The art of photography is more than just aiming the camera and snapping a picture. The great photographers capture mood and truth in a way that words sometimes can’t. But what goes into creating the essence of a single photo?
As part of an experiment by Canon, six photographers were brought in to take a portrait of the same man. What they didn’t know is that each photographer would be told a different backstory. How would the preconceived notions of their subject change the final product?
The answer is surprising and displays a lot about the effect of preconceptions on the way we view others.