The 28 Best Portrait Photography Portfolio Examples of 2022

From cozy family scenes to energetic street portraits, there’s a lot to be inspired by in our roundup of 23 incredible portrait photography portfolio examples.

February 8, 2022

Whether you already have a portrait photography website or are building one from scratch, it’s always a good idea to look at other inspiring portfolios to get ideas for your own. A few times a year, you can review your site and see if any of the content or design needs to be refreshed. We’ve done the hard part for you by collecting 23 gorgeous portrait photography portfolio examples that you can click through for inspiration. They cover a wide range of industries and styles, so you’re sure to find a portrait photography portfolio here that gives you some fresh ideas for how you can design your own.

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desktop browser window frameNicklaus Walter
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Nicklaus Walter

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Nicklaus has been obsessed with photography since he was 16 years old. At the time, his main interest was capturing photos of his friends skateboarding in his hometown. Nicklaus's work has been licensed by some of the world's biggest brands including Apple, Conde Nast, Facebook, Amazon, Spotify, American Express, AT&T, Cosmopolitan, Walmart, Allergan, Booking.com, Invesco, Healthline, John Hancock, Whattoexpect.com, and Bauer Media.

https://nicklaus-walter-zucc.format.com
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Mihkel Ernits

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Mihkel Ernits is a freelance photographer /director/ performing artist from Estonia. Last 3 years he was working as lighting operations manager at Big Sky Studios in London. He's shooting mainly portraits and documentary projects.

https://mihkel.format.com
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Noemie Marguerite

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Noemie is a Brooklyn-based photographer whose work is a form of storytelling through the language of colors. Her wide-ranging portrait photography website includes portraiture, environmental photography, event photography, color grading, and videography services. She has worked with top brands such as Nike and Spotify and has been featured in the pages of Vogue.

https://noemie-tshinanga.format.com
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Kyle Dorosz

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Kyle Dorosz is a New York City based photographer. Born and raised in the great state of Maryland. When he's not shooting, he enjoys road trips, spicy margaritas, and is always on the lookout for his next denim jacket.

https://kyledorosz.format.com
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Kyna Uwaeme

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Kyna Uwaeme began photography as a way to find her voice in this world. Now she is a direct voice for her community. Kyna likes to focus on topics relating to identity, music, culture and women's issues.

https://kynauwaeme.format.com
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NEIL BEDFORD

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Neil Bedford is a photographer based in London working mostly on commercial, editorial and personal projects, with a boldly established style. His client include Apple, Adidas, Burberry, Lululemon, Rapha and more.

https://neilbedford.format.com
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Vera Bitterer

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Vera Landmann (née Bitterer) was born in 1993 in Frankfurt am Main and then spent her early childhood in Los Gatos, California. Today, based in Berlin, Vera is working as a photographer in the fields of portrait, still life and travel documentary. She enjoys mostly shooting on film but is equally technically adept in digital as well as studio lighting.

https://veralandmann.format.com
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Oliver Mayhall

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Oliver is a London based photographer and documentary filmmaker. He studied MA Documentary Filmmaking at Goldsmiths before deciding to turn his attention to Photography.

https://oliver-mayhall.format.com
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Raina Vlaskovska

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Raina Vlaskovska is a Bergen based photographer specialized in historical photographic processes. She holds a BA in photography from the Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria and an MFA from Bergen Academy of Art and Design. Raina has solo exhibitions in Sofia, Plovdiv, Bratislava, Bergen and Oslo. Since 2007 her works have been shown in multiple group shows some of which have been held in Musee de l'Elysee in Lausanne, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco,

https://rainavlaskovska.format.com
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Charlotte Rainville

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Charlotte Rainville, also known as "jailli," views the experimentation with the mixture of photography, art therapy, and psychology as her life’s purpose. Her creative process aims to focus on storytelling portraiture, making people feel good about themselves and challenging her depicting and understanding of others' selfhoods as well as her own. For 4 years now, she's worked on this by capturing visual simplicity, listening to others' stories, and having a cinematic photojournalistic approach.

https://jailli.format.com
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Anne Freitag

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Anne’s portraits reflect an intuitive sense of trust. With a great understanding of natural light, she responds with sensitivity and emotional openness to the scenes in front of her lens, letting her photographs transmit the bond she creates with those she captures. Whether she’s working on an intimate portrait session or a commercial shoot surrounded by a team, there is an authenticity to her visual response to people, situations and moments.

https://anne-hfty.format.com
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Cheril Sanchez

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Cheril Sanchez is a Dominican and Bronx-raised photographer and creative director working in digital and film formats. She's inspired by women and driven by developing personal connections with her subjects. Her signature style is characterized by gentle and vibrant touches coupled with timeless energy.

https://cherilsanchez.format.com
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Rhiannon Buckle

