Sunday, September 30, 2012

More Emotion - Neither Smiles Nor Grimaces

I spent a few minutes photographing my daughter on a "boring" Sunday afternoon. In order to get her to drop the canned front-on smile, I asked her to imagine things - testing for her black belt and the related anxiety, driving for the first time when she gets her license in a few years, coming home to tell me that she's wrecked the car...
Thinking - Wait For It..., by Reed A. George
Leica M9, Elmarit 90mm f2.8
iso 1250, f5.6, 1/125 sec
 
I can't help but think these types of images will mean more to me than school portraits in years to come. Just the detail of her superhero t-shirt reminds me of who she is.
 
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