There’s nothing we believe in more than the power of visual stories. A single image can speak volumes — and often does.
With this in mind, we’ve set out to help tell your stories — stories that often lie within a single photograph. Because it’s become clear to us that every photographer has that one photo that rises above the rest.
In the video, Ron Haviv shares his photo of Vice President Guillermo “Billy” Ford being attacked by a dictator supporter in Panama back in 1989:
Ami Vitale shares her photo of a giant panda in a bamboo forest in China:
Robert Zaleski shares his photo of three paddle boarders at Bear Glacier in Alaska:
Daniella Zalcman shares her photo of a First Nations Canadian man, Mike Pinay:
And Quinn Ryan Mattingly shares his photo of a boy with an extreme skin condition living in a hospital ward in Ho Chi Minh City:
You can also read the full stories behind these images at blog.photoshelter.com/onephoto.
What’s your one photo? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your image and a few sentences telling us what it means to you.* We’ll pick our favorites to share.
*We strongly support your rights as a photographer. We will not use your images without your permission, and we claim no commercial rights to them.