Photographing individuals is only one aspect of portrait photography. In a photograph, the eyes always get more attention since they express the person’s mood and emotions. Posing is important in portraiture because it adds to the image’s overall strength and story.
Pedaller: It’s not a race, it’s a journey, enjoy the moment!
Portraits and candid photographs of people are divided into two groups. Either way can be done with or without the knowledge and participation of your subject.
Identicals: Identical twins do not possess identical souls.
You must constantly keep in mind the components of composition and technique that will best assist you in communicating what you are trying to say, regardless of how close or far your subject is, or how personal or far the stare your camera throws at it.
Agrant: Begging for his one time meal.
Wretch: Carried way by her thoughts.
Narratives no longer need to be complete in order to be meaningful. Photographic storytelling is more about networks, nodes, and webs than it is about concise statements. Relationships between images take on new significance in this world. Viewers and artists alike are constantly constructing realities from images, wiring and rewiring like neural networks.
Gocer: Possing with his proud laugh.
Vagabond: With a messy beard
The vast majority of people we encounter on the streets, such as street vendors and street performers, are friendly. They are kind and generous. Most of the time, though, we don’t notice it. Some people are harsh simply because they have had a challenging life.
Preacher: With his divine anger look
They will respect us if we treat them with courtesy. A street portrait is the best way to capture someone’s essence. The goal is to feel connected to someone and for others to feel the same way. Their facial expressions, body language, and eyes all reveal a lot about who they are.
Purveyor: Trying to sell his sweets with a cute smile.
The story is enhanced by the background and surroundings. This chapter tells the stories of people living on the streets. Some are buskers, while others work in the entertainment industry.
All the photos and text in this post are copyright of Alwin Binu, Ernakulam, Creative Hut Institute of Photography.Their reproduction, full or part, is forbidden without the explicit approval of the rightful owners.