As part of Photojournalism, Here is the photo article made on Emotions and sentiments of human being through Portrait photography.

The word “Emotion”

When we are feeling something, we don’t really stop to define that emotion or think about the exact emotion that we are experiencing. We just feel and go through it; may it be sadness, anger or happiness. As human beings, we experience a plethora of feelings and emotions in our lifetime that range over several forms and types. This article is an attempt to list down an extensive list of those emotions. The word ’emotion’ encompasses a broad range of feelings, behavior and changes in the body and mind. Noted professor and psychologist, Robert Plutchik listed the basic or main types of emotions as follows:

• joy • anger • trust • anticipation • fear • sadness • surprise • disgust

These, can be classified as primary, secondary and tertiary emotions. we also experience secondary emotions which are direct reactions of the primary emotions. For instance, a person may feel ashamed or guilty after experiencing the primary emotion of fear. Plutchik also stated that humans experienced not only primary and secondary emotions, but tertiary emotions as well.

Here are the examples with the candid portrait photographs I have taken.

Thinking : When you think positive, good things happen.
Lost : Lost in the smoke.
Curious : Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
Surprised : I just keep surprising myself, I guess.
Confused : Now I am confused and don’t know what I want.
Angry : Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
Devotee : with furious eyes

About Author

Pranavika-mohitepatilPranavika MohitePatil here is from Pune, Maharashtra. As a photojournalist, she says photography is seeing beauty in everything. She want to bring out the ground reality of the world through the photographs and videos, in order to reveal the situations people are confronted with. She has completed her Professional diploma in art of photography from Creative hut institute of photography, Kerala, India.

Pranavika MohitePatil, Pune, Maharashtra.

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