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Portraits of Strangers by Ibarionex Perello

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Compositions Including People

Not all of our images will be portraits. Instead, many shots will include people as an important role in the composition. However, we don’t want to destroy the moment by asking permission. This spontaneous theater of the street is what we want to capture in a fraction of a second. Doing this can be no less intimidating than the one-to-one portrait, but it involves the same basic skills used in the portrait, which can help us to capture a magical, beautiful, and maybe even funny moment.

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Olympus EP-3, 14mm lens, 1/640sec at f/3.5, ISO 400

The Quick Draw

When I am making photographs, my camera is always at the ready. ...

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