There’s something amazing about a good portrait photo – the stunning features of a human, the closeness and raw emotion of the subject in the image and an undeniably perfect composition makes you feel like you know the person as your friend. The power of a portrait is evident in these famous photography shots that we have compiled below.
The best photographers that we’ve chosen for list have taken their portraits around the world without the help of a studio environment. The portrait photography, in this case, seems even more honest and candid, compared to staged pictures, as some of these people might be photographed for the first time in their life. The subjects of these pictures are indigenous people of small tribes from all around the globe and represent a photography branch of travel portraits. This kind of portrait photography is usually done during a trip abroad, documenting the unprivileged and real life, often highlighting the inequalities and social issues.
Bored Panda has compiled the most interesting examples of such photography, by including the most famous photographers like Steve McCurry, Lee Jeffries, and Lisa Kristine into our list, who have been able to unveil the raw beauty of our fellow humans.
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