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You’ve probably never thought about how your face looks when you're watching porn because that’s not what people usually think about while watching porn. Unless, of course, it’s a premise for a really quirky and really uncomfortable social experiment.

In his latest series called “Porn Portraits,” New York photographer Patrick Struys captured the reactions of a bunch of people as they watched a five-and-a-half-minute porn video. The video included “a little bit of everything for all sexual orientation, preference and/or taste," Struys said.

The results are nothing short of fascinating and probably not for the reasons you’re thinking about.

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Struys told Someecards the idea for the series came to him as he observed his friends’ reactions when sex scenes appeared in movies or adult content appeared on the television screen when they were flipping through cable channels.

“I thought it was fascinating how different people reacted, processed, and expressed themselves around sex when it was presented to them in a 'public environment,'" he said.

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Struys said it took him over two months to snap the portraits. Some of these models were his friends and some were folks he found on Craigslist. Because when it comes to anything sex-related, Craigslist will always prevail, right?

When he sent e-mails to folks to participate in his series, he said:

I did not disclose the subject matter of the shoot because I didn’t want to deter people or have them showed up too prepared intellectually/emotionally for the shoot. I simply outlined that this was a ‘social experiment’ series and how I needed each subject to dress.  

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And on the subject of dress, apparently the only outfit that is fitting to watch porn in is no outfit at all. 

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How did he do it? "For the shoot, each person was sitting in a white booth I constructed with a screen for the film and [drilled a] hole for my camera, so they were only able to see my lens," Struys said.

He also said it was hard for him to be silent while he recorded their reactions. "It would have undermined the experiment if I stopped the process just because someone was uncomfortable," he said.

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Struys believes his "presence as a straight man heavily influenced the results." He went on to say that "it seemed as though women and gay men were much more comfortable showing their interest or expressing their sexuality in front of a straight man (behind the camera)."

The varying reactions surprised Struys. He expressed:

I wasn’t expecting to encounter as many of those moments. I tended to get ‘less-performative’ reactions from the females and gay men. However, all the straight men seemed very uncomfortable watching the film with me present and expressed this by laughing, joking and talking throughout the entire shoot.

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Struys hopes the series will provoke "conversations about sex/sexuality and how we deal with the subject ‘outside the bedroom.' But most importantly, [folks viewing the series] will have as much fun as I had shooting the series!"