In pictures: Scientists map 21 facial expressions and emotions
Ohio State University scientists mapped 21 distinct emotional facial expressions, including apparently contradictory states such as 'happily disgusted' or 'sadly angry.'
Photographer: Gary Grealy Title: Ken Catchpole Date: 2014 Size: 99.0 x 74.0cm Medium: Inkjet Print URL: http://www.portrait.gov.au/portraits/2014.46/ken-catchpole This photo is of a man with a happy expression. The photographer has used cropping so u can really only see his face. This means that the photographer is really emphasising his facial expressions making his face the focal point in the picture.
Annemarie Schwarzenbach photographed by Marianne Breslauer
Ethereal portrait photography by Lucia O’Connor-McCarthy
I love this portrait so much, just the style of clothing and hairstyle tell so much about the person and I love the angle.
Though it may sound grandiose, it is the truth of her interpretations that makes Maria Callas tower over all other performers. Every note--whether in an aria or recitative, every movement on stage, every facial expression as she listened or sang--plumbed the depth of the character she seemingly had become. For she was no longer a singer interpreting a role, she was Norma or Tosca or Medea. She imbued every phrase with excitement and meaning and she was completely dedicated to every detail in…