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I'm on a portrait kick.

Frank Horvat (French photographer -- one of the better photographers you've likely never heard of -- said in an interview that he wished he had taken more portraits. Me, too. Putting deed to word I've been on kind of a portrait hunt for a while and intend to continue. My definition of a portrait is "a photograph taken of a person with their cooperation or at least consent". Painters make a distinction between a portrait (representing a specific person) and a genre painting (representing an unspecified person). Vermeer's "Girl With a Pearl Earring" is a genre painting -- a beautiful girl but not a specific beautiful girl. This month's Print of the Month (or thereabouts) is definitely a po

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