The 13 Best Portrait Photography Portfolio Examples of 2021

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.

June 23, 2021

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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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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Andrea Buritica

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Andrea Buritica (aka Burikitak) is a Colombian-American film and digital photographer based in Weehawken, NJ. She specializes in portrait and music photography and strives to make her art align with her values by creating images that promote inclusivity. Her work focuses on rethinking the beauty standards and stereotypes usually imposed on Latina women, showcasing women of different shapes, races and backgrounds within the Latina community and exploring the differences that exist between us.

https://burikitak.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.

https://goodwolfstudio.format.com
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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