BY ANDREW GREER
.Taken in 1972
.There is a stark contrast between the
focus and the background
.Colour is used to great effect in this
.The use of space leads to the
subject being more striking,
.The image is balanced between the
subject and the space around him.
.The perspective given by blurring
out the background gives a very
‘grand’ feel to this image.
.Taken in 1974
.The subject is meant to appear to
be in deep thought, and all of the
elements of the photo give aid to
.Destaurated sepia tone
.The use of space around the subject
.Cutting off part of the subject
.The subjects facial expression.
William .S. Burroughs
. Taken in 2009
.This portrait is completely bare, with
nothing but a close up of the subject.
.This portrait focuses solely on the
facial expression of the subject.
.The contrast between the face and
the darkness around it is striking.
.The front on perspective of the
image conveys the emotions and
thoughts of the subject very clearly.
.The only other element of the photo
is the subject’s clothing and
neck, which are both out of focus.
Through this and the use of
perspective the face becomes more