Monday, 4 July 2011

Las Manos de la Artista

This pair of hands belong to Charlotte Baynes, painter in Whitstable and a great admirer and practitioner of flamenco. I had just done her portrait and when we were finished she asked me to take a shot of her hands. I obliged and now am very glad she did, for these hands have an air of immortality not easily found in a lot of the things we do as photographers. Not every other day anyway.

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