faces in places, lace up your cases
When faces and emotions are partially obscured, the image becomes all the more intriguing. What are they thinking about? How do they feel? What are they hiding?
And somehow, the subject appears to be in melancholy, even when they are equally likely to be the happiest they have ever been.
Or perhaps, they are just trying to keep a part of themselves private, out of reach to the many that are quick to assess, to watch, to judge. Perhaps.
Some haunting images that inspired this thought:
Via Vintage Mint