Originally Posted by Erik van Straten
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.
Yes, yes, yes, I'm sure you're right, carry on, do as you please, enjoy; I know you will.
All the best,