Just a simple street portrait but what I like about is how “Lady Starbucks” is looking over his shoulder.
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Sharing what? Probably a joint. Outside the Boston Public Library no less. The file started out in color but I much prefer this black an white edit.
When faced with any adversity, in this case rain, The Boston, Beacon Hill matrons make the best of it and carry on.
There are times when getting too close to someone who knows I have a camera makes me a little nervous. That said, getting an almost painterly quality to a street shot makes the slight risk worthwhile.
Street photography for many people, myself included, means hunting for emotional stories. Trouble is, it’s very often difficult to be sure what kind of story you’re looking at. Take this lady in the subway for instance. Is she tired, sad or just momentary rubbing her eyes? I have no idea but I liked the red, white and blue of her outfit together with the position of her arms and obviously, the fact her hand is covering her face.
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.