I have a fascination with portraits and I can’t really say why. I suppose I’ve always had this fixation on people’s faces and the stories they can tell you through a look. The very fact that people know you’re taking their picture makes them react in a certain way and what you get is more than a picture but a look into who this person is and what they want this world to know about them. During my B&W photography class, I set out to take some portraits of some people in my life that I wanted to photograph. The photos are okay. The insights they offer are much more important to me.
Here are two of the photos I shot for the genre project:
Concentrate on one event from my life and turn it into various genres.