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You’d be excused for thinking this might be an image typical from Melbourne’s Winter … but like a lot of Australia at the moment, nothing is ‘typical’ about the weather conditions! At time of writing, it’s the middle of January 2011, usually one of our hottest driest months and more often than not, on bush-fire alert! Yet, we’ve been experiencing a lot of wet humid weather, more akin to our northern states!! :-/

… it’s been a very strange Summer, Australia wide …

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Canon 50D, 50mm f1.8
Available light (Old GPO, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne)
Straight from camera, no post-ed

Featured “All Street Portraiture” 23rdJan2011

Capturing people being people, and the finer details of four and two wheeled blingy classic automotives – two fave ‘topics’ of imagery :-))

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  • kemal91
    kemal91almost 4 years ago

    Fantastic street photo… Melbourne’s weather has a mind of its own

  • “Melbourne’s weather has a mind of its own”

    You are so right about that!! ;o)
    Thanks so much for dropping by, Kemal :o)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Gary Gurr
    Gary Gurralmost 4 years ago

    Strange, best not mention the cricket then! lovely shot, I love the way you have capture the girls’ reflections in the wet pavement. super stuff. Best wishes, Gary

  • What’s this thing called ‘cricket’?? … ;o)
    Kudos to the English cricketters, caught the Aussies ‘well out!’ of their line!! Serve’m right! :o)

    Thanks so much my friend, particularly happy with how they’re stepping in time and, the reflection of striped shoes! :-D

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsalmost 4 years ago

    This is wondereful love the quality in your images .The reflections on the wet paverment is wonderful hope it gets warmer for you soon

  • Karen, thanks so much :o)))
    T’was raining before setting out for the CBD, just couldn’t wait to get there for the potential reflections! :-D

    Thanks for the ‘warm’ thoughts, hoping it doesn’t get horribly warm though, am known to dramatically wilt in the heat ;o)

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Poverty
    Povertyalmost 4 years ago

    The same subject ( umberellas ) can be seen in abundance here but the big difference is the clothing. Dressed like that you would feeze here. ( But snow gone happily ). Cheers.P.

  • Yeah P, short sleeves!! Giveaway hint as to season here, sort of! ;o)
    Thanks so much :o))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • geof
    geofalmost 4 years ago

    along with the story, Ell, good photo-journalism. Most excellent reflections, and nice choice of clothing for the model on the left (shoes and skirt).

  • Thanks so much Geof :o))
    The flippy frilly flowing skirt caught the attention initially as she went by, stripey shoes a welcome ‘reflection’ bonus!! :-D

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • BreeDanielle
    BreeDaniellealmost 4 years ago

    like others have mentioned, cool reflections… great snap.

  • Thank you so very much Bree :o)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Di-Trying
    Di-Tryingalmost 4 years ago

    Nice Ell :)) Love the way the 2 girls are walking in sync, and like the way it all reflects on the pavement. :))

  • Thanks so much Di :o))
    Got about four go’s at these two as they sauntered by, liked this one best for the ‘striped-shoe’ and GPO column reflections .. and of course the in-sinc! ;o))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKalmost 4 years ago

    Many Congratulations From DSLR Users Group
    Fantastic Work. I’m so happy to let you know you’ve been Featured in the group for DSLR Users.
    Just click the banner picture to take you to the features page.

    Your Feature is richly deserved and I hope you have an Amazing Weekend.
    All the best and may you get many visits, favs and comments and hopefully SALES:-)
    Regards, Don. Host of DSLR Users Group

  • #WOWWW!!!!! :o)))
    Don, thanks SO much for the feature, absolutely delighted!! :-D

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparalmost 4 years ago

    Great Work .!!

  • Thank you :o))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • TimeSnatcher
    TimeSnatcheralmost 4 years ago

    Lovely capture!

  • Thank you Maggie :o)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

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