As a photographer, with a daughter who does not like being in front of the camera, I am forever trying to coach a smile. And when traveling, catching candid photos of locals–face on–can be a challenge or, in some countries, dangerous. Interestingly enough, I’ve found you can still capture the mood of a person from behind. You also get a sense of them from their stance, gestures, action, clothing, and the intimacy or distance with which they are standing next to their family or companions. Here are a few shots I’ve taken “behind the scene” in Paris.
Take the road less traveled, Beth