selfportraits

6 Editorial Self-Portraits to Shoot at Home

Lake Tahoe-based photographer Tajreen Hedayet made this short, sweet, and inspiring 2-minute video tutorial on six different editorial self-portraits you can try shooting at home if you're looking for a way to exercise your creative muscles.

Gucci Ad Campaign: No Photographer, No Problem

Who is the photographer for Gucci’s fall winter 2020–2021 campaign? Surprise! There is no photographer. Yes, that’s right: no photographer and no make-up artist, hairdresser, stylist, or assistant … only models, who received a parcel of clothes and photographed themselves. Selfies.

Robert Pattinson Shot His Own GQ Cover and Spread with a Nikon DSLR

As celebrities and photographers alike self-isolate, magazines have had to find ways to illustrate their articles and covers without resorting to breaking the law. The solution: self-portraits. Naomi Cambell did it with an iPhone, and now Robert Pattinson has shot his own GQ cover and spread using a Nikon DSLR.

How to Shoot Epic Landscape ‘Selfies’

One of the most impactful types of outdoor portraiture is what you might call the 'epic' selfie: a self-portrait where the landscape photographer becomes a tiny fraction of his or her own composition, giving a sense of scale and awe to an already epic vista.

Inside the Mind of a Self-Portrait Landscape Photographer

Lizzy Gadd is a self-portrait landscape photographer. After finding awe-inspiring outdoor locations, Gadd steps into the frame and becomes a human element against a backdrop of wilderness. Smugmug Films just released this 7.5-minute short film that takes us into Gadd's mind and work.

These 16 Self-Portraits Were Shot Using Only Home Lighting

Back in February, I created several self-portraits using only lights from around my house. I wanted an exercise in something outside of my current comfort zone and to challenge myself to get back to my photography roots.

This Photographer Deals with Anxiety by Creating Surreal Self-Portraits

Monica Lazăr is one of the millions upon millions of people around the world who struggles with an anxiety condition. For her, social anxiety makes it difficult to spend time with other people and causes her to become isolated. Four years ago, however, Lazăr discovered a passion for photography, and her gorgeous self-portraits have changed her life.

The Photographer’s Guide To Choosing the Right Bio Picture

Photographers are a narcissistic breed. Not me, of course, but my colleagues are. We’ve got profiles on dozens of websites and we must tell the world what we are doing at our jobs every day and in real-time -- we just have to. It’s compulsory.

Artist Creates Striking Self-Portraits with Animal Eyes

Hungarian photographer and retoucher Flora Borsi has a knack for making creative (and viral) photomanipulations, from placing herself into historical photos to turning the world into a coffee-lover's dream.

For her latest project, titled "Animeyed," Borsi created a series of striking self-portraits in which her right eye is "replaced" with an animal's.

Sunset Self Portraits with Cardboard Silhouettes

"Sunset Selfies" is a project by photographer John Marshall of Frye Island, Maine, who photographers silhouettes of himself posing with creative cardboard cutouts.

"Today, I was enjoying a sunset banana down by the lake when the most amazing thing happened," Marshall writes of the photo above. "All of a sudden, this warm breeze started blowing across my neck and it smelled just like bananas too."

The Minimalist B&W Self-Portraits of Noell Oszvald

Noell Oszvald is a 25-year-old visual artist from Budapest, Hungary. "I'm not a photographer," she says, but she does use a camera to create her art.

Among her recent works is a series of striking self-portrait photos. Each one is a surreal piece that focuses on black-and-white minimalism.