Could you wear one of each so they only photograph your good side?

> On 12 Apr 2018, at 16:17, Igor PDML-StR <pdml...@komkon.org> wrote:
> 
> 
> Larry,
> 
> I bet that guy's reaction felt quite rewarding for you.
> Nice!
> 
> Indeed, often, when people dump to Facebook all snaps they took without _ANY_ 
> filtering, - the probability of some ugly-looking photos
> (awkward poses, facial expressions, etc.)  is high. Hence the perception.
> And, as we have recently discussed here, selfies taken with wide-angle lenses 
> aren't that flattering.
> 
> Some people feel very insecure about how they look. And all those factors 
> amplify these insecurities.
> I'd venture to say that many people are that way, but some are just not brave 
> enough to ask someone  not to take their photos.
> 
> 
> 
> One dance event (probably Fusion Exchange), - had wrist bands of a different 
> color that meant "do not photograph".
> That was convenient for everybody, eliminating/lowering the anxiety for 
> everybody. In case a photographer did not notice, the dance could just show 
> the wrist band, and nobody felt offended.
> 
> Igor
> 
> Larry Colen Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:02:32 -0700 wrote:
> 
> 
> Another great story Igor.
> 
> There's a local dancer who asked me not to take photos of him. I generally do 
> my best to comply, which can be challenging because his favorite part of the 
> room to dance in generally has the best light.
> 
> 
> A couple years back he tagged himself in one of my photos on facebook. He 
> wasn't the primary subject, but was in the background. I apologized for 
> posting the photo, I hadn't noticed him in it, and he said no problem, it was 
> a good photo and he didn't really mind good photos being posted.
> 
> 
> Some people don't want any photos of them posted, some don't want any 
> identifiable photos posted, and some just don't want bad photos posted.
> 
> 
> A couple of years ago at another dance event (PBEX) there was a young woman 
> that was seriously getting in my face about taking photos at the dances. Long 
> story short, other people told me that she had been causing trouble for a lot 
> of people, the event organizers apologized to me for the way she had treated 
> me and said that I should have told her that I was one of the official event 
> photographers. I hadn't formally signed on, but they know me and in effect 
> consider me "credentialled".
> 
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