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The Philosophy of Portraits

“We’re using light to try and capture something more than a person’s face.” The Old Man who runs the High School Senior Studio says to me. “We’re trying to capture their personality.” “Is that right?” I say as I take a break from vacuuming the office floors. “And how do we do that?” “We find […]

Make Me Look Thin-The Fat Lady Said

“I’m not doing that, that’s stupid.” said the woman when I asked her to put her hand near her face in a classic hand pose. “Oh go on.” I say in a slightly teasing voice. “Trust me, it only takes a second.” “Ok, but I guarantee I won’t like that one.” The hand pose is […]