VIDEO TIPS FROM POP'S KARSTON "SKINNY" TANNIS

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VIDEO TIPS FROM POP'S KARSTON "SKINNY" TANNIS

While Pursuit of Portraits' very own Community Lead, Karston "Skinny" Tannis (@Skinnywashere), is well known for his photograph, he is increasingly developing a reputation for his growing work in videography. We sat down with Karston to learn more about how he transitioned into working with moving images, his experiences so far, and his tips for aspiring videographers. 

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Our Story in Numbers

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Our Story in Numbers

While we at Pursuit of Portraits would of course be the first to agree that a picture tells a thousand words, we thought we'd try telling a story a little differently this time... Because sometimes the numbers speak for themselves.

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+250 SHARE THE LOVE

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+250 SHARE THE LOVE

 Over 250 photographers and instagrammers met this past Saturday, February 20th in Battery Park for the "In the Mood for Love" meet, co-hosted in partnership with Moody Grams. As hoped for, the crowd was diverse and comprised of people of various skill levels and photography styles.  

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Team PoP goes to Iceland

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Team PoP goes to Iceland

This past January, members of Pursuit of Portraits had the opportunity to kick off 2016 in beautiful Reykjavik, Iceland. PoP's own @saunakspace, @neivy, and @deejayforte formed half of the photography team #NYCxNiceland that together made the trek to Iceland for a unique Instameet hosted by @igers_iceland and @solvander, with hospitality provided by @icelandairhotels. 

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CreateNYC Interviews PoP Founder

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CreateNYC Interviews PoP Founder

The sole objective of a successful meet is a create a friendly, inclusive and fun environment for all attendees. No meet is too large or too small. The value proposition is to connect with like-minded individuals that share the same or similar passion with a clear take-away...
"Header Photo by Yuxi Liu"

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A lot can happen in a year

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A lot can happen in a year

What a year. Looking back at 2015, it was all about the people. With over 43k Instagram followers, 40k hashtags, four Instameets, and a team of 15 dedicated creatives, we know that none of these milestones would have happened without YOU.

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The Pursuit has just begun

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The Pursuit has just begun

Established in early 2015 in New York City, Pursuit of Portraits has rapidly transformed from a personal Instagram account for founder Saunak Shah, into a highly connected creative community of nearly 40 thousand portraiture fanatics and photographers. The most recent manifestation of Shah's vision for Pursuit of Portraits took place on a bright Sunday, October 4th in New York City, at the group's second ever instameet, aptly named "For the Pursuit".

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