Portrait photographs does not simply just capture someone face, but it also serves to convey the feeling and thinking of them. To get that, besides the professional photography skills, photographer also must be really sensitive to be able to catch the moment that will never come again. Here are the world top 9 leading portrait photographers and their works.
1. Lee Jeffries
Photographer Lee Jeffries is known for his collection of homeless people portraits. Both black and white or colored photographs are very beautiful and vidid.
2. Jimmy Nelson
The photos of the photographer Jimmy Nelson gave viewers adventure travel around the world. He had arrived in more than 16 countries and territories to capture the face of indigenous people.
3. Steve McCurry
Steve McCurry is best known for “Afghan Girl” photo that was shooting at a refugee camp in Peshawar, Pakistan. This photo once was selected as the cover photo for National Geographic magazine .
4. Eric Lafforgue
Photographer Eric Lafforgue known for the photographs of the mysterious country North Korean. Eric passionate about traveling, he has traveled a lot of places from South America to Africa. Every story he tells is always attractive and is full of authenticity for the viewer.
5. Manny Librodo
Manny is a photographer with excellent photoshop skills, this has brought to the Philippine photographer a huge number of fan who always curious about what his next works will look like.
6. Lisa Kristine
Lisa Kristine is a famous photographer advocates of human rights. She used her lens to capture harsh realities of life and share it with the world. Reportedly, Lisa has arrived more than 100 countries to portraits and collecting documents about indigenous cultures.
7. David Lazar
Photographer David Lazar from Brisbane, Australia is very passionate in traveling. He had made the trip around the world with an aim of recording the wonderful moments of people from different cultures.
8. Phil Borges
Photographer Phil Borges is known for the image of Tibetan immigrants.
9. Joel Santos
Portuguese photographer Joel Santos has two master’s degrees in two fields of economy and technology, but he rejected all to pursue his photography passion.