May 3, 2011

people in Perth.

i love photographing strangers. it gives me a glimpse of another person's life and in some odd way, makes me feel more personal to the world.


"suddenly something snaps in my mind. suddenly i realise this is my youth. this is the young me i will remember when i am old and longing. these are all memories i will tell my children and grandchildren and myself. i take a mental photograph like i often do and i close my eyes tightly while it develops."
— nirrimi hakanson

16 comments:

Brenda said...

Impressive people shots :) I love, love the one of the couple walking into the market! Lovely quote, I love photographing people too but I'm still a little shy >.<

danielle said...

I do that with people's houses while I'm driving by. I notice little tidbits later on when I am looking at them on my computer. Really neat stuff!

kinsey french. said...

This! I love it. I am big on people watching but I'm way to scared to photograph them. haha! :]

Lindsey said...

I really like the first portrait, with the dog & her hair is quite lovely too. You're brave! I'd like to photograph strangers too, but I'm too nervous hehe!

kimberley said...

Lovely photos! I wish I could do this, but I'm a little scared! I really should try it out!

Colby Kern said...

I love all of these street photos. It's not something I have ever done myself, but I've been wanting to try it a lot lately.

Jennifurla said...

I love these, I always get nervous that someone will get mad at me!

brigduong said...

I love taking photos of strangers too, for similar reasons too. :-) Lovely photos

Fransisca Angela said...

great pictures !

Lindsey said...

P.S. The name of that book you asked about is "Mapping the World of Harry Potter" - it's a collection of essays, kind of interesting but not really that great honestly hehe :P

Jane said...

Great pictures - personally I feel a little shy/awkward taking pictures of other people!

summertoast said...

This post kind of make me smile :)

anouk said...

i really like the pictures of the children.

Jada C. said...

Your photographs are beautiful Tasha. Do you use photoshop? You should consider photography for college :)

Sophia said...

strangers are some of the most interesting subjects to photograph. and you have a real gift for it.. love your photos xx

Estelle said...

I live in Australia and somehow I haven't noticed how pretty things are until this blog post! Great work capturing these moments...I'm going to open my eyes a little wider tomorrow! x x x

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