There’s no shortage of interesting faces in a crowded city and with my tiny Ricoh GR III I can often get a pretty good closeup portrait of them without attracting notice.
Every now and then we want nothing more than to be left alone.
I often walk down Winter Street in Boston on my way to buy groceries. Often there are young people along the building edges who are clearly under the influence of mood altering substances. It’s tragic to see them and they have gotten so common that I really don’t like taking their picture. I took this zoned out kid though because of the sign next to him.
I can’t think of anything better than bare feet, a cup of coffee and the New York times.
It’s almost surreal.
It just kills me to see folks like her. I went by her early this afternoon and when I came back about 40 minutes later she was still bobbing her head and talking gibberish.
There’s an old but true saying that says in effect that reality is what we choose to think it is.
These two photographs were taken within about a minute of each other. My guess would be that the individuals in each view reality entirely differently.