THESE PEOPLE #5 – LENE SAHLHOLDT

LENE SAHLHODT – Lene is a singer who lives in London but comes from Denmark.

1_L1020219_schneidemanLene is one of the bravest people I know. This is probably why I chose this image. I responded to the strength of her gaze and her posture. Her look to camera is pure and not riven with circumspection or apprehension. To what extent is this picture, or even this selection, an expression of something I responded to both during the shoot and while I was selecting?

The process of making a portrait seems to be very fluid and perhaps never finished.

PORTRAIT OF LENE SAHLHOLDT

As the series continues I will expand on this psychological theory of portraiture and how we, the viewers, engage with it.

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