Friday people

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One of my personal challenges is capturing people. That is why I have decided to begin at the market, a place where lots of