It is amazing how the camera can lie. Whilst this image depicts peace and tranquility, pointing my lens in another direction would have painted a very different picture. Right behind me were the towering buildings of lower Manhattan, a busy city street,
The average number of shots I take per subject is typically around 4 or 5, but this is normally for still images such as walls or buildings. When moving subjects are involved, then this can increase significantly, for obvious reasons. Continue reading
Candid photography is often used to capture an emotion without the subject being aware of the presence of the photographer. I call this image despair, because I feel that is what is being portrayed.