February 15, 2007
Pick a Publicity Shot
A picture is worth a thousand words.
We are updating Charmaine’s pub shots. Following are two. We need to pick one.
Please send me an email or comment and let us know which one you’d pick and why.
leaning forward, or
sitting straight up.
The is the raw work of branding and image. You will notice that most portraits will have the subject facing toward his or her right — showing the left side of the face.
Unseen would be the subject’s feet. They will both be flat on the ground — but not together, not parallel. But one foot would be slightly ahead of the other. If standing, this would be an Hellenic pose as Alert Reader Pat Patterson comments about the Rocky statue.
A picture is worth a thousand words is so Chinese, so exotic — so like Confucius. And so wrong.
The thousand words is actually an American marketing campaign from the 1920′s.