As artists, our lives are considerably more hectic and demand legibility—especially when it comes to presenting our work to the masses. This isn’t always the easiest task, but with the right tools, it is, in fact, possible. Enter Format.com. With no coding required, their “beautifully simple” layouts make it easy to showcase your work, which gives you imagery the viable, necessary platform to boost your photo cred. We delved into Format’s user base to see what noteworthy photographers throughout various styles and genres are advancing their careers with their ever-so clean platform. Here are 15 beautiful photography portfolios on Format that ever photographer should see, in no particular order.
With a speciality in food/beverage and lifestyle, each section of Peter Frank Edward’s portfolio showcases his specialties in an awe-inducing, yet configurable setup. Detailing not only his previous successes, but also his current, unpublished pieces, Edwards’ portfolio is what every creative needs to keep up with the industry’s elite.
Fashion photographer Craig Fleming’s portfolio is onto something: with his eye perpetually on quintessential, emotive moments, Fleming’s seamless portfolio guides viewers along his ventures in the biz—from shoots with Vogue Italia to his behind-the-scenes motion work.
As an architectural photographer, Ben Murphy utilizes his portfolio to craftily display his coverage of various stunning international buildings. Additionally, you’ll find work outside of Murphy’s main concentration, showcasing his versatility with his still life and portrait shots.
Gaetano Cartone’s portfolio is bizarre—and utterly impressive. The Milan-based high fashion photographer asks you to “insert coin” before entering his site, which indulges outsiders into his commissioned and personal work with a smooth image slider and a transparent category feed.
If you guessed that Erika Verginelli’s portfolio is as light-hearted and cute as the children she photographs for magazine covers, you’d be right. Verginelli’s personality exudes through the interface’s framework, while sections such as “latest news” keep you up to date on her successful career.
Louis Garnier displays his work in a way that allows his images to speak for themselves. From his underground music coverage to extreme sport documentation, Garnier lays out his dynamic images in a symmetrical mosaic, allowing viewers to swiftly peruse through his imagery without skipping a beat.
Portrait photographer Jo Ann Toy’s portfolio is filled with images of celebrities. From faces like Amy Winehouse to Cyndi Lauper, Toy draws users with provocative compositions and a distinct aesthetic. The slick design that contrasts the colorful, outrageous portraiture is sure to leave an impact on any user that enters the site.
When you have as an extensive career as Nikko La Mere, your portfolio should be nothing more than to the point. With detailed organization, enjoy her editorial and personal work at the mercy of a smooth horizontal slider.
By using category organization to simply present each of his books, Cowan Whitfeld showcases his wide array of work—from fashion to BTS entertainment coverage—in a super decipherable yet engaging manner.
Chinese photographer Wenyan Qian enjoys taking the surreal aspects of everyday life and making them intimate. His portfolio is reflective of that, as it utilizes white space to draw viewers directly to the imagery.
Noah Abrams’ portfolio makes you feel like you’ve been transported to the nonconformist world of a rock star, successfully keying together images of indigenous locations and live music and entertainment coverage.
Emulating Colin Gray’s portfolio would be no easy feat: his work is iconic and his portfolio speaks to its truth. Capturing moments in fashion, celebrity, travel and more, Gray’s work is compiled in a pristine, illustrative Format—pun intended.
For a photographer with many interests, it can be difficult to execute a concise aesthetic throughout one’s portfolio. Luckily, Foster Peters has this seamlessly locked in, from high-intensity trackside car shots to photojournalism that calmly shows the beauty of some of the world’s most serene urban achitecture.