Why are we still fascinated by painted portraits in the age of mobile phone selfies? – ABC news | Ad On Picture

Although our daily lives are inundated with photographs, the painted portrait still plays an important role in telling stories about human experiences and characters, and in creating intimate connections between people. One of Australia’s richest portrait awards, the Lester Prize received 720 entries from across the country depicting Australians in myriad ways, from the abstract … Read more

Photographer finds the story in the picture – New Haven Independent | Ad On Picture

Photographer finds the story in the picture - New Haven Independent

Joy Bush loose screw. The caption photographer Joy Bush gives to the image —loose screw —suggest something about the sense of humor she hopes to instill in the viewer while viewing the piece. But it also provides direction in how to look at the picture. Finally, the first thing that pops out is the chair. … Read more