Day Seventy Eight, April 10, 2011

what looks out of his eyes?

I love photographing children. When I look at a child I see the child, just them, whatever they are going through at that exact second, their whole universe is with them in that moment. Their eyes are like portals to a world so far away. Children are so close to what we were meant to be like, pure human essence.

You point a camera at an adult (myself included) and you mostly get their personality, their formed identity, their inhibition, their strange psychologies, and it casts a shadow on their eyes and their faces. That is why I love candid shots so much . I try to capture humans in their essence, just being, doing and reflecting their inner worlds.

Photo: toddler on the street, Shanghai, China

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