Conceptual Photography

Conceptual Portrait Photography by Rony Hernandes

Rony Hernandes is a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher and artist currently based in Curitiba, Brazil. Rony focuses on portraiture, he shoots amazing conceptual, nude, lifestyle and fine art portrait photography. More info: instagram / facebook / website

When Disney Princesses Meet The Real World Problems Like Drugs, Alcohol and Rape by Shannon Dermody

Shannon Dermody is a talented photographer from Hancock, NY who currenlty attends Antonelli Institute in Philadephia, PA with a major in photography. Shannon used her talend to capture unnamed photo series featuring Disney princesses dealing with drugs, alcohol, domestic violence, rape, suicide and all the darkest aspects of our reality. Her project reminds us that abuse and addiction can happen to anyone — even your childhood idols. The concept I created was to show awareness of problems that is going on in the world today. So I decided to use characters that are held in a very high manner to ... Read more

Conceptual Photography by Heather Evans Smith

[gallery link=”file” columns=”1″ size=”large” ids=”92597,92598,92599,92600,92601,92602,92603,92604,92605″] Heather Evans Smith is a talented photographer and artist currently based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She shoots a lot of fine art, conceptual and portrait photography. Heather’s work reflects her southern roots, motherhood, womanhood and a whimsical imagination she relied on as an only child in a rural town. “I want my photographs to tell stories. And I want stories that come from moments of life, like a still from an old movie. Movement and pain and the simple joys of being alive are frozen in time. Only a glance is needed to read the ... Read more

Stunning Conceptual Photography by Elena Zhukova

[gallery link=”file” columns=”1″ size=”large” ids=”91407,91408,91409,91410,91411,91412,91413,91414,91415″] Elena Zhukova is a superb talented photographer currently based in San Francisco, California. With background in both science and the visual arts, she shoots a lot of commercial, still life, portrait and though provoking photography. Her work balancing between real and surreal, Elena combines it with other modern technologies, such as digital 3D elements of design. Zhukova received her MFA in photography from Academy of Art University’s. Her client list includes University of California Office of the President, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSF, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, UC Medical Centers, Stanford University, Panavision, Monster Products, Academy ... Read more

Pre-Halloween Conceptual Photos by Christine McConnell

[gallery link=”file” columns=”1″ size=”large” ids=”90720,90721,90722,90723,90724,90725,90726,90727,90728″] Christine McConnell is a talented photographer and stylist based out of Los Angeles, California. Her life long fascination with aesthetics inspired her to cultivate many talents which ultimately led her to photography. She personally styles all models for her shoots as well as creates many of the clothes seen throughout this site. Her photo’s have been displayed in magazines, billboards and national advertising campaigns. Christine moonlights as a stylist at the renowned Cal Martini Color Group in Beverly Hills. She’s worked on celebrities for events and film and is able to replicate hair and makeup ... Read more

Conceptual Photography by Danny Alexander

[gallery link=”file” columns=”1″ size=”full” ids=”83957,83958,83959,83960,83961,83962,83963,83964,83965″] Danny Alexander is a portrait photographer living in the Kentuckiana area. Danny is currently in the midst of his year long project, ’52 Portrait Project,’ to create unique and personal portraits of a new subject every week.

Conceptual Photography by Adam Ekberg

[gallery link=”file” columns=”1″ size=”medium” ids=”82159,82160,82161,82162,82163,82164,82165,82166,82167″] Adam Ekberg is a talented photgorapher, who was born in Boston, Massachusetts and currently based in Flemington, New Jersey. He creates constructed still life photographs exploring ephemeral occurrences in calculated performances that intersect with photography’s documentary potential. Making such humble events happen is alchemy of sorts, the transformation of the mundane into the poignant. Within these constructed images, Ekberg repositions specific celebratory iconography to create minor spectacles. His process requires detailed and elaborate production outside the photographic frame so that what appears within the frame implies simplicity and straightforwardness. It is important to the artist ... Read more

Conceptual Photography by Rus Anson

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” size=”medium” ids=”81359,81360,81361,81362,81363,81364,81365,81366,81367″] Rus Anson is a talented photographer and artist, who was born and raised in Tossa de Mar, a small fishing village by the Mediterranean Sea, in Catalonia, Spain. Rus lived in Barcelona, New York, San Francisco and she currently based in Venice, L.A. She shoots a lot of fashion, lifestyle and commercial photography.

The Unseen by Lara Zankoul

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” ids=”72733,72735,72736,72737,72738,72739,72741,72743,72744,72745″] Born in Lebanon in 1987, Lara Zankoul graduated from the American University of Beirut with a Masters in Economics. Zankoul was born photographically in 2008. Driven by passion, she taught herself photography and started an enriching journey in the artistic field. During 2009, she completed her 365 project, a personal mission in which she committed on taking a picture every day in a row for a year. She has participated in several local and international collective exhibitions such as the ‘Women’s Art Exhibition’ in Art Lounge Lebanon in 2011 and the 3rd edition of the Festival ... Read more

Conceptual Photography by Federico Chiesa

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” ids=”69637,69639,69641,69643,69645,69647,69649,69651,69653,69654″] Federico Chiesa is a talented Italian photographer and retoucher based in Rome. He shoot a lot of advertising, street and fashion photography. Some of his clients : Mercedes , Universal , TBWA , Saatchi &Saatchi , DLV , JWT , Y&R , Boots, Bulgari , Giorgio Gucci , Vanity Fair , Grazia , GQ …

