Posts Tagged ‘stranger’

Photo Tip: Do This to Get Way Better Portraits When You Ask a Stranger to Take Your Picture

How to have strangers frame pictures properly

Asking a stranger on the street to take your picture often leaves you shaking your head afterwards. That’s because, for some reason, most people seem to think the ideal portrait has you standing smack in the middle of the frame.

To solve this problem, photographer and Reddit user EMDX has come up with a very useful and simple little tip. Read more…

Photo Project Captures People’s Reactions to Someone Falling Asleep on Them on the Subway

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The New York City subway can be a cold place, metaphorically speaking. Headphones, cell phones, that one Seamless ad they’ve no doubt already read 600 times, whatever their approach, people go to great lengths to avoid communicating with the other people in the car.

So what happens when one of those people breaks, not only the unwritten rule against talking, but touching! How do people react on the subway when a complete stranger falls asleep on their shoulder? Read more…

YouTuber Takes #selfieswithstrangers to a Whole New Level

What are we to do when the standard selfie becomes boring and mundane? Well, I’m pretty sure 23-year-old YouTuber Jason Rodjanapanyakul figured it out. Read more…

If a Kid Grabs Your Camera and Snaps a Photo, Who Owns the Copyright?

If a stranger suddenly grabs your camera and takes a photograph, who owns the copyright to that photograph? Photographer Mirjam Letsch writes,

Walking in an Indian bazaar, my Nikon dangling on my shoulder, this boy quickly clicked five times. I really liked the creative result when I later saw these images! Don’t know who owns the copyright though!

This might seem like a pretty farfetched example, but what about a case where you carefully set up and compose a fine art photograph, then for some reason ask a stranger to press the shutter for you?

In just five clicks! (via Techdirt)