Capturing our likeness has been a pursuit of the human race for thousands of years. From paintings of gods in Egypt and Greece, to portrait paintings of royalty, to the unabashedly narcissistic selfie of today.
Posts Tagged ‘portraitist’
In 2011, photographer Giles Duley stepped on a land mine while working in Afghanistan. Originally a celebrity portrait photographer who had been turned off to celebrity culture by the people he was photographing, he had always hoped to return to portraiture.
That’s why, during his 46-day fight for his life in intensive care, it was to portraiture that his mind turned, and a project took shape. Read more…
Platon (short for Platon Antoniu) is a Greek-English portrait photographer who has had the privilege of photographing some of the world’s most powerful people. From literal world leaders, to cultural world leaders, to regular people who are changing the world one day at a time, his photography has earned him many well-deserved awards and magazine covers.