animal portraits

Embroiderer Reveals Amazing Growth as an Artist in Then & Now Photos

Embroiderer Reveals Amazing Growth as an Artist in Then & Now Photos

Learning a new skill can be daunting, but embroidery artist Michelle Staub (of Stitching Sabbatical) is proof that practice makes perfect. She recently shared a stitched portrait of her cat Purrl that
Split Symmetrical Animal Tattoos Are Amazingly Inked on Separate Limbs

Split Symmetrical Animal Tattoos Are Amazingly Inked on Separate Limbs

Berlin-based tattoo artist Valentin Hirsch strikes the perfect balance between the chaos of nature and the structure of geometry in his symmetrical tattoos. Meticulously rendered dot by dot in black
Larger-Than-Life Paintings Capture the Majestic Beauty of Wildlife We Need to Protect

Larger-Than-Life Paintings Capture the Majestic Beauty of Wildlife We Need to Protect

Ever since he was a child, Canadian artist Nick Sider has had a fascination with tigers. He pays homage to the majestic big cat and other wild animals with his incredible, hyperrealistic paintings
Interview: Man Spends His Life Documenting Every Animal Species in the World

Interview: Man Spends His Life Documenting Every Animal Species in the World

In collaboration with National Geographic, wildlife photographer Joel Sartore has spent the last 25 years capturing our planet’s biodiversity. Aiming to inspire people to help save endangered species,
Beautiful Portraits Pair Redheads with Their Matching Animals

Beautiful Portraits Pair Redheads with Their Matching Animals

In her whimsical body of work, photographer Alexandra Bochkareva explores the eye-catching beauty of red hair. To accentuate the splendid color of her subjects’ locks, she often pairs her redheaded
Simple Portraits Reveal the Unique Personalities of the Animal Kingdom

Simple Portraits Reveal the Unique Personalities of the Animal Kingdom

Photographer Randal Ford believes that every animal has a story to tell. This compassionate perspective is at the core of his ongoing Animal Portrait Collection, a striking series that explores his
Best of 2018: Top 36 Photographs From Around the World

Best of 2018: Top 36 Photographs From Around the World

As the year comes to a close, it’s only natural to want to take a look back at the incredible moments we’ve experience in the past twelve months. As a society, we’ve shared experiences through the
Interview: Animal Portraits Poetically Illustrate the “Interconnected Diversity of Life”

Interview: Animal Portraits Poetically Illustrate the “Interconnected Diversity of Life”

Photographer Brad Wilson captures expressive wildlife portraits inspired by the “instinct, intuition, and present moment awareness” that animals possess. In his ongoing series, titled Affinity, Wilson
Stunning Highly Commended Photos of the 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest

Stunning Highly Commended Photos of the 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest

Now in its 54th year, Natural History Museum has just revealed a selection of spectacular, highly commended photos from the 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest. More than 45,000 entries
Interview: Nature Photographer Humanizes Wild Animals in Strikingly Dramatic Portraits

Interview: Nature Photographer Humanizes Wild Animals in Strikingly Dramatic Portraits

With an emphasis on showcasing the “brilliance, beauty, and fragility of the natural world,” British photographer George Wheelhouse specializes in striking depictions of wildlife. In his twin series,
Photographer Captures the Perfect Imperfections of Resilient Dogs

Photographer Captures the Perfect Imperfections of Resilient Dogs

Award-winning animal photographer Alex Cearns (founder of Houndstooth studio) takes portraits of dogs around the world and shares their stories. Some are rescues, and the focus is on their pre- and
Interview: How One Artist Draws Millions of Dots to Create Amazingly Realistic Portraits

Interview: How One Artist Draws Millions of Dots to Create Amazingly Realistic Portraits

Artist extraordinaire David Bayo has an all-embracing approach to his craft. Putting a spin on conventional drawing and painting techniques, the French creative produces a range of work, including
Photographer Captures Brilliant Bird Portraits to Help Save Endangered Species

Photographer Captures Brilliant Bird Portraits to Help Save Endangered Species

National Geographic photographer, speaker, author, and conservationist Joel Sartore is the founder of the Photo Ark, an inspiring project that aims to raise awareness about endangered animals.