Vicki-Lea Boulter delights uses her photography to delight children and bring their dreams to life. Her unique approach and simple technique is unencumbered by the strictures of traditional portraiture. Learn more about her work in this episode of The Weekly Flickr.
Andy Davidhazy hiked the 2600+ mile Pacific Crest Trail to challenge himself to a let go of his need to control everything. He also snapped a selfie at every milemarker, making a timelapse video that would affect millions of people.
The Black Heroines Project began as a way to help Marc Bushelle’s 5-year-old daughter Lily learn about African-American women whose strength and courage have made a difference in the world. His photos featuring Lily beside photos of iconic women have gone viral and have led to a number of fascinating surprises.
Richard Renaldi believes we are all connected. The New York City fine art photographer is the man behind “Touching Strangers,” the wildly popular photo series that explores human connection through intimate portraits of people who have never met.
“My perception of ballerinas, as a feminist, was that they were starving themselves for their job, that they were doing what they did for a man that was telling them what to do, that they didn’t want to grow up,” says Lucy Gray. “But,” she adds, “as a photographer, your job is to hunt down your prejudices and get rid of them.”
Sam Spratt’s illustrations will make you look twice. The New York-based artist creates unbelievable digital portraits of celebrities, icons, and figures.
Photography had always been a hobby for Kirsty, but after her mother’s cancer diagnosis, the camera became her confidant. She turned it inward on herself, and it became a visual diary where she recorded all the emotions she couldn’t express in words.
As a photographer specializing in photographing people and their pets, Norah Levine has met many people who have a deep connection to their animals. But once she began photographing the homeless and their pets, she realized how much of a lifeline animals can truly be.
John Wilhelm features intricate compositions of wacky scenarios in his photos — everything from riding on the back of a rabbit through the snow to battling an octopus during bath time.
Jason Travis is the artist behind “Persona,” a long-running photo series that features a portrait of an individual alongside a tabletop view of the contents of that person’s bag, neatly organized. Watch The Weekly Flickr to learn more about this fascinating project.
For Kari Greer, working means jumping in the midst of a burning wildfire to take photos of the men and women who fight them. “When I’m in the midst of the heat and the smoke, it’s just a sensation of complete awe.”