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Bored Girls

Bored Girls is a photographic series by Portland-based creative Anja Verdugo. The project began during an impromptu shoot when a moment of boredom was captured on camera. This grew into over 30 portraits of bored women against bright pastel backdrops.

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Laura Pannack

Laura Pannack is a documentary and portrait photographer based in London. She studied at the University of Brighton Central Saint Martins College of Art and LCC, and has gone on to win a number of awards and accolades in her field. Pannack’s … Continue reading

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Peter Stichbury

Peter Stichbury is a New Zealand-born artist who paints oddly beautiful portraits. Each portrait has a level of distortion that brings a slightly surreal, almost ethereal, quality to his paintings.  Perhaps this is way Stichbury cites neo-classical artist Jean Auguste … Continue reading

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Thomas Prior

Thomas Prior is a New York-based photographer, who developed his interest in the field by poring over the work of Magnum Photographers. He then gained experience by assisting photographers Luis Sanchis and Jason Nocito before venturing out on his own. Since then he has … Continue reading

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Nigerian Monarchs

George Osodi is the talented Lagos-based photographer behind these striking portraits of Nigerian monarchs in their finest regalia. For those of you who are based in London, the portraits will be exhibited at Bermondsey Project from 11 October – 3 … Continue reading

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Andrew Miksys is the Seattle-based photographer behind these almost anthropological photographic studies of Bingo players. The portraits have the stillness to them that remind me of museum dioramas with all of the subjects looking inanimate and slightly depressed. I think it’s … Continue reading

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The Mourners

Georgia Metaxas is a Melbourne-based documentary photographer who specialises in the genre of portraiture. “The Mourners is a series of portraits documenting the ritual of wearing black as a signifier of perpetual mourning. In remembrance of those they have lost, all that … Continue reading

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Rebecca Haysom

Rebecca Haysom is a South African artist who lives and works in Johannesburg. She completed a Bachelors degree in Fine Art at Michealis, UCT, in 2005. She works primarily in the genre of portraiture gleaning inspiration from pop culture, personal narratives … Continue reading

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Alexia Webster

Alexia Webster is a Johannesburg-born documentary photographer who currently resides in Cape Town. She has travelled extensively through Africa – capturing poignant photographs of its’ landscapes, people and the socio-political issues that they face.

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The Herero people are found predominantly in Namibia. Their hybrid style of dress  is a direct result of brutal German colonization in the early 20th century, combined with more regional influences, such as the cow horn head dresses. London-based artist Jim … Continue reading

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