One assignment in my documentary photography class was to take a black and white portrait and we had to choose a black and white portrait that we would base our picture on.
I choose Diane Arbus as my inspiration for the shoot. I like how she shows a lot in frame and how these wide shots of people tell so much about who they are.
'Jane Jacobs with her son, Ned'
This is my picture where I try to use Arbus's style to fill the frame with information.
'Two sisters in East London'
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The two women are sisters. They grew up in East-London and have lived there all their lives. For the last 50 years they have been living next to each other. They are in their 80s.
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