Don't you just love it when a giant lens is pointed right at your face?!?!? And you can hear the shutter clicking?!?!?! And you feel super self-conscious?!?!?!
Actually, you probably DON'T love that.
One of the most important things about taking good pictures of people is the ability to make people comfortable in front of the camera. If they feel awkward, they will look awkward in the photos. And that's no good now, is it?