28 Diverse Images That Showcase People Photography


People have a diverse range of emotions, styles, and looks and capturing that with a camera is the photographer’s job. From posed studio portraits, to street photography or candid shots, getting the character and essence of a person in an image is the goal. Let’s see how these photographers did with people photography:

United Nations Photo

By United Nations Photo

Darlene Hildebrandt

By Darlene Hildebrandt

Jim O'Connell

By Jim O’Connell

Darlene Hildebrandt

By Darlene Hildebrandt


By Shahab

Tyrone Daryl

By Tyrone Daryl

Fouquier ?

By Fouquier ?

Sebastian Rieger

By Sebastian Rieger

Khánh Hmoong

By Khánh Hmoong

Christopher Michel

By Christopher Michel

Astrid Westvang

By astrid westvang

David Stanley

By David Stanley

Eric Montfort

By Eric Montfort

Chryssa Kotsanidou

By Chryssa Kotsanidou


By T W I N K A


By enki22

Tilman Haerdle

By Tilman Haerdle

Elena Penkova

By Elena Penkova

Monique Prater

By Monique Prater

Ivan Constantin

By Ivan Constantin

Michael Salvato

By Michael Salvato

Kannan Muthuraman

By Kannan Muthuraman

Hernán Piñera

By Hernán Piñera

Meena Kadri

By Meena Kadri

Rod Waddington

By Rod Waddington

Rod Waddington

By Rod Waddington

Meena Kadri

By Meena Kadri

Umberto De Peppo Cocco

By Umberto De Peppo Cocco

People photography week

This week on dPS we’re featuring articles all about different kinds of people photography including portrait, event and travel photography. See all the previous ones below, and watch for more people photography articles over the next few days.

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Darlene Hildebrandt

is the Managing Editor of dPS. She is also an educator who teaches aspiring amateurs and hobbyists how to improve their skills through articles, online photography classes, and travel tours. Get her free ebook 10 Photography Challenges to help you take better pictures or join a photo tour to some exotic places.

  • Lynne

    What an amazing collection of photographs. Each face tells a story and makes me want to know more about their lives.

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