As a street photographer, my emphasis has traditionally been on capturing people’s faces. However, there is another approach which I have explored: suggesting storylines through body language and attitudes rather than expressions. My interest here is how subjects populate scenes and interact with their surroundings, creating compositions with aesthetic value that have visual tension and beg a question or two. Seeing people somewhat anonymously from the back, or at least from an angle wherein faces are not prominent, broadens the narrative by making images more open to interpretation. The viewer is invited to build the content using imagination, memories, experiences, and knowledge. Ultimately, the viewer might project to the unrecognizable people, and in this way connect with the photos. Also, I have tried to convey an element of humor that will lend a degree of ambiguity to the images and leave the door ajar for the viewer to peek in.

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