Quote Originally Posted by Anscojohn View Post
All that artistic tradition notwithstanding, we APUGers know the REAL reason:
those gents were actually photographing the photographer. They are reaching in to trip the shutter on their waistcoat-button, cravat- knot, or stick-pin hidden- cameras, dontchaknow! (wink).
Actually they were all garment QC people, checking button spacing and stitching quality.