I discovered why I like taking pictures of people

Discussion in 'People Photography' started by The_Traveler, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. The_Traveler

    The_Traveler Completely Counter-dependent Supporting Member

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    I discovered why I like taking pictures of people.
    Not posed, portrait kinds of pictures, just the general kind of shots of people responding and unaware of the camera.
    Not even candids, because that implies that they are doing something purposefully so others are looking.

    Just grabbing the shots.


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  2. Ernicus

    Ernicus TPF Noob!

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    I like the second shot. I like shots of people doing their thing...being people. To me, it captures life.
     
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    The_Traveler Completely Counter-dependent Supporting Member

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    That's it for me.

    Virtually everything else, including portraits are sort of dead.
    It is the exceptional other shot that engages me as much as the simplest shot of someone caught unawares.
     
  4. DiskoJoe

    DiskoJoe Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    I thought this was a sin in your book? Or maybe it just seemed that way after all the crap you give me about my shots, lol.
     
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    The_Traveler Completely Counter-dependent Supporting Member

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    No, I 'gave you crap' as you put it because that was my opinion about your photos.
    And is doesn't seem fair to you to discuss your pictures in their absence.
    What I said there, I still think.
     
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    DiskoJoe Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Just ribbin you Lew. If you want to steal my style its okay. I got plenty to spare.
     
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    I like #2!
     

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