African smile

If only all smiles were as sincere as an African smile!

ISO 200 \\ 50mm \\ f3.2 \\ 1/1600sec

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8 thoughts on “African smile

  1. Thruthelookinlens

    Typical of the Africans – may have few material possessions but they are always ready with a genuine friendly smile.
    On a photographic note – would a fill flash bring out the darker areas of face or would it spoil the contrast of the smile?

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    1. chrisefranklin Post author

      I did actually try a shot with flash right after this one. But it seemed to take the character out of the shot! I’ve rarely had success using flash when shooting portraits!

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