I see a lot of this roof. One day this past winter, I decided to make a picture of it. It was daytime but I processed it to give it more of an evening feel.
In street photography, I’m always looking for visual cues that lend interest to a scene. Beautiful light, colorful or graphic elements, intriguing characters, and decisive moments can all create that interest. I got a handful of them on this particular day. I especially love the tension created between the two figures’ footsteps moving in opposite directions.
While waiting for the metro this morning, I was trying to photograph a freight train that was passing near the station. I got some so-so shots and had turned around to wait for my train when I saw this guy with a yellow umbrella. I liked that it matched the paint on the ground, so figured I’d frame up a shot. I always feel a little awkward doing things like this, but I really wanted to capture the moment. I waited for the guy to look the other direction and then snapped this quick shot.