.
Fay is a digital artist who creates timeless portrait heirlooms. She focuses on the eyes as she believes that they hold the story of the person.
Henri Cartier-Bresson is known for his ability to capture the "decisive moment." He captured the essence of their being in his portraits. "To take photographs," he once said, "... is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis."
Marion Ettlinger focuses on photographing authors who are not necessarily photographed for their look but for their intellectual ability to write and create stories. Their ability to create written stories are often invisible to the eye. Marion captures the essence of these authors via natural light black and white portraits.
National Geographic Photographers
This site lists the photographers behind the inspirational photos of National Geographic. Galleries of the individual photographers illustrate their creative work.
Halisman photographed celebrities, intellectuals and politicians and his photos graced the covers of many well-known magazines. He pioneered "jumpology" as a means of creating a quirky portrait of his subjects. "When you ask a person to jump, his attention is mostly directed toward the act of jumping and the mask falls so that the real person appears."
Photographing a New Person Each Day
Ibarionex R Perello provides insight into his personal assignment of photographing a new person each day.
Scott Stulberg is a travel photographer who has captured an extraordinary range of faces throughout his travels. His photos demonstrate an intimate connection with his subject.
Steve McCurry has captured a number of modern icons in photography. His most famous photo captures the exquisite eyes of a young Afghan refugee girl. It is claimed to be the most recognisable photo that exists. He captures the essence of human experience by crossing languages and cultures to tell his stories through images.
The Candid Frame
Ibarionex R. Perello hosts a photography podcast where you meet some of the world's best established and emerging photographers in the world of photojournalism, fashion, landscape, documentary, sports, wildlife, travel and commercial photography.
Karsh specialized in photographing famous public figures. His signature portraits of of Winston Churchill and Ernest Hemingway brought him International fame. He pioneered dramatic lighting techniques for his portraits.