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Photo gallery: William Coupon’s “Social Studies” works

Although best known for soulful celebrity portraits such as those that have appeared on 20 Time Magazine covers, William Coupon has long been photographing non-celebrities as part of an expansive, career-long personal project he’s dubbed “Social Studies.” These photographs feature a wide range of indigenous people as well as groups…

Photo gallery: Diaja’s conceptual portraits

Ceres Henry, known simply as Diaja, creates moving portraits featuring black men and black women adorned with face-painted flowers, which she applies herself. Often, they are posed with real flowers. This motif of chronicling the black experience using flora’s vivid colors juxtaposed with the subjects’ skin tones is a common…

Photo gallery: Richard Wood’s mystical images

RIchard Wood’s moody portrait images have won a slew of awards in his home country of New Zealand. His words on portrait making: “What separates a powerful portrait is emotion. A portrait is more than a snap of a subject. A portrait needs to show us who the subject is…

Photographer William Coupon’s facial obsession

This profile of world-famous portrait photog-rapher William Coupon could start with the bug story. Or maybe one of the better-known anecdotes involving some of the famous people he’s photographed over the past five decades. Like the time in 1985 when he asked Donald Trump to pose for a Manhattan, inc.…

How Diaja carved a path to conceptual photography success

Unfailing confidence Ceres Henry was walking with a friend in Harlem one day three years ago when they passed by the recently opened X Gallery. Henry, artistically known as Diaja, was then a fledgling photographer and told her friend, “Let me just pop in and see.” “The curator [Lisa DuBois]…

President’s message: Start today

PPA President Gregory Daniel ©Tim Kelly and Kyla Renee Paintings My wish for each of you is to live your best life in this amazing profession. I cannot think of another occupation that provides such a wonderful lifestyle while giving so much joy not only to your clients but to…

Steve Heroux: Be a success by believing in your worth

Change one thing and charge more money There are many talented photographers. What separates the photographers with high rates and good sales from those struggling to make ends meet? In many cases, it’s not the quality of the photography. And it may not be the actual sales tech-niques, either—at least…

Keep motivated for the long run

“I like to think of goals as dreams you have with deadlines attached.” It’s a pleasant image from Jonathan Robinson, a psychotherapist, author, and professional speaker who specializes in teaching people how to improve their focus, memory, and communication skills. Robinson, who appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” numerous times…

Anatomy of an image: Flower-themed child portrait

© Ceres Diaja Henry Flowers for Autumn Photographer: Ceres “Diaja” Henry Date: May 5, 2018 Location: Studio in Harlem, New York Subject: Autumn, Diaja’s 7-year-old niece Photographer’s note: “For some time, I had been promising Autumn I would paint and photograph her. One day she and her mom visited me…

Photographer Rus Khasanov creates liquid lettering

Remember the silver side of the CD? The way it shimmered with a rainbow of color when you tilted it back and forth in the light? That unexpected iridescence inspired Rus Khasanov to create his photo series “Marmalade Type.” He spotted a scratched CD of ’90s music lying on the…
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