6 thoughts on “Loosely Associated”

    1. Oh, definitely yes. As a general rule of thumb (which means a rule to be broken at will) pictures where the subject is looking into the camera are more engaging. This is likely because of circuitry in our brains which evolved to place importance on and “read” faces.


      1. thanks so much for this. Yes, it does make sense to me now. Hmm-mm. Which really makes me wonder about my fascination with taking pictures of people from behind. I think them looking at me might be a bit intimidating?


      2. There’s a rich literature (at least of blog posts) of advice on how to overcome one’s fear of photographing strangers in the street – some good, some not so good. You can usually tell when reading out off it’s good good because it intuitively sounds civil and ethical.

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