Secrets On Humanistic Photography
Based in Kuwait, his first award was the FIAP gold medal at the emirates competition in 2011. He considers India to be a great destination for photography and is the first prize winner in HIPA’s Creating the Future category.
“It is great when the subjects are participative and invigorating. I was glad to see such happy and eager faces of students in a classroom.”
In 2013, I made a trip to Jodhpur in Rajasthan. I had a chance to visit a school and was humbled by the modesty of the classroom, which was in full swing at the time that I made this photograph. I am a firm believer of upliftment through education. What is more important, though, is the role that educators play in this process. Through my photograph, I have tried to portray the teacher’s diligence, patience and kindness toward her students.
Going Beyond Conventional Portraits
Environmental portraits provide context about your subject and the issue you are trying to portray. While environmental portraits can also be posed, it is also a good idea to capture your subject doing what comes to him most naturally in his native environment.
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