Street Stranger Portraits


QuestionableCarrot

Link Posted 15/01/2016 - 20:25
Shot some street stranger portraits on my lunch break today.

All with the Q and 01













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Check out ones photographs on Flickr!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/awprentice/

K10D

Link Posted 15/01/2016 - 20:31
Wonderful stuff. Well photographed.

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BruceStrachan

Link Posted 16/01/2016 - 11:44
Like them...
Always surprises me that you can get pics of strangers...
I don't have the confidence to do that...wouldn't know what to say...I'd be afraid to get into trouble...some folk are very touchy these days.
Cheers,

Bruce

Aero

Link Posted 16/01/2016 - 12:53
In a past life, I confidently took news photos of anyone within lens range. But the idea of snapping strangers for "private" purposes would fill me with dread. Admiration, QC. Your results during your project show it's worth the effort.

JAK

Link Posted 16/01/2016 - 14:18
It's one thing taking the photos for yourself, but surely another publishing them without the agreement of the subject? Or am I wrong?
If you got permission from the subjects then fair do, well done!
John K
Last Edited by JAK on 16/01/2016 - 14:19

johnriley

Link Posted 16/01/2016 - 14:29
There's no privacy law in the UK and permission is not needed to publish these photos. It's something that might be different in other countries.

I like them all apart from the last one, where the focus has missed the eyes and the hat is sharper.
Best regards, John

JAK

Link Posted 16/01/2016 - 15:07
Thanks for clarification John, but begs the question as to why Google Street view blurs faces in their UK data if they don't need to.
Also the issues as to why schools forbid cameras at sports events and nativity plays.
John K
Last Edited by JAK on 16/01/2016 - 15:09

johnriley

Link Posted 16/01/2016 - 15:52
I'd raise those points in another thread so we don't hijack this one?

https://www.pentaxuser.com/forum/topic/permissions-for-candids--55428
Best regards, John
Last Edited by johnriley on 16/01/2016 - 16:33
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