2 of 2: I gulped, nervously and replied that this could prove a very symbolic portrait. He nodded politely and moved across the hotel room. Slowly he removed his glasses and fell into an absolutely serene pose. I exposed just two frames and told him it was enough. He put his glasses back, studied me for a moment and then spoke. "While I was standing there", he paused, "I was thinking of how I would want to look if I were still in Russia standing against the wall, waiting to be shot. This is the look I gave you." he said.