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| p.1 #8 · Fear of Photographing Strangers |
I always follow your posts and I think you do a great job with your camera but I think is amazing how you convince people to obtain their portraits taken for you. I consider myself a very shy person so this is really a challenge for me.
Two weeks ago I bought a portrait lens and I just walked the streets thinking how to approach a stranger and ask to pose for my camera, I did try first with this lady and her husband and I explained what are the motives of my request and I gave them my business card if they want me to send them by e-mail the picture:
This lady called my attention and I did the same thing, I presented my request in a very polite and clear way:
This couple were very happy that I asked for a picture with my camera:
Bob, thank you for the inspiration and the opportunity to learn something new about me and photography.