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Street Portrait

By hobbo
This lovely young lady was in charge of the , Children's Face Painting, stall at our local St George's Day event.

I requested a photograph for my ever growing , Portraits Project, she readily and pleasantly agreed; it is wonderful when that happens.

It does take time to build up the confidence to ask complete strangers if they mind their a Portrait being taken, a relaxed outlook, a ready smile and the promise of a print or a JPEG file usually works.

Should anyone refuse, I just offer my thanks and walk on, If they agree, then I try to put them at their ease so they don't deliberately pose, chatting as I consider framing, cropping and settings usually works.

Hobbo

Tags: Portrait Street photography Portraits and people

Voters: nikon, woolybill1, RobertTurley and 11 more

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nikon Plus
13 146 1 England
25 Apr 2014 1:58PM
Terrific portrait of a stunning young lady

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25 Apr 2014 3:43PM
Lovely natural shot!
hobbo Plus
6 984 2 England
25 Apr 2014 6:36PM
Wow! A surprise response....

....thank you for the....User Award.....my first one.

I can also thank my very beautiful subject.

Hobbo
optik Plus
8 6 1 England
26 Apr 2014 10:17AM
she looks delightful

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