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Old 04-16-2019   #374
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Originally Posted by Yokosuka_Mike View Post
New meaning to what a portrait is!

Anything goes, yes? No? Maybe so?


There is no definition of the word "portrait". See the famous portrait of Gandhi by Cartier-Bresson. On this portrait you see Gandhi's back from a distance of about ten meters, not his face. Could not be used for a passport photo. Nevertheless it is a great portrait.

A portrait can also be a picture on wich the person himself can not be seen, for instance a picture of the the M2 that was used by Nick Ut.

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