Conceptual Photography by Ilse Leenders

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” ids=”58289,58290,58291,58292,58293,58294,58295,58296,58297,58298,58299″] Ilse Leenders graduated her studies Photographic Design at The Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague, The Netherlands in 2001. His images display a live construction of an inner, wondrous world. The scenes are inspired by reality in relation to a specific subject of research e.g. life and work of Piet Mondrian, sketches by Hokusai, the Noh and Kabuki theater and daily life while at residence in Tokyo. After thorough research, observation and analysis the scene comes to mind. All its elements are relevant to the subject and carefully synthesized, creating a unique imagery. By ... Read more

Conceptual Photography by Michael Clinard

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” ids=”26977,26978,26979,26980,26981,26982,26983,26984,26985,26986,26987″] The son of an Ecuadorian mother and her Tennessee stud, Michael Clinard is a conceptual photographer from the era of 8-bit Nintendo and unsupervised bottle rocket wars. Working in an array of photographic styles, his approach is informed by degrees in art and art history and an interest in science, philosophy and theory. In his off moments, Michael enjoys the time he has with his wife and two year old daughter in a home they share outside Seattle.

Conceptual Photography by Kevin Twomey

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” ids=”17412,17413,17414,17415,17416,17417,17418,17419,17420,17421,17422,17423,17424,17425″] Kevin Twomey‘s first study of light came from studying theatrical lighting where he learned the ability to control light to set the mood and evoke emotion. He further developed his creative eye studying fine art at the State University of New York at New Paltz, receiving his BFA in photography. After spending a few years in NYC shooting commercially, he moved to San Francisco and opened up his own studio. He currently shoots commercially in the Bay Area while continually working on his personal projects on organic material. His organic series has contributed to supporting local ... Read more

Conceptual Photography by Jeff Sciortino

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” ids=”17379,17380,17381,17382,17383,17384,17385,17386,17387,17388,17389,17390,17391″] Jeff Sciortino lives to make great photographs. It’s his passion, and for more than 10 years, he’s done it for leaders like Abbott Laboratories and Zomba Records, Rolling Stone Magazine and Sony. He’s shot all over the world, capturing moments of life, photographing celebrities and athletes, executives and business people, and every day, average folks. Whether it’s President Barack Obama, Britney Spears or LeBron James, the chairman of the board or a mother with her child, getting them comfortable, finding that shot that expresses their essence and communicates powerfully to the viewer – this is what ... Read more

Conceptual Photography by Fraser Clements

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” size=”large” ids=”13411,13412,13413,13414,13415,13416,13417,13418,13419,13420″] Fraser Clements‘ sense of humour is evident in much of his work and he is especially adept at placing subjects in strange environments to create an unusual point of view or add a touch of quirky fun. He is currently one of the industry’s most sought-after creative photographers working across people, landscape and lifestyle photography shooting major campaigns for clients worldwide. His work has received numerous awards and has appeared in a number of international showcases, including Campaign Brief, Lurzer’s Archive and Communication Arts.

Conceptual Photography by Jessica Sladek

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” size=”large” ids=”8304,8305,8306,8307,8308,8309,8310,8311,8312,8313,8314,8315,8316,8317″] Jessica Sladek is a Chicago-based photographer specializing in conceptual and narrative-based portraiture. Sometimes literal, sometimes fantastical – her work tends to focus on the interplay between humans and the environment, and a correlating collective experience. Through highly-stylized and calculated scenes, Jess works to reveal the amorphous and sometimes hazy narrative that lies just beneath our everyday awareness.

Conceptual Photography by Dean West

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” size=”medium” ids=”7831,7832,7833,7834,7835,7836,7837,7838,7839″] Dean West is an Australian-born photographer. It was in his small town high school, a space housing one of the biggest darkrooms in Australia, that his career as a commercial photographer saw its spark. His ensuing education at the distinguished Queensland College of Art in Brisbane, ushered in what would become some of the major themes of a Dean West piece: conceptual art theory, and the juxtaposition of large-scale, moody composites and farm animals such as swans, chickens and rats. Only 1 year out of college, Dean saw his name featured on Saatchi & Saatch’s ... Read more

Conceptual Photography by Fredrik Broden

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” ids=”6061,6062,6063,6064,6065,6066,6067,6068,6069,6070,6071″] Highly European in style, Fredrik Broden’s work has its origins in Stockholm, Sweden, his native country. Since his emergence as a photographic artist in 1992, his work has been published in mediums from books to advertising campaigns and magazine publications to corporate brochures.

Conceptual Photography by Michael Mayo

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” size=”large” ids=”5761,5762,5763,5764,5765,5766,5767,5768,5769,5770,5771″] Sometimes you just need someone who understands your vision. Does it matter that it’s off the wall or inexplicable? Not to artist Michael Mayo. Your mother was right when she said, “Your creative genius should be displayed around the world for all to see. You will be famous, admired, and worshiped by your peers”. Michael understands moms and can make their predictions come true. His photography has wooed the likes of companies from Viking Range Corp. to The Mississippi Development Authority; with work ranging from kitchens to chickens…check out the man on the moon. Michael ... Read more

Conceptual Photography by Lisa Predko

[gallery columns=”1″ link=”file” ids=”5557,5558,5559,5560,5561,5562,5563,5564,5565″] Lisa Predko is a Chicago-based photographer who grew up with a fondness for purple shag, muscle cars, and all things Bettie Page. And while these retro influences don’t define her photography, they have given her a keen eye for the vibrancy, individuality, and style so essential in creating images that evoke emotion. Editorial or commercial, Lisa has an unassuming charm that immediately puts her subjects at ease. And if that doesn’t work she plies them with her famous chocolate chip cookies.