Oh, what a fool I've been. I didn't even realize I may have solved all my on-the-street photographic problems. "Bonjour, madame, may I please take a picture of your feet?" By simply cropping my subjects from the knees down they might be more amenable.
Whenever I see pedicures and/or shoes that interest me I always ask the women who already agreed to a full body shot if I can do a close-up of their feet. I'm now thinking this approach -- "just your feet, please" -- could lead to not only an entirely new series for us, but could also make potential subjects less reticent.
On the other hand, they might think I have some sort of foot fetish blog thing going. A couple of women asked me if their pictures could wind up on a porn site. "Unlikely," I assured them.
Welcome to the first of what may be a continuing series on neat feet.
Happy weekend. It continues to be ab-so-lute-ly gorgeous in these parts.
My pal Deja Pseu, Une Femme, arrives tonight. We plan to shop and dine in the days ahead. I'll keep you posted -- literally.