Technology 'generation' gap ... by Ell-on-Wheels

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Canon 50D, 50mm f1.4
Available light (late afternoon, moving tram, Autumn in Melbourne)
RAW, post-ed b/w conversion, cropped, gentle CS5 tweak

Moving tram, shot with camera perched on my knee, and pointed in general direction with fingers crossed … the light reflected onto his face (from the note book he was writing in, balanced on his briefcase) initially got my attention, but on closer inspection (without getting caught!) it’s not too often these days one sees a gentleman in trenchcoat and hat – then on getting this image home, couldn’t help but notice the young lad (T-shirt? it wasn’t that warm!) sitting opposite – and the seemingly apparent clothing and technology ‘generation’ gap between them …

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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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  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartalmost 3 years ago

    Whoa love this Ell, specially the contrast between the two and the hat ’n coat combo

  • Georgie, thank you :-)
    Haven’t posted much to RB lately, so your comment and fave is greatly appreciated :-)))) x

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Cecily  Graham
    Cecily Grahamalmost 3 years ago

    Definitely a wonderful contrast Ell. . . the Gent would be on his way to Collins Street and the lad to RMIT : ) : ) Cecily

  • John Holding
    John Holdingalmost 3 years ago

    top shot Ell.

  • Thank you very much, John :-))
    … a little bit of luck along the way here, being shot from sneaky knee-level ;-)
    Appreciate the fave! :-))))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • John Schneider
    John Schneideralmost 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture!

  • Hi John, thank you very much for the comment good sir :-)))))))))))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Berns
    Bernsalmost 3 years ago

    Fabulous Ell!

  • Appreciate the fave, Berns, thanks heaps! :-))))))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • eoconnor
    eoconnoralmost 3 years ago


  • Thank you very much, Liz, also the fave! :-)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • lamiel
    lamielalmost 3 years ago

    Very 1950’s…love the tones

  • Miguel, thanks so much, fave greatly appreciated :-)))))))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • wildone
    wildonealmost 3 years ago

    great image

  • Thank you, glad for the comment :-))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Jazzdenski
    Jazzdenskialmost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous tones and light Ell! The T-shirt/ They just don’t feel it these young uns, do they… or do you?!

  • Thanks so much, Jazz! :-))))
    Hehe, my “young’un” days are a distant memory ;-)

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Jazzdenski
    Jazzdenskialmost 3 years ago

    It has the look of a silver gelatin print.

  • Fab compliment, thank you!!!
    I’m not a big fan of lots of post-ed, so am glad the tonal efforts appeal :-)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

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