“A portrait is an image of a subject in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, even the mood of the subject. In photography a portrait is not a snapshot, but a composed image of a subject. A portrait often shows the subject looking directly at the painter or photographer, in order to most successfully engage the viewer.”
This gallery is wildlife portraits, all composed with the intent of capturing mood and personality, the subject’s engagement with the camera should be evident.
Click on any thumbnail to start the viewer.