A fist raised in protest from behind the bars at Toms Prison, Manhattan, on 28 September, 1972. Legendary photojournalist Jean-Pierre Laffont captured the changing times of New York City, covering everything from free love to the grim and gritty '70s.
I chose this picture because it portrays the shape element. It has a few geometric shapes and the person is an organic shape. They seem to be flat objects without depth, and they make the picture more powerful.