Look at me!

Mirrored

Mirrored | Portland | 2017

Can you find the photographer in this Portland street portrait? I was awfully close with my 25mm F/1.8 prime attached to my Olympus PEN-F. The image is not cropped. I took this photo with 1/80 sec and a wide aperture of F/2 to throw everything behind the face out of focus. ISO was 200.

Another super friendly person I met on the streets of Portland last weekend. I just asked him for his portrait. He said “sure – why not?” While I snapped a few shots we had a nice chat. Not all that difficult! Go out and try it!

Have a super Sunday!

Marcus

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13 comments

  1. Great shot! Being friendly and happy when you approach strangers has such lovely results. Recently I stopped a grizzled old guy with a wild and wooly beard and asked for his portrait. I’d say it’d been a long time since someone complemented him, and he gave me a heartfelt hug afterward. Made his day and mine too!

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