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Alcoholic or Millionaire? 6 Photographers Shoot The Same Guy To Show The Power Of Perspective
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Alcoholic or Millionaire? 6 Photographers Shoot The Same Guy To Show The Power Of Perspective

This eye-opening experiment by Canon Australia shows what can happen when photographers approach a photo subject with an agenda. Six photographers were told six different stories about the man they were supposed to photograph, and these stories come across in their resulting shots.

The six different backgrounds given for the model, Michael – millionaire, ex-convict, psychic, alcoholic, lifesaver and fisherman – all led his photographers to produce radically different results. They even shot their photos in the same studio with the same props!

“A photograph is shaped more by the person behind the camera than what is in front of it,” Canon Australia wrote in their video. Along with this valuable lesson, never forget how much creative license you have when photographing a subject, no matter how simple it might be!

More info: canon.com | facebook | instagram (h/t: petapixel, demilked)

Psychic

Self-made Millionaire

Ex-Convict

Life-Saver

Alcoholic

Fisherman

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VickiStafford
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6 years ago

I think you could put all those labels into a hat and apply them randomly to the photos, and you'd never know the difference. They all look like book cover portraits.

NinaPappi
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6 years ago

sorry, waste of time, does not convince me at all !

microsaurio
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6 years ago

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Awww sorry you waste your precious time reading 3 paragraphs, looking 7 pictures and a goddamn 3 minutes video!!!

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DénesParagi
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6 years ago

they are all the same

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VickiStafford
Community Member
6 years ago

I think you could put all those labels into a hat and apply them randomly to the photos, and you'd never know the difference. They all look like book cover portraits.

NinaPappi
Community Member
6 years ago

sorry, waste of time, does not convince me at all !

microsaurio
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6 years ago

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Awww sorry you waste your precious time reading 3 paragraphs, looking 7 pictures and a goddamn 3 minutes video!!!

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DénesParagi
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6 years ago

they are all the same

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