Portrait of Ben

photo: Ben sits against a blurred background of greenery; he wears a sunglasses, and a purple t-shirt which bears an indistinct graphic; his body faces to the left, but his head faces to the right; he is smiling naturally.

Location: heading south-west on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, just before Wast Hill Tunnel.

Date: Friday 3rd July 1998.

Equipment: Canon EOS 50e using 50mm f/1.8 lens.

Emulsion: Fujifilm Superia 400.

Keywords: portrait, outdoors, sunglasses, purple t-shirt, greenery.

Notes: a standard lens gives a good upper-body shot when sitting opposite your subject on a narrowboat, a distance of little more than a metre (three or four feet).