I may be the original source of the wristband idea, I remember recommending it quite a few years ago and have seen it spread to other events.
On April 12, 2018 8:16:14 AM PDT, 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". -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.