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Hi, everyone!

Once I wrote a huge appreciation post to a person on Instagram, and in P.S. I wanted to give credits to the photographer who had taken the photos that I used for the post.


I wrote the following:
"P.S. I would upload All of his photos on here if it only were possible. So here are some pictures from definitely one of my favorite photoshoots taken by the amazing (the name of the photographer) in 2017. I do hope he does not mind if I post them."
In the first sentence, I tried to convey that it was impossible to post a thousand pictures (in which the person I wrote the appreciation post about is depicted) on Instagram at once, but it is possible to share some of my favorite only.

I'm sure that there is a better way to put the same thought and maybe I really should have used 'all of the photos of him' instead 'all of his photos' for more clarity, but I'm not a native speaker and just curious about how English speakers can understand that.

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all (of) his photos ~ all the photos he has ever taken of anyone or anything
all (of the) photos of him ~ all photos that show him in the photo, no matter who took the photos

These expressions are not interchangeable.

CJ

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Thank you, CalifJim.

So, is it possible that the expression "all of his photos" makes it sound as if I addressed my the whole text below to the photographer (but not to the person I wrote my appreciation post about) ?

"P.S. I would upload All of his photos on here if it only were possible. So here are some pictures from definitely one of my favorite photoshoots taken by the amazing (the name of the photographer) in 2017. I do hope he does not mind if I post them."

anonymousP.S. I would upload All of his photos

"his" cannot mean "your". The person you are writing to is "you". The person you are writing about is "him".

So his photos are not the photos of the person you are writing to.

CJ

Thank you for the remark, CJ.
But I'm afraid I'm still confused. I'm sorry. I think I used the wrong word 'addressed' because both the main part of the post and the P. S. are written in the third person.

I'm writing the post about an actor (he, him, his) and I'm writing the P. S. in which I'm only mentioning the photographer (also, in the third person: he, him, his) who took the photos of the actor.

So can the expression "all of his photos" (instead of "all of the photos of him" ~ "all of the photos in which the actor is pictured") be interpreted as the following:

"I would upload all of the photos (this photographer has ever taken) on here if it only were possible. So here are some pictures from definitely one of my favorite photoshoots taken by this amazing photographer in 2017. I do hope he does not mind if I post them"?

I'm sorry again if I cannot make myself more clear. But I'm trying.

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anonymous

Hi, everyone!

Once I wrote a huge appreciation post to a person [PERSON 1] on Instagram, and in P.S. I wanted to give credits to the photographer [PERSON 3] who had taken the photos [depicting PERSON 2] that I used for the post.


I wrote the following:
"P.S. I would upload All of his [PERSON 2's] photos (all the photos PERSON 2 had ever taken? - but he's not the photographer; he's the subject of the photos.) on here if it only were possible. So here are some pictures from definitely one of my favorite photoshoots taken by the amazing (the name of the photographer [PERSON 3]) in 2017. I do hope he [PERSON 3] does not mind if I post them."
In the first sentence, I tried to convey that it was impossible to post a thousand pictures (in which [the person I wrote the appreciation post about] [PERSON 2 = the person photographed by PERSON 3] is depicted [This says the thousand pictures were of PERSON 2.] on Instagram at once, but it is possible to share some of my favorite only.

I'm sure that there is a better way to put the same thought and maybe I really should have used 'all of the photos of him' instead 'all of his photos' for more clarity, but I'm not a native speaker and just curious about how English speakers can understand that.

It looks to me like you wrote to PERSON 1.
And you wrote about a photographer's model, that is, about PERSON 2.
The photographer is PERSON 3.

I think you wanted to say that you would upload all pictures of him (PERSON 2) when you mistakenly wrote that you would upload all of his pictures (all pictures the model took) {if that were possible}.

You wanted to say it was impossible to post a thousand pictures of him (PERSON2) — not a thousand of his (PERSON 2's) pictures.

CJ