From Paint-Splattered Photography to Smoking Portraits

By: Shelby Lee Walsh - Published: Jul 5, 2010   Updated: Jun 16 2011
The examples of up-close portraiture shown here range from shocking smoking children shoots to fierce makeup models and even to bizarre facial hair tentacle shoots.

Whatever the subject, portraits -- especially when up-close -- reveal a lot about a person and their past. If eyes are the window to the soul, cameras have the potential to at least be keyholes to the soul judging by these photographs

Implications - From doubled-up photography to personality-centric portraits, photography has grown to incorporate imagination as well as quality. By doing unique shoots, photographers inspire others with their pieces as well as offer a thought-provoking concept for others to consider when shooting models or subjects rather up-close and personal. Stats for 100 Examples of Up-Close Portraiture Trending: Older & Warm
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