Most of the time, I don't really want people staring into the lens of my camera. With children, it doesn't really matter -- because you get an honest image that tells something about the subject. My example is below: Mayan Indian children at a rural school in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. As school children, they are curious as school children should be. Their curiosity is reflected in every face. Who is this with a camera? What is he doing at my school? What is this all about? Why is he taking our picture?
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|I'm very pleased with the above photograph, not because it's technically a masterpiece or anywhere close -- but it tells a great story-- an after all, isn't that what photography is about?|
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