Viewfinders, portrait of photographers


Viewfinders is an original video series profiling the best photographers working today. Launched by Zoom In Online photography on March 2 and sponsored by Adobe, it features photographers who are sometimes shocking and subversive, and always gutsy and innovative. Everyday a new photographer, every month a new focus. A very efficient and interesting series of interview footage.
The last video interview is of Shen Wei (previously interviewed by Partfaliaz about his fantastic series “almost naked”). Shen Wei’s intuitive and sensual approach to portraiture enables his subjects to show their vulnerabilities in both physical and emotional ways. In addition to having his photographs widely exhibited internationally, Shen was hailed as one of PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch in 2008 and had his work displayed in Times Square. Hear Shen discuss the deeply personal drives that fuel his work, including his most recent project, Almost Naked.

The theme of March was photo-journalism, featuring Erika Larsen, Gerald Holubowicz, Jennifer Altman, Katie Orlinsky, Yana Paskova, Keith Bedford…
In conjunction with the release of their latest episodes, they are currently accepting your portrait photography submissions for publication on Zoom In Online! Do you have a unique take on portraiture? Want to get your work out there? Submissions due April 20th. The Viewfinders Portrait Photography Contest is open to pros and hobbyists alike.

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