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Snapped while at my fave cafe recently, grabbing a bite to eat before trudging off to work … good looking elder lady, that I tried numerously to capture without getting sprung – she was just a few feet away to my left …
With her husband, to her left also reading a newspaper – this was the only snap I dared, while she attempted to discuss an article she’d found, with her hubby who was barely listening – he was more interested in his own paper, a classic “Yes dear …” moment if ever I saw it ;-))

Canon 50D, 50mm f1.8
Available light (December, “Cafe Racer”, late morning, Melbourne)
Minor post-ed contrast/brightness adjust

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… the fateful Monday, following Once Upon a Walk

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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Comments

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonalmost 3 years ago

    So hard to do this discreetly!! LOL Nicely shot!

  • Oooooohhh, I know!!!!!!!! LOL! … sometimes I’m really brave and just grab a snap anyway, but not this time, and chickened out to wait until she couldnt “see” me ;-) Thank you, Wendy :-))))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • geof
    geofalmost 3 years ago

    could you please delete my comment, Ell, it belongs to the shot of the accompanying man who has his own paper. I like this one very much too.

  • Hehehe, done :-) … sort of ;-)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • “Two traits I admire in another man, a really good head of hair like this person’s, and the ability to continue reading uninterrupted, and getting away with it, by simply saying “Yes Dear”. (A brave catch, Ell).”

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • John Schneider
    John Schneideralmost 3 years ago

    Super composition… Quickly, don’t want to get caught!!!

  • I was! … thank you John :-)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Berns
    Bernsalmost 3 years ago

    LoL! Still giggling about her huaband and his head of hair!

  • I’m giggling because you are, Berns – glad this image had you smiling, lots! :-D
    … nothing more infectious than someone else laughing!!! :-D

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Judith Cahill
    Judith Cahillalmost 3 years ago

    Which is your favorite cafe? OK, we are going there next time!

  • Jude, my fave cafe is not in the City but is in Marine Pde, St.Kilda – Cafe Racer … have been a regular there more than 10 years :-)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Patrick Monnier
    Patrick Monnieralmost 3 years ago

    Great capture and composition.

  • Patrick, thank you very much, glad for the comment :-)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Nayko
    Naykoalmost 3 years ago

  • moyo
    moyoalmost 3 years ago

    great shot and a perfect title, especially for the beginning of this year.
    congrats to the feature, Ell.

  • Vincent Riedweg
    Vincent Riedwegalmost 3 years ago

    Great catch, and the title turns it into a stunning storyteller.

  • Evelyn Bach
    Evelyn Bachalmost 3 years ago

    fantastic! love the hidden-ness of it

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