The Daily Foto: August 13th

Aug 13, 2009   //   Daily Foto, Guatemala  //  Comments Off on The Daily Foto: August 13th

Boy in Blue from Guatemala
Phodographer Patti Hughes in Zunil, Guatemala July 2009

Smiling for a camera is completely reflexive for most of us. We forget that we had to be told over and over to SMILE, and that it is really a learned response. So often these children are silly up until they pose for the camera and then become purposefully serious. It’s not unlike old American photographs of our grandparents or great grandparents, when photography was rare and one wanted to appear dignified.

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