LIKE
Good article? Vote
+1 point
5 votes
Loading...

50 Most Famous Portait Photographs You Must See

I think portrait photography is one of the most difficult genres to master. We have gathered a collection of the most famous portait photographs that will leave you inspired. Most of them were featured on the covers of magazines like Time and New York Magazine. Check them out below.

1. Afghan Girl, 1984 (photo by Steve McCurry)

Afghan Girl, 1984 photo by Steve McCurry)

2. Nelson Mandela, 1990 (photo by Annie Leibovitz)

Nelson Mandela, 1990 (photo by Annie Leibovitz)

3. Before They Pass Away (photo by Jimmy Nelson)

Before They Pass Away (photo by Jimmy Nelson)

4. Al Pacino, 1995 (photo by Irving Penn)

Al Pacino, 1995 (photo by Irving Penn)

5. Ezra Pound, 1958 (photo by Richard Avedon)

Ezra Pound, 1958 (photo by Richard Avedon)

6. The Girl with the Green Eyes (photo by David Lazar)

The Girl with the Green Eyes (photo by David Lazar)

7. Ernest Hemingway, 1957 (photo by Yousuf Karsh)

Ernest Hemingway, 1957 (photo by Yousuf Karsh)

8. Dennis Hopper, 1976 (photo by Mary-Ellen Mark)

Dennis Hopper, 1976 (photo by Mary-Ellen Mark)

9. Kate Moss (photo by Mario Testino)

Kate Moss (photo by Mario Testino)

10. Mick Jagger, 1992 (photo by Albert Watson)

Mick Jagger, Los Angeles, 1992 (photo by Albert Watson)

11. Kurt Cobain, 1994 (photo by Mark Seliger)

This portrait was taken 2 months before Kurt Cobain passed away.

Kurt Cobain, 1994 (photo by Mark Seliger)

12. Salvador Dali (photo by Philippe Halsman)

Salvador Dali (photo by Philippe Halsman)

13. Migrant Mother, 1936 (photo by Dorothea Lange)

Migrant Mother, 1936 (photo by Dorothea Lange)

14. Cracked Glass with Boy, Colorado (photo by Elliott Erwitt)

Cracked Glass with Boy, Colorado (photo by Elliott Erwitt)

15. Young Farmers, 1914 (photo by August Sander)

Young Farmers 1914 (photo by August Sander)

16. Identical Twins, Roselle, New Jersey, 1967 (photo by Diane Arbus)

Identical Twins, Roselle, New Jersey, 1967 (photo by Diane Arbus)

17. Leonardo DiCaprio (photo by Greg Gorman)

Leonardo DiCaprio (photo by Greg Gorman)

18. Henry Rollins (photo by Anton Corbijn)

Henry Rollins (photo by Anton Corbijn)

19. Homeless Irishman (photo by Don McCullin)

Homeless Irishman (photo by Don McCullin)

20. Jack Nicholson (photo by Martin Schoeller)

Jack Nicholson (photo by Martin Schoeller)

21. At Geel, near Nietverdiend, Marico Bushveld, Transvaal, 1964 (photo by David Goldblatt)

At Geel, near Nietverdiend, Marico Bushveld, Transvaal, 1964 (photo by David Goldblatt)

22. Muammar Gaddafi (photo by Platon)

Gaddafi (photo by Platon)

23. Steve Jobs (photo by Marco Grob)

Steve Jobs (photo by Marco Grob)

24. Nelson Mandela (photo by Jürgen Schadeberg)

Nelson Mandela (photo by Jurgen Schadeberg)

25. Sir A. J. Ayer, London, 1988 (photo by Steve Pyke)

Sir Aj Ayer, London, 1988 (photo by Steve Pyke)

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar
wpDiscuz

You may also like...

Geralt Nowak

There will be something about me. I'm too lazy now.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. More information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

More info: Privacy & Cookies

Close this window

Read more:
Body Motions Revealed With LEDs In Long Exposure Photography

Stephen Orlando took his camera and put programmable strips of...

Close