11 Jaw-Dropping Examples of Portrait Photography – ART + marketing

When you think of what makes a portrait visually impactful, what comes to mind?

For me, I’d have to say it’s how the shot is framed.

I know that might sound like an unusual answer to my own question, but hear me out…

When I hear the word “portrait,” I immediately think of the Afghan Girl picture by Steve McCurry all those years ago.

Do you remember that shot?

It’s gorgeous in more ways than one, but I especially remember how the photo was close-up, but not so close that it felt restrictive.

But that’s just me!

There are plenty of other elements that can make or break a portrait. Let’s take a look at 11 examples of how photographers can create portraits that make your jaw hit the floor.