Paolo Troilo

 photo 0102011_zpsb993b793.jpg  photo home-4-stagioni_zpse15f092f.jpg Paolo Troilo was born in Taranto in 1972 to Antonio and Lucia Troilo. Lives and works in Milan. From 1997 to 2009 worked as an advertising creative at Saatchi & Saatchi, and as Creative Director at Arnold Worldwide. He won the most prestigious international awards in the industry, and in 2007 was Stephen Schwartz wins as the best italian creative with Alessandro Sabini. Self-taught, drawing in pencil by the age of 4 years, every day of his life. In April 2005 he Began to paint, and as the end of a long, unconscious preparation for a change, he starts painting with his fingers. He dips his fingertips into jars of acrylic, black and ivory, and spreads the color Abandoning the "tools of the art". In Palermo, on April 21th of 2010, thanks to Brio, Becomes the father of Antonio.  photo 0062011_zpse6473514.jpg  photo 0052011_zps4730d20b.jpg

Arianna Palazzi

 photo tumblr_mf91yrDK8q1ro74x3o1_500_zpsed972aa2.jpg  photo tumblr_mf91yrDK8q1ro74x3o3_500_zps6e7d2d56.jpg Arianna Palazzi is certainly an artist to keep your eye on in the coming years. Check her out here.  photo tumblr_mf91yrDK8q1ro74x3o4_500_zps01992da9.jpg  photo tumblr_mf91yrDK8q1ro74x3o2_500_zps716f0508.jpg

Mark Story

 photo 05-600-centenarian_zpsbeeb200b.jpg  photo 33-600-centenarian_zps9a90708d.jpg  photo 30-600-centenarian_zps381e171a.jpg Mark Story's Living in Three Centuries : The Face of Age series is an exhibition of black and white portrait photographs and stories of centenarians, supercentenarians, and people worn beyond their years.  photo 84-600-centenarian_zpse380769a.jpg  photo 72-600-centenarian_zpsfdaa0810.jpg  photo 86-600-centenarian_zps9f640ef9.jpg

From The Ground Up by Sherif Elhage

 photo 9_905_zps424aa1f3.jpg  photo 12_905_zpse828f18d.jpg  photo 10_905_zpsfbd50cd9.jpg Check out the portfolio of Sherif Elhage , a talented photographer based in France. His influences include Otto Steinert, Edward Weston and Harry Callahan.  photo 16_905_zps0c0faf04.jpg  photo 3_905_zps60b72dee.jpg

Sanne de Wilde

 photo 5_zps4e955517.jpg  photo 4-1_zps88cdaf7c.jpg  photo 3-1_zpse00bd7a5.jpg How my love for portrait photography grows each time I see images as such. Click the link to view more from Belgian artist Sanne de Wilde.  photo 2-2_zps01b3be48.jpg  photo 1-4_zpsc3bd7956.jpg

Cosmic Surgery by Alma Haser

 photo AlmaHaser_Cassie_zps3b915371.jpg  photo AlmaHaser_Katie_zps9a3c139d.jpg  photo AlmaHaser_Felix_zps714ac169.jpg  photo AlmaHaser_Alexandra_zpse4c534bf.jpg Alma Haser graduated in 2010, completing her BA (Hons) in Photography in Art Practice at Nottingham Trent University. Bilingual in English and German, she comes from a family steeped in arts and the creative industries, both in the UK and in Europe. Aged 13, she accompanied her mother and younger brother on a round-the-world trip, culminating in a six-month stay on the Cook Islands in the South Pacific. Travel continues to be one of her great passions. After exploring with self-portraiture, and then moving to London Alma started to create a strong body of portraits which have got her a lot of recognition. Chosen by the British Journal of Photography as one of the four best graduates of 2010, her work has featured in 10 exhibitions internationally. Her Cosmic Surgery series received third place peoples choice award at the Foto8 Summer Show 2012 and most recently 'The Ventriloquist,' a portrait of two friends, was shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize shown at the National Portrait Gallery in London.  photo AlmaHaser_LillyandAnastasia_zpse3092e69.jpg  photo AlmaHaser_Lottie_zps26062196.jpg  photo AlmaHaser_TillyandJohnny_zpsab1e79fd.jpg

Jon Shireman

 photo image1-7_zps55339626.png  photo image5-3_zps5bb1a980.png  photo image2-7_zpsb9cf6b9c.png Amazing portfolio from talented New York-based fine art photographer Jon Shireman. Go ahead and visit his site if you wish to see more.  photo image3-6_zps34cf7855.png  photo image-8_zpse33811fe.png

Bruno Dayan

 photo fas2_04_zpse504f652.jpg  photo fas2_01_zpsde3eb4b1.jpg Check out the creative portfolio of Bruno Dayan, a talented photographer based in Paris. Lots to see.  photo fas2_02_zps33aaab73.jpg  photo fas2_03_zpsb463d9cd.jpg

Nail Art by Alice Bartlett

 photo 7183226508_51f118dd53_b_zpsd3b27596.jpg  photo 7183224914_54ec319cb4_b_zpsf9503435.jpg  photo 7183223868_7a26ab9aaa_b_zps6049584a.jpg Alice Bartlett created these truly unique nail dioramas. She cut some pieces of green flocking to fit over her fingernails where she staged and photographed this collection.  photo 7183227238_847a27c2d0_b_zpsee4c7f24.jpg  photo 7183232268_9cc74c3ebd_b_zpsa0fe1091.jpg

Gustavo Boroni

 photo C360_2013-02-21-12-16-22_wm_zpsb06d93bb.png  photo C360_2013-02-21-12-17-31_wm_zps459e8fee.png Brazilian fashion photographer Gustavo Boroni sent us some pretty amazing self portraits. You should check out his website for more goodness.  photo C360_2013-02-21-12-17-48_wm_zps6727ed5c.png