The boy-child’s self-portrait through the car window via the rear view mirror. Photo: 2012
It’s so often said that the eyes are a window to the soul, the words are in danger of becoming a cliche. Yet, we are remarkably good at assessing character from facial expression – eyes perhaps most of all. We all know about smiles that move a mouth, but never quite reach the eyes.
The boy-child. Indulgence of his mother’s desire to photograph him, perhaps, but indulgence born of love. Photo: Su Leslie, 2010
Briefly still. Photo: Su Leslie, 2005
Mother and child. What do the eyes say? Photo: Tony Gray 2003
This post was written for Sue’s A Word A Week Photography challenge at A Word in Your Ear.