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Rhiannon Buckle is a professional studio photographer based in Bristol, UK specialized in pet photography. Furry, scaly and everything in between he captures the unique personalities of animals. He works with a range of editorial lighting and portrait styles that portray their character in the best light.

https://rhiannon-buckle.format.com
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N8 DeVivo

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Nathaniel (N8) DeVivo is a visual artist working primarily in photography and text based out of Lincoln Nebraska. Recently graduating from the San Francisco Art Institute Nathaniel has participated in numerous group shows, curated exhibitions, and has been included in publications such as ID, Juxtapoz, and Foglifter. Their work focuses on their evolving relation to Blackness, Queerness, and spirituality and is seen by the artist as a “means of becoming.”

https://nykelle-devivo.format.com
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Keziah Quarcoo

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Keziah is a photographer and filmmaker with a passion for empowering people through visibility and sharing honest stories. She started exploring these themes around 2010 within her earlier photo projects, centric around skin conditions, creating The Epidermavision project - a series of images that educates the audience and celebrates the participants.

https://keziah-quarcoo.format.com
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Nick Hagen

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Nick Hagen is a Detroit-based photographer interested in digging into everyday situations and coming out with compelling stories. He loves to visually showcase the world in the most objective and truthful way possible, while retaining a tinge of optimism and humor.

https://nick-hagen.format.com
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Shawn Michael Jones

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Shawn Michael Jones is a still life and portrait photographer. He works and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

https://shawnmichaeljones.format.com
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Ola Ajani

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Ola is a Surrey, UK based photographer who specialises in film/medium format photography. She has started off with test shoots for London modelling agencies and had since developed a love for film photography and continues to explore this medium.

https://ajaniartist.format.com
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Urša Premik

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Urša Premik is a fashion and commerical photographer, living in Slovenia. While her photographs were exhibited on many group and solo exhibitions, her work is also published in various publications and magazines. Her work is mostly focused on people because they are her main source of artistic inspiration. When photographing them, her aim is to extract each of their individual energies, which can be seen through out her artistic opus.

https://ursapremik.format.com
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Csongor Bozó

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Bozó was born in Pécs, Hungary and now based in Budapest. He has been a salon and editorial hairdresser since a young age, meanwhile began practicing photograpy and capturing his friends, clients and everyday environment. His work mostly focusing on unique beauty and naturality.

https://csongorbozo.format.com
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Ashley Pooler

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Ashley's work is primarily of friends with bold colors. She likes having them together with backdrops and scenery that match their wardrobe or personalities. She's been blessed to have friends that allow her to photograph them, share their ideas and input.

https://ashleypooler.format.com
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ALYSSE GAFKJEN

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Alysse is a music portrait and reportage photographer based in Nashville and San Antonio. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Columbus College of Art and Design.

http://alyssegafkjen.format.com
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Amani Yasmin

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Amani Yasmin is a Jamaican-Canadian artist and creative director who specializes in commercial/editorial photography and screenwriting based in Toronto Canada. Yasmin started her practice in 2016 and continues to make a change with her experimental works and influential ideas in the industry. Amani’s work has appeared online for Vogue Italia and in a range of other fashion publications.

https://amaniyasmin.format.com
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Sean Bartley

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Sean B is a visual storyteller who innovates in ways to make his dreams a reality. Sean B is the creator and director of ‘Connect The Series’, a nominated hit web series about four friends balancing life and their entrepreneurial goals. Sean B has produced short films and continually captivates stunning images and social commercials for celebrities and brands.

https://seanb.format.com
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Robin Detilleux

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Simplicity and elegance are the souls of Robin’s work. He is always looking for emotions in his pictures: they are the fuel that helps him express himself, and inspire him to take his photography to the next level. His main goal is to elevate all of his subjects to the level they deserve.

https://robin-detilleux.format.com
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Hannah Zoe Davison

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Hannah Zoe Davison is a Toronto-based photographer. She is passionate about exploring the world and connecting authentically with her fellow creatures! Photography has been an invaluable tool on this journey. Hannah started photographing dogs in-studio in late 2018. Living in the Trinity Bellwoods neighborhood of downtown Toronto, she had been noticing beautiful dogs everywhere. As a portrait photographer, she had a sudden creative desire to see these dogs lit up on brightly colored backdrops.

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Marcus Steinmeyer

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Marcus is a portrait photographer based in São Paulo, Brazil. His portrait photography website features a wide range of subjects ranging from corporate photography and travel photography to fashion portraits.

https://msfolio.format.com
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Ussi'n Yala

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Ussin is a Paris-based photographer born and raised in Gabon where he started doing street photography and portraits of people in their everyday lives. Today, his portrait photography portfolio work is mainly focused on fashion and portraits through which he explores gender identities. Lens defocusing and light are his primary tools for creating his painterly scenes. He aims to achieve as much of the effect as possible in-camera, with minimal post-editing.

https://ussinyala.format.com

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