Elizabeth Sallee Bauer was a chef turned family photographer. While succeeding with her goal of capturing her kids’ personalities, she also managed to gain a hefty amount of Flickr followers along the way! Find out why in our latest feature story!
Today’s a day for all the dads out there. We’ve put together a gallery of our favorite fathers on Flickr and the photography that showcases what they’ve done for their families. Most of the men in this list are self-taught or have other passions for their photography, but have found a special place in their Flickr Photostream for their family and their children.
Little moments are the foundations of a lifetime. Childhood, with all its sense of wonder and fantasy, serves as the basis for who we become. For kids, it’s easy to imagine an empty box as a roller coaster, a pillow fort as a castle, and crayon art as a masterpiece.
Amanda Chapman was born on Christmas Day, but her favorite holiday has always been Halloween. When her husband, Greg, was diagnosed with cancer in 2012, she was devastated. She decided that for every day in October, she would take and share a portrait of herself made up as a different character from a movie or story she loved.
Maelia Rouch, an ebullient amateur photographer from Campana, Buenos Aires, Argentina found her home and community within the Flickr Family once she started interacting with multiple groups. Armed with nothing but a craft drawer and standard Nikon she has honed her skills by working with photographers from different countries, using bright colors and macro textures to make everyone’s day a little bit happier.
When Rafael Mantesso’s wife left him, he had nothing left but his dog, Jimmy, and an empty apartment. But when he started doodling on the floors and walls, and snapping photos of Jimmy alongside the sketches, he was unwittingly changing the course of their lives.
Learn how distance from friends and family, combined with the stress of being new parents, led Leon and Lilly Mackie to create an internet sensation with their empty moving boxes.
Today is Father’s Day in many countries around the world, and we want to celebrate the strength of paternal bonds with a selection of beautiful images. Check it out!
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.
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.
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.