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A Girl’s Favourite Pastime

Posted by akessonphotography on 1, November 27, 2007

Funny how you get someone to relax and they drop into their favourite mannerisms. If I’m taking photos of couples I try to get them interacting. Whenever I can I try to get the lady to come over her man’s shoulder. Really it’s just something they have often done without even realising it. He’ll be sitting in a chair reading and she’ll come and touch him on the shoulder and give him a peck on the cheek. A moment of intimacy as the day goes by. So I try to reproduce that in what is often a public setting.

In the case below it works well. They relaxed together. In the meantime, another young lady took a phone call from a friend. She was right into it when we finished the couple. So I just whipped up the camera and fired away. She was great about it – as the facial expressions show.



Ok I know.  It’s all been about the ladies with this shoot.  Well the young guys will get some action over the next couple of days.


One Response to “A Girl’s Favourite Pastime”

  1. Idetrorce said

    very interesting, but I don’t agree with you

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