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Portraits of Strangers by Ibarionex Perello

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The Interaction

Once a person has agreed to be photographed, it’s important to recognize that you are now in control. Through your honest and friendly manner, you have convinced them to entrust you with themselves and their time. Remember that if they are willing to stand in front of your camera, they will also be open to your direction. In fact, they are expecting that you tell them what you want and need. This is a dance and it’s time for you to take the lead.

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Samsung Galaxy NX, 18-55mm lens, 1/125sec at f/7.1, ISO 200

A Natural State

Many people will ask me how I want them to pose, but I simply ask them to stand at a particular spot, remain ...

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