Your portrait photography captures people in a very relaxed way. Do you give them direction or just wait to see what they do naturally?
It really depends on the person I’m photographing. Some I give little to no direction, others need loosening up. I never want a portrait to feel forced or unnatural. I try to capture the essence of the person as they are– when they aren’t trying. With the ones who aren’t as comfortable in front of the camera, I shoot when they aren’t aware I’m starting… when they are walking or getting into place– when their body language and facial expression are natural and effortless. I always want my portraits to be honest. Continue Reading…
Dallas Art Press, the publishing division of Dallas Art News, announces the long awaited publication of Death by Holga: 11.22.63 by photographer M. C. Roman. Death by Holga: 11.22.63 is a collection of photographs of the people, places and things associated with the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on Friday, November 22, 1963. This JFK project, launched in the spring of 2010, is now a beautiful fine art photography book. The book can be purchased at www.dallasartpress.com or www.deathbyholga.com. Continue Reading…
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