Folk dancers, Bonaire
for the least obvious or most unique way to photograph groups of
people. This image is right side up regardless of the direction
in which you choose to turn it. Everyone seems to have a naturally
engaged look because, odds are, they have never posed this way before.
A camera with a 20-millimeter lens was placed on the ground with
a 15-second timer, allowing just enough time to capture the energy
of the group. The camera had a preset focus of five feet to reflect
the subjects' height while posing.
Inuit, Canadian Arctic
be afraid to get close. This photograph works because it's filled
by a distinctive face and by a fur hood that conveys a sense of
the arduous climate, landscape, and culture all at once.