The interview by awefaul

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Funny how some images on RedBubble can alter my perception. While having a coffee and cheesecake at a favourite restaurant (V&A Waterfront, Cape Town) I noticed this woman, with the pen, interviewing the one on the right. I could hear words like conflict resolution and deadlines and so. Then I remembered the picture The interview by ell-on-wheels and took this picture, thinking black & white, but in the end, they only have a caption in common.

Featured in All Street Portraiture, 21/11/11

Another time, the same table:

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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  • Berns
    Bernsabout 3 years ago

    Great capture Faul!

  • Thanks Berns. Sometimes all you have to do is lift the camera and make sure the strap doesn’t fall into of the Cheesecake’s cream.

    – awefaul

  • styles
    stylesabout 3 years ago

    Definitely tells a story

  • Thank you. It looked more like a performance assessment than an interview but the body language will be the same for both.

    – awefaul

  • Ell-on-Wheels
    Ell-on-Wheelsabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic body language you’ve captured here, Faul! The eager intent of the interview-ee, watching the other woman’s hand, writing away on the form, making sure the info is written accurately … like the refracted light from her glasses on to her face too :-)
    Can see this image working very well in b/w too, by the way :-D

    Honoured beyond words to have had a small part in inspiring your image, Faul :-)))

  • Thanks a lot. I really tried many variations and black & white does not work although it look as if it will. In the end the slightly desaturated background does the trick, I think.

    – awefaul

  • Stephen Burke
    Stephen Burkeabout 3 years ago

    Excellent scene. One of these days I will make it to Cape Town…

  • Thanks Stephen. You are welcome, but this kind of thing happens everywhere.

    – awefaul

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparabout 3 years ago

    Nice Work ..!!

  • Thank you ..!!

    – awefaul

  • faceart
    faceartabout 3 years ago

  • Berns
    Bernsabout 3 years ago

    Yay! Faul! We will have to stop meeting like this! Side by side again ! Congrats an hugs!

  • Thanks Berns. It is getting to the point where I will be disappointed if I get a feature and don’t get a hug from you, on the podium, too.

    – awefaul

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesabout 3 years ago

  • Graeme M
    Graeme Mabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic work !

  • Thanks a lot.

    – awefaul

  • Stephen Thomas
    Stephen Thomas10 months ago

    Excellent candid photo!

  • Thank you so much. I took this when there was still a smoking section at the restaurant. How things change.

    – awefaul

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