Faceless portrait

Challenge #13 in the Simon's Series series. Hosted by Simon Joinson.
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You'd think that a portrait, by definition, would have to show the subject's face? That's certainly considered a good starting point by most photographers, but the creative photographer knows that the most interesting results often come from doing exactly the opposite of what's expected, so for this challenge we're asking you to include little, if any, of the subject's face in the frame. The key thing here is that we're still trying to shoot a portrait, so you're still trying to capture something of the character or personality of your subject, just in a slightly less obvious manner.
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I Want My Mummy
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Carnival. Castelo Branco. Portugal.
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Submitted: Thursday, 26th February, 2009 18:55 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 24th February, 2009
Focal length: 85 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 400
Notes: Hand held. Jpeg Fine from camera. Cropped and slight sharpening.
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