She yanked a low hanging branch around her shoulder to give her shot the proper background. Not great for the tree but it must have really helped the final result. Plenty of reds to be sure.
I loved it that this couple was totally unaware of anything but themselves. You could have set a bomb off next to them and they wouldn’t have heard it.
Every now and then you take a photograph of something. You like it but, you have no idea what to call it. This is an example.
The beauty of a Ricoh GR for street photography is that you can take a picture and move on before your subject is really aware of what’s going on.
This is taken in our local Starbucks at midday. I was struck by how many people, especially the ones in the foreground, seemed not particularly engaged with anybody. The exception to this is the lady at the right in the pink dress. Maybe this lack of focus is a result of us becoming so addicted to digital screens, not faces.
I often stick my camera in other people’s faces to get a shot. This guy turned the tables on me.
In todays’ digital age a lot of people, including me, place a good deal of stress on just getting noticed. Sure the photo above is an arresting image but if that’s all it is, that’s not enough. If I told you that I was watching this guy from the time he got on the subway for a chance to take his picture. However, because…
I saw this coming about ten steps away. When the photo finally got taken the sneeze had just happened and he was taking his tee-shirt away from his nose. I would have liked to have been able to take this shot a second or so earlier but I wasn’t close enough. I’m categorizing this as a “good but could have been better”.