Nick Boldrini wrote:
>Not sure about that Paul, might just have been the novelty of being in
>a photo which caused people to pose. This thought was prompted by the
>recent Mitchel and Kenyon series which mentioned this aspect of
not familiar with them, could you elaborate? it seems to me that if
people like pitt rivers didnt want the diggers to pose for the camera he
would have stopped them. Whereas, as i know from personal experience,
modern site photos deliberately anonymise people. Perhaps i was being
frivolous, but im not sure that we know how victorians antiquarians
treated their labourers, Paul Everills example suggests that at least
some were treated with respect.
As something of an aside, on one site we took to producing the ident
shot for each of our films by writing the site number on someones leg.
This was disapproved of by the management and they wouldnt let us take
any more pictures. ;-)