Funny Photos (Portraits ) of People Playing Video Games

These pictures were taken by Phillip Toledano who wanted to capture people’s hidden emotions and feelings.

In his own words:

I’ve never been very interested in straightforward portrait photography. I often feel that it reveals nothing other than the photographer’s intentions, and a topographic record of the effects of time.

But what of hidden emotions and feelings? Characteristics that are usually secreted from the world? How do we record those?

I wondered if there was a way to unconsciously tease out aspects of people’s personality, and capture it on film. So I had them play video games.

These are the results:

[Mr. Toledano]

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