In the work of Irish photographer Linda Brownlee, there is acute attention to detail, texture, and color which allows her to create strong and alluring compositions. Brownlee captures diverse communities and cultures by exploring the intricate energy of the people and places she visits.
Brownlee brings an intuitive and sensitive eye to all of her work, whether it’s her personal, commercial, or editorial work. Her portfolio moves between the worlds of documentary, portraiture, and fashion photography, and has been featured in publications such as British Vogue, The New York Times, and Dazed & Confused Magazine. There is an undeniable beauty to her imagery, but also a candid honesty and sense of compassion—whether photographing toddlers peering out the window from behind sheer curtains or capturing close ups of textured skin and scruffy clothes, Brownlee’s eye remains inquisitive and unjudging. Her photographs have an air of tenderness to them; they project curiosity and cultivate an immediate sense of comfort within the viewer, enabling pause and contemplation. Her recently published photo book I Zii follows the landscape and lives of a Sicilian family living in a remote mountain town called Gangi; a tender and truthful portrayal of family life. For more information on I Zii or to purchase a copy, click here.