London Ontario Photographer | I Heart Faces Photo Challenge (best face of 2012)
What a hard theme to pick a photo for! In the end though, as I sifted through all of my favourites from 2012, this is the "face" I kept coming back to, from a session back in July. This image is simply striking to me, and it's my favourite kind of capture - spontaneous, candid, unposed. I love the expression in her eyes. I was simply following her as she explored the field, and she happened to look up at me. This session as a whole also represented a bit of a breakthrough for me artistically, it was the first session I shot exclusively with a prime lens (50mm 1.8 at the time) and I fell in love with both the process and the results. I now almost exclusively shoot with prime lenses, and I feel like creatively, this session really helped me to get to where I wanted to go.
Here is Gracie, my "best face of 2012".