portraits

[NSFW] “La Mégère apprivoisée” (part II) by DMITRY Chapala.

On photographer DMITRY Chapala‘s pictures women’s bodies are shown as something almost methaphysical. A slight surrealism in his works sends us to the world of dreams, dreams about women. Staying in the boundaries of good taste he never shows anything vulgar. Sometimes calm and peaceful, quiet as a melody, sometimes expressive […]

[NSFW] Nude, not Naked: CHILL Photography

Since the first days of photography, the nude was a source of inspiration for those that adopted the new medium. Most of the early images were closely guarded or surreptitiously circulated as violations of the social norms of the time, since the photograph captures real nudity. Several photographers have become […]

The Flowers & The Spirit: A collection of short-photo Stories by MARIAM Sitchinava.

Tbilisi based freelance film photographer, MARIAM Sitchinava, was born in 1989. She is shooting portrait and fashion photography with passion of nature and women. Mariam has started shooting, without any formal education, in 2009. After 8 months of shooting she got first commercial project. From then Mariam’s photos were exhibited […]

Mihai Surdea’s Monochrome Photographs Are Themselves Powerful Words

It happens to follow Mihai Surdea‘s work for quite a while, but I’ve always hesitated to write about his work. I’d figured I couldn’t find the right amount of nice words to describe his stunning, mostly black and white portraiture. The photographs are themselves powerful words, where the expressions, light […]

‘In Search of Perfect Illusion’, Analog Portraits by Karina Fomin

Karina Fomin is a photographer based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Her analog portraits are bits of a journey of self-discovery and liberty. Her models are caught in the privacy of their bedrooms, ivertebrate and libertine. Sealed in a pompous package of idealistic appearance, Karina’s artworks are merely attempts of bringing […]

Photoptarmosis – Lethargic, Erotic Portraits by Tommaso Costa

It requires a considerable amount of ambivalence to capture both violence and tenderness in the same vessel. Photoptarmosis is definitely one of these containers. Inquiringly, intriguing portraits and Baroque, Caravaggio-like silhouettes, unexpectedly intertwine with a vanilla gore atmosphere, a gentle approach on shibari and the beautiful art of restraining.  Photoptarmosis […]