Add this one to the series! Wow
I'm undecided on this one. Borderline exploitative. What I like about it is the interplay between the subject, the bank behind her, and the reflection of the planenatirum in the window.
Gotta admit that the exploitation idea occurred to me as well but I found that it was the reflection of the people in the car who happen to be looking straight ahead that made it particularly interesting as an art piece. It's a bit of a nudge to that part in all of us that would just rather not see or admit the sadness around us and just pretend that everything is hunky dory. Akin to what Margret Heffernan calls "a willful blindness."I also wondered about them being local people and how I'd feel if it was someone I knew who was in dire straits. Tough call. I guess it would depend on if you'd spoken to the individuals and how they felt about having their picture taken like that.
Interesting. Even though I was up close with this when editing, I can't remember if I even noticed the the person in the car looking straight ahead.
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