Laerke Posselt, Denmark, for Politiken Alex Majoli

"Danish and Iranian Culture", Laerke Posselt. World Press Photo Portraits - prize singles. Actress Mellica Mehraban, who was born in Iran but grew up in Denmark, played a lead role in the Iranian spy thriller ‘Fox Hunting’.

World Press Photo of the Year: 1994 James Nachtwey, USA, Magnum Photos for Time. Rwanda, June 1994. Hutu man mutilated by the Hutu ‘Interahamwe’ militia, who suspected him of sympathizing with the Tutsi rebels.

Man mutilated Rwanda World Press Photo of the Year: 1994 James Nachtwey, USA, Magnum Photos for Time. Rwanda, June Hutu man mutilated by the Hutu ‘Interahamwe’ militia, who suspected him of sympathizing with the Tutsi rebels.

You need a light!

A close up portrait of a coal miner in Omar, West Virginia, by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic in Photography - Black & White

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The Chin ethnic minority group in Myanmar would give their daughters elaborate facial tattoos to ward off attacks from neighboring princes who would often try to kidnap girls to be concubines. The women in picture was one of the last to receive the groups

Photographer Lee Jeffries has shown that it’s possible by taking very expressive portraits of people. But not just any kind of people; all of his models are homeless men, women and children that he has met in Europe and the United States.

She so beautiful.and she's homeless. This is so wrong. I wonder what happened in her life that lead her to be in this situation. I wish that I could help! 25 Incredibly Detailed Black And White Portraits of the Homeless by Lee Jeffries

eye, 2011. Daria Owerko

I like this portrait because, first of all, it uses the Rule of Thirds by places the eye near the intersection. Also, it focuses specifically on certain features of the face: eyes and freckles. The hood and hair in eyes brings mystery also.

Alek Wek / laughing - I think she is so flawless, and the happiness in her soul always seems to come through in her photos.

Alek Wek / laughing - I think she is so flawless, and the happiness in her soul always seems to come through in her photos. Explore this site and learn how to get the perfect white smile in 2 week

"Afghan Girl" portrait by Steve McCurry which was featured on the cover of the National Geographic in June 1985.

The $6.5m canyon: it's the most expensive photograph ever – but it's like a hackneyed poster in a posh hotel

Afghan Girl “Green Eyes” project, by National Geographic can be found here. Date: Photographer: Steve McCurry, National Geographic.

Faces of the World

For Beautiful Eyes...

This could be a "tattoo inspiration" I love the beauty of the youthful life in her eye compared to the age of her hand. But I'm strange like that.

Face, old man, expressive, intense eyes, powerful, lines of life, wrinckles, a face that have lived with many stories to tell, portrait, photo b/w.

Face, old man, expressive, intense eyes, powerful, lines of life, wrinckles, a face that have lived with many stories to tell, portrait, photo b/w.

Alex Majoli

"Danish and Iranian Culture", Laerke Posselt. World Press Photo Portraits - prize singles. Actress Mellica Mehraban, who was born in Iran but grew up in Denmark, played a lead role in the Iranian spy thriller ‘Fox Hunting’.

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