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Look behind you by Rhoufi
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Alone In The City #12:Look behind you

Candid Street Photography

This was shot seconds earlier:

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To reveal art and conceal the artist,
is art’s aim.

Oscar Wilde – “The Picture of Dorian Gray”

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  • robpixaday
    robpixadayabout 4 years ago

    This is beautiful. And compelling.
    It’s not easy to look away.

  • Hi Robin and thank you. Yes I foind that, something about the B+W cat and B+W girl and the cat’s wild, wary expression. I was on a passing tram and shot through a dirty scratched window; never thought it would come out OK.

    – Rhoufi

  • aartwaven
    aartwavenabout 4 years ago

    you can’t imagine how shots I take through my windows…….or maybe you can. I love the way the cat looks like it is staring at you, it seems to be thinking what is that bloke doing

  • I’ve seen your impromptu shots through windows and I think that’s why I was prepared to risk it. You get amazing effects using windows as natural filters, Aart. The effects you get with your basic camera always astound me.

    – Rhoufi

  • Ell-on-Wheels
    Ell-on-Wheelsabout 4 years ago

    Superb b/w Rhoufi!!
    Nice bit of defining light on the arm rest, fabulous shadows under the seat on the pavement, even the bolts on the benchseat rungs are lit up!! … beautifully framed, and that cat!! You’d never know, if not mentioned, that the image was taken through a dirty tram window! :-)

  • Thank you Ell. I was coming back from the city on Saturday on a tram because the trains were out and things stated to happen. I think I’ll go to town more on the trams. Wow, you notice a lot of things, thank you for mentioning them; I learn from the observations of an astute eye.

    – Rhoufi

  • Aconcagua
    Aconcaguaabout 4 years ago

    leaves the viewer pondering ! perfect timed candid shot!!

  • That effect of leaving the viewer pondering is my holy grail – it’s all about the story told and untold. Thanks for your observation, James. BTW, I found my Ektachromes of Lake Ohrid a few weeks back and I hope to get them scanned so I can post them. I got the orthodox church – might be good.

    – Rhoufi

  • Ell-on-Wheels
    Ell-on-Wheelsabout 4 years ago

    Takes an astute eye to notice another astute eye ;-)
    More to see from/in a tram Rhoufi, doesn’t move as fast as a train either ;-)
    I always have the camera out and ready :-D

  • Andrew  Makowiecki
    Andrew Makowi...about 4 years ago

  • Andrew! Thank you, my first feature in Kairos – so good.

    – Rhoufi

  • aka-ell
    aka-ellabout 4 years ago

    #Woohoo!! Congrats on your feature Rhoufi!! :-D

  • Thanks Ell. Kairos too! The last shot of the day and what luck. I haven’t had a feature for a while so yeah – Woohoo!

    – Rhoufi

  • Kirstyshots
    Kirstyshotsabout 4 years ago

    Ah, equally wonderful!

  • Thank you so much Kirsty. You can drop by anytime ;—))

    – Rhoufi

  • rosson1
    rosson1about 4 years ago

    Congrats on the feature and well deserving…good eye for the quirky:))

  • Thanks Ralph, I must travel on trams more often. I do like to hunt for the quirky or unusual.

    – Rhoufi

  • Laurie Minor
    Laurie Minoralmost 4 years ago

    Fascinating image, Rhoufi!! Looks great in B/W!

  • Thank you Laurie, I’m amazed when a comment appears so far back in the gallery. I appreciate your visit

    – Rhoufi

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