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Subject: [Leica] IMGS: People
From: cartersxrd at (RicCarter)
Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2020 23:16:18 -0400
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If the purpose of the collection is to pull the viewer into the world of the 
subject and make them share their world, I say go for all eye contact. I 
think this empathetic view is important these days.

You can always make a different set of portraits of people working or doing 
things, but I really like the idea of a set of all gazes


> On Jul 18, 2020, at 4:15 PM, Tina Manley via LUG <lug at> 
> wrote:
> I decided to work on a new gallery of only my people pictures.  At first, I
> was going to restrict the photos to portraits with the person in the photo
> looking directly at me.  That eliminated too many of my favorites so I
> loosened that restriction.   Now I'm having second thoughts because it's a
> lot of photos and I'm nowhere near finished.
> What do you think?  Edit them down to direct eye contact or not?
> I plan to put only the country as a label for the photos.  There is no
> particular purpose for this gallery except to show the people of the world
> that I have photographed.
> Tina
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