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Removing one of the huge posters from a temporary structure at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, built for the soccer World Cup that ended a week ago. (The leftover merchandise are now for sale and the organisers will probably try to give away vuvuzelas free. Like in a “Buy one get 10 FREE!” campaign)

Featured in The Magnum Prospects , 26/07/10

Another large poster that was on the other side:

I also made another picture with the same guy:

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candid, cape town, people, vawaterfront, workers

Digital photography is doing for photography what the piano did for keyboard music. You can still play music composed for the harpsichord on the piano but not the other way around.

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  • scottimages
    scottimagesabout 4 years ago

    You’re so good at capturing moments like this! Fantastic shot!

  • Thank you. I am also very lucky. Less than ten minutes later it was all over.

    – awefaul

  • Trish Woodford
    Trish Woodfordalmost 4 years ago

    Perfect timing here and such a dynamic image – well taken :)

  • Thanks. I try to record very small bits of history.

    – awefaul

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtalmost 4 years ago

    great composition for a terrific image here, awefaul … love the left hand figures on the poster kind of looking at the guy peeling them off :))

  • Thanks. The big question was how much peeling to let him do. I took several and plan to use him peeling colour from something like a sunset or whatever.

    – awefaul

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtalmost 4 years ago

    great idea… i look forward to what you come up with :)

  • Well, you can see what you started over here

    – awefaul

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltalmost 4 years ago

    this is just so much fun to look image, love it , Faul

  • Thank you. Did you see what I did with it over here ?

    – awefaul

  • Snapshooter
    Snapshooteralmost 4 years ago

    Real nice composition – congrats on the feature in “Magnum prospects”

    Lars/admin

  • Thank you so much. It is a great honour. My favourite photographer, Elliot Erwitt, was one of the founding members of Magnum.

    – awefaul

  • adriangeronimo
    adriangeronimoalmost 4 years ago

    this is so awesome!!

  • Thank you so much. awefaul

    – awefaul

  • Jaclyn Hughes
    Jaclyn Hughesalmost 4 years ago

  • LorenaLo
    LorenaLoalmost 4 years ago

    haha .. like it very much!! It’s fantastic!!

  • Thanks a lot. Look around and you will see many funny things people do.

    – awefaul

  • wendys-designs
    wendys-designsalmost 4 years ago

    fantastic shot

  • Thank you so much

    – awefaul

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