Strolling

Posted by
Jeffrey (Scottsdale, United States) on 27 May 2014 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Location: New York City

Many photographers believe that photographing people from behind or from a distance are forms of "cheating" (see Rule No. 3 at http://blakeandrews.blogspot.com/2014/05/the-10-rules-of-street-photography.html). I first spotted this man as he walked slowly along the sidewalk on 1st Ave perhaps a hundred feet ahead of me. I tried to close the gap between us and get out ahead of him, but he suddenly picked up his pace and started across the street just as I reached him...

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portrait by barry