Street Portrait

Street Portrait

 

Some street portraits choose themselves. This is the third photo of this dapper gentleman. He seems to be enjoying his limelight.

I wish that it were as easy to capture street portraits in the UK as it is in India. All too often people are suspicious of your motives. In India, generally, they simply look into the camera, elsewhere there seems to be the need to ‘pose’, adjust the hair and to offer their ‘good side’. We are far too self conscious about having our photo taken. Perhaps it stems from the idea that a photograph somehow steals one’s soul……

 

 

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