Jason Schmidt: On the Importance of Space in Portraiture

January 25, 2012

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Jason Schmidt

Jeff Koons standing in front of his workshop crew, wife and two children. To see more of Schmidt's portraits, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

As part of PDN’s Portrait Issue, we set out to define what environmental portraiture means today by interviewing four photographers who enjoy photographing their subjects in their own surroundings. What we discovered is that there is no one approach that guarantees a successful environmental portrait. In the first profile, celebrity photographer Eric Ogden explains how he directs his subjects, and...

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