Color Work A photography project by José Nicolas

“A good photo, it’s a lot of luck, a little courage and a sense of composition” – José Nicolas

Following French photographer José Nicola’s black and white retrospective here is a collection of the artists most notorious color works.

Shot from the early 1980’s over a period of 15 years working as a photojournalist and war correspondant for the French Photo agency Sipa Press, Nicola’s work narrates some of the most powerful event of the 20th century. A collection of stunning images featuring major political and social events, from the Romanian Revolution of 1989 to the Rwandan genocide of 1994.

– Discover more of José’s work here

Monthly Photo Contest

Color film portrait photograph of a young woman by Michelle Marshall
© Michelle Marshall

2021 Portrait AWARD Deadline: 31 May 2021

"In a portrait, I’m looking for the silence in somebody."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Portrait photography has one of the oldest and most interesting histories that harkens back to the early days of the medium. Through portraits of iconic figures or ordinary people, we discover a deep interest in others.

Recent works or gems from your archives, classic or experimental, and through any kind of storytelling: we want to discover the most powerful and captivating images of today’s portrait photography. We are open to all interpretations and want to see faces that gaze right into the soul!


1st Prize: $1000 · 2nd Prize: $600 · 3rd Prize: $400

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