I am not sure of the story behind the dog. It was either walking ( very slowly ) with its master. Or it was an abandoned old dog that was trying to tag along with the woman for company.

This is a reworking of an older shot which I cropped to make this image .

Picture was taken on a Mamiya 645 on ASA 100 film and image has not been altered. The pedestrian blur is because I used a one second exposure.


dog, melbourne, film, black and white, street photography, centreway, andrew makowiecki


  • evee
    eveeover 5 years ago

    looks good :)

  • Andrew  Makowiecki
    Andrew Makowi...over 5 years ago

    Thanks for looking Evee much appreciated.

  • Helen Corr
    Helen Corrover 5 years ago

    just checked out the first one – the recrop is cool!!! I hadn’t noticed the two guys sitting still in the other one, the contrasting motion here is much more striking …

  • coffeetea
    coffeeteaover 5 years ago

    I love this one. awesome street capture!! susan

  • Thanks Susan, I was taking photos combining blur and nice tones of the laneway. when the dog and person passed by and I was able to take the shot.

    – Andrew Makowiecki

  • Louise Fahy
    Louise Fahyover 5 years ago

    great picture. poor old dog….

  • Thanks for your comment Louise. Sorry I hadn’t replied earlier but somehow I missed this.

    The poor old dog was moving so slowly. I think there are a lot of homeless dogs in Melbourne. They live from handouts and scrounging around resteraunts. They are so good at getting around the city they even stop at traffic lights waiting for the lights to change.

    Ps you have a lovely PF

    – Andrew Makowiecki

  • benthebrown
    benthebrownover 5 years ago

    Great shot I love the composition and stillness of the dog…he reallly stands out in the busy laneway. Interesting shot of Melbourne.

  • Jane Keats
    Jane Keatsover 5 years ago

    Love the motion!

  • Mohsen Bayramnejad
    Mohsen Bayramn...over 5 years ago

    “Simple” like the Complexity of life…. you’ve done so creative, and what I love the most is it’s feeling. sepia works well, but use of slow shutter speed was one winning point.
    Excellent Andy. your works have something to think.

  • novamarkina
    novamarkinaover 5 years ago

    I Love Love Love this photo!

  • Nova thanks for having a look and commenting.This is one of my favourite photos. What was strange about this photo is I was taking a pic of something different. My camera was on a tripod all set up when the old lady and dog wandered by so I just waited till they were in position and shot.

    – Andrew Makowiecki

  • Damian Harding
    Damian Hardingover 5 years ago

    great feeling in this..the people blur works so well !

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