Tuesday, April 15, 2008

meidling

It is always nice when a streetshoting afternoon starts with one of those rare moments that are quite hard to explain. i knew these guys were observing me while i was approaching and when i finally passed their bench the guy in white asked: what do you do with the cam? me: taking pictures. he: pics of what? me: of you for example. within a tenth of a second he jumped up, and he made the others jump, too. weird situation, but fun.


those two were dressed exactly the same. they even had the same drink.

pumping water


i found this scenery quite nice. the small girl really wanted to get photographed. check the 100%crop underneath this image.




some random pissing dog


flowers and a cool guy


yes, we still are in Meidling, Vienna


i found this door remarkable, and this friendly fella definitely wanted to get photographed, so i combined the two.


HCB style.


Business case. the girl on top really looked ill.


random forms.



this whole area would be a very nice shooting location.


Sparschwein


i only wished the focal point was on her face


and then i found a tabletennis venue in Margharethen.

thats it for now, next time some Brigittenau shots. stay tuned. comments are always welcome.

5 comments:

Anonymous April 15, 2008 at 11:49 AM  

Stunning! HCB in Meidling?! Never knew that he actually was there. Has he read my remark on the spiral staircase picture? ;-)

Can't wait for Brigittenau! Eventhough I'd quite walk around there like Ropert Capa - it takes a lot of guts. (I should know it since I once lived there.)

Go on, Flo

fr. April 15, 2008 at 1:36 PM  

quote : it takes a lot of guts... the more i shoot of these street images the more i find out that you really have to leave your comfort zone in order to get lively pics that are actually worth taking. i find it hard too, but i think you constantly have to push your own borders in order to get "good" when it comes to streetphotography. thanks for commenting flo.

Anonymous April 16, 2008 at 10:51 AM  

You're welcome! Oh, how true: Leave your comfort zone - enter the combat zone! Or as Capa once explained: "If your pictures aren't good enough, you are not close enough."

Greets, Flo

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wrf April 25, 2008 at 6:42 PM  

you know, he died on this principle...

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