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Old 7th November 2010
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A bit of street photography

I do not consider this to be my forte but keep giving it a go whenever I can.
I have come to the conclusion that, with this type of photography there are three things needed:

1. To be out there in the first place - I can do that
2. A seeing eye to spot the opportunity - I am learning
3. An degree of luck - Out of my hands.

So I guess that with two out of three in my hands that means that it's a case of getting out there and learning. .

These pics are a series taken on one afternoon in August. I have learnt that photography is all about enjoying your hobby and I enjoy these pics, they give me a laugh and in my book that's all that counts.
They were taken outside Tate Modern all in the space of about 20mins.

With this one I was waiting for a person to walk past, then the lucky bit happened, this pigeon strolled purposefully in the right direction.


This was one I though I had missed, I saw the girls coming towards me and realised they would make a good shot however I was too slow in getting my camera into position, but as they passed I turned and snapped this, and yes the man was there with his thumbs in the air...how lucky was that?



This one was exactly as seen and I just snapped it, the lucky bit was that the man was looking at me and the girl just happened to turn so you can she her face.


All good fun.
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Re: A bit of street photography


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Re: A bit of street photography

I do like the middle one .. the fact it says OK on his shirt just adds to it

Like you said... luck and timin (darn missed that one) help a lot

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Re: A bit of street photography

You have a very observational eye. I particulary like the last one.
Great stuff.
Timing is everything.
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Re: A bit of street photography

Sometimes I struggle to see the point of most street photography...just a mish-mash of things going on..............BUT these are absolutely brilliant.
As they say you could not plan this !!

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Re: A bit of street photography

Nicely seen, especially the last one.
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Re: A bit of street photography

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I do not consider this to be my forte but keep giving it a go whenever I can.
These are flipping brilliant!

Pigeon going to watch the Peregrines ...
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Re: A bit of street photography

Nice shots, all of them. I like the "Are you looking at my bird" shot.

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Re: A bit of street photography

Did the pigeon hassle you for money right after taking the shot
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