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candid

This type of photography focuses not so much on planning and careful setup, instead it concentrates on showing spontaneity: a candid photographer prefers not to plan his pictures and captures people without having them pose. He likes to be unobtrusive in order to achieve this. This, of course, contrasts with other types of photography where the photographer carefully stages or composes his images, like in portrait, landscape or still life photography. A candid photographer captures moments in time from life as it really is. Also see street photography, documentary photography.

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candid

Candid pictures (sometimes referred to simply as Candids ) are unposed and often (but not necessarily) taken without the subject s knowledge.
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candid

Unposed pictures ofpeople, often taken without the subject s knowledge. These usually appear more naturaland relaxed than posed pictures.
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candid

nposed pictures of people, often taken without the subject s knowledge. These usually appear more natural and relaxed than posed pictures.
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candid

Unposed images often taken without the knowledge of the subject. They were made possible by small hand cameras; the first was reputedly taken in 1892. The term was first used in 1930 by the Weekly Graphic .
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