Stripping Away Filters

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“Far from being an impediment to engaging with others, I use the fact that the camera is there as a way to start a conversation and make a connection with people.

Same three kids, totally different moment. I came across these kids while walking through a bombed- out- neighborhood in Kabul. There was so much sadness, distance and suspicion in their eyes. Then I made a fart sound by doing a raspberry with my mouth. The photograph on the [left] shows the boys reaction to the camera. The photograph on the [right] is their reaction to me.

When I make a funny noise with my mouth the kids react with a laugh or a smile that’s not the end of the moment – it’s just the beginning.”

– Bobby Sager, Invisible Sun 3rd Edition