50 Beautiful Portraits to get you Inspired

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This list of beautiful portraits will give inspiration and ideas for your portrait shots.

Whether you are taking beautiful portrait photos of friends and family, of your girlfriend or boyfriend, of your kids, on the street or while you’re traveling, beautiful portrait photography creates memories of people that will last forever.

If you are looking for some tips on how to take better portrait photos, take a look at my article: Best Tips for Portrait Photography

In this curated list of portrait photos from 500px, you will find different subjects and styles of portraitures. This way you can grasp different interpretations of the portrait photography style from different artists.

I love portrait photography and I hope you will like this curated list of beautiful portraits!

Beautiful Portraits: Models

What goes into capturing beautiful models? Here are some stunning portrait shots with bokeh effects and different lighting.

Preparation is key in portrait photography.

Claire by Lods Franck on 500px.com

Marlen by Martin Kühn on 500px.com

Leana by Lods Franck on 500px.com

Lea by Lods Franck on 500px.com

The Voyage by Alessandro Di Cicco on 500px.com

Winter wonders. by Mike Martfolio on 500px.com

Sweet Sunset by Alessandro Di Cicco on 500px.com

Autumn portrait 4 by Ann Nevreva on 500px.com

Victoria by Sean Archer on 500px.com

Julia by Ivan Proskurin on 500px.com

Backlight. by Florian Pascual on 500px.com

Marion. by Florian Pascual on 500px.com

Daunted. by Florian Pascual on 500px.com

Beautiful Portraits: Children

Artistic representation of children is never easy. But these photographers delivered some sensational portraitures of youngsters of different ages.

--- by Sergey  Piltnik (Пилтник) on 500px.com

Missed something by Kosal raman on 500px.com

Classic Art by Sergey  Piltnik (Пилтник) on 500px.com

Anna by Sergey  Piltnik (Пилтник) on 500px.com

I just want to leave by Sergey  Piltnik (Пилтник) on 500px.com

Middle Child by Jessica Drossin on 500px.com

parting by Sergey  Piltnik (Пилтник) on 500px.com

***Kadiata*** by Joachim Bergauer on 500px.com

Me and you by Kevin Cook on 500px.com

Romance by Sergey  Piltnik (Пилтник) on 500px.com

Beautiful Portraits: Men Facial Expressions

In order to become a better portrait photographer, you need to observe a lot of people and train your eyes to better capture their facial expressions.

Aging Storm (Redux) by Jake Olson Studios on 500px.com

Martino by Michael Schnabl on 500px.com

Ean from Liverpool by Michael Schnabl on 500px.com

Terence Stamp by Betina La Plante on 500px.com

Texas - 182 by Line Martel on 500px.com

CIGAR AT SUNSET by Chris Evans on 500px.com

*** by Alireza Rostami on 500px.com

Aaah ! by ... .. edeneo on 500px.com

J* by PortraitsBySam on 500px.com

Italian portrait by Manjik Pictures on 500px.com

- Bruce - by Rey Vladyc Mangouta on 500px.com

***Recognize me*** by Joachim Bergauer on 500px.com

See by Robert Roozenbeek on 500px.com

Beautiful Portraits: Travel

Traveling around the world is the best way to encounter interesting people and take beautiful portraits.

Different facial expressions from completely different subjects, and in completely different environments is key to build up experience as a portrait photographer.

cage by Efemir Art   on 500px.com

Silence is the most powerful scream by Efemir Art   on 500px.com

Cormorant fisherman in Traditional showing of his birds on Li ri by Chanwit Whanset on 500px.com

back by Efemir Art   on 500px.com

Monk by Efemir Art   on 500px.com

Time and space by Efemir Art   on 500px.com

bicycle by Efemir Art   on 500px.com

life by Efemir Art   on 500px.com

Beautiful Portraits: Sportspeople

Do you recognize some of these champions?

To improve your skills as a photographer you need to follow famous photographers from the past and from the present.

Gather the knowledge of light and composition, get inspired and you go ahead to form your style as a portrait photographer.

Marcus Kleveland by Markus Berger on 500px.com

Ice Climbing by Markus Berger on 500px.com

Keri-Anne Payne 002 by Duncan Nicholls on 500px.com

JESS 001 by Duncan Nicholls on 500px.com

AARON RAMSEY 007 by Duncan Nicholls on 500px.com

Heather Watson 006 by Duncan Nicholls on 500px.com


Before you go

That’s it for my list of beautiful portraits.

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Now I want to pass it over to you.

Which of the stunning portraits above is your favorite?

Is it one of the sportspeople? Or one of the men’s facial expressions?

Let me know by leaving a comment below right now!

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