Faceless / by AB Mann

Subtitle: Because "headless" sounds creepy.

I like to shoot from the hip but I'm not terribly good at it. After a few interesting accidents with hip shots, I developed a framing pattern I started to like - headless people.

How many feet in a frame? 

How many feet in a frame? 

I'm pretty sure this is how projects go. Photog tries a thing, it doesn't work, tries again, it doesn't work again in the same way, Photog ignores it and tries again because Photog is thick-headed.

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Usually, I go for it in camera but I occasionally crop to get it. Cropping like that can take a "meh" photo to "kinda interesting."

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Not necessarily good but kind of interesting. The toy camera/cross process helps too. I feel it enhances the spontaneous nature of shooting from the hip.

I have a handful more on my Flickr account here. I need to figure out what I'm going to do with these photos again...

Cover photo from an old photo walk with Alyska way back in 2011 (just after we started dating). She's holding my favorite Russian analog Zorki-4K.