As soon as I heard that this weeks challenge was Humanity I knew I would have difficulty with it. It’s just not in my nature to photograph people, and yet, I have captured this fleeting moment as a mother holds her child on a wind-swept beach here in north Wales.
It’s a moment in time shared with me, and captured by my camera, but as always I feel guilty about photographing people as though I was intruding on that fleeting moment.
Humanity is the foundation of any image. Then comes the journalism aspect, and then the photography. – Edmond Terakopian
Look closely at the photograph, what does it tell you? All too often we see kids running wild, parents on their phones, stuck in Facebook, never looking up. But to me this shows a mother who has interest in her child, sharing knowledge and providing protection.
- weekly photo challenge: humanity (plaridel.wordpress.com)