“Taking someone’s portrait is always a disruptive and often very awkward event. Everyone has their default portrait pose. The role of the photographer is to push beyond, to find that mysterious intimate moment that only a camera can freeze.”
Enjoyed reading this because it acknowledges the discomfort that I’ve been experiencing around photographing people.
Hingley’s message is that it is normal – even for her. The magic happens when we dare to oush through it.