AAP Magazine Announced Its Winners For “Portrait Photography Contest” And Here Are 20 Of The Best

Published 3 weeks ago

AAP Magazine has just announced the winners of its big Portrait Photography Competition! Out of a ton of entries from around the world, these 25 awesome photographers have really nailed capturing their subjects in portraits.

Portrait photography is super powerful—it’s all about showing the real depth and diversity of human life. This year’s winning photos go beyond just faces; they tell incredible stories, show intense emotions, and capture moments that really hit you. The winning photos range from personal and candid shots to perfectly set-up studio portraits. Each one shows off a different style and technique, but they all celebrate the amazing beauty of people and what makes us who we are.

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#1 “Motherhood” From The Series “Bédik Country”

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Photo by Maïlys Derville.

#2 “Lucy In Teal” From The Series “Revisiting Beauty”

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Photo by Aline Smithson.

#3 “Raquel Brown” From The Series “Smelt”

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Photo by Rene Dissel.

#4 “Those Two Blue Eyes Light Your Face,” Finland From The Series “A Dog Day Afternoon”

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Photo by Manuel Besse.

#5 Northern Syria, Kobani Canton, May 2016: Portrait Of A Kurdish Fighter

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Photo by Maryam Ashrafi.

#6 “Reverie #4” From The Series “Reverie”

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Photo by Diego Fabro.

#7 “Fran” From The Series “Portrait Complexities: Dismantling The False Body Positivity Narrative”

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Photo by Allison Martinek.

#8 “Shibuya Crossing”

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Photo by Anna Biret.

#9 “I Am Starving!”

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Photo by Yukio Kumada.

#10 “Diana” From The Series “Stolen Spring”

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Photo by Alena Grom.

#11 “Miley”, Galway, Ireland 2023 From The Series “Mincéirs”

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Photo by Joseph-Philippe Bevillard.

#12 “Voukko” From The Series “People To Whom I Invited Myself”

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Photo by Martina Holmberg.

#13 “Anna”

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Photo by Eva Chupikova.

#14 District Of Vinh Linh, Vietnam: Phūng Thê Que, 31 Years Old, She Is A Patient With Down Syndrome, A Victim Of Agent Orange Pollution. Her Father, Phūng Thê Tram Fought For North Vietnam

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Photo by Erberto Zani.

#15 “Piercing Glance” From The Series “Eyes Of The City”

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Photo by Harry Williams.

#16 “Mary” From The Series “Miss Subways Reunion 2024”

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Photo by Prescott Lassman.

#17 Untitled From The Series “The Journey”

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Photo by Alex Lobo.

#18 “The Moose Tamer”

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Photo by Andreas Kanellopoulos.

#19 “Anonymous Women”

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Photo by Manuela Thames.

#20 “Soulful Bond” From The Series “People In Japan”

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Photo by Roberta Dall’Alba.

Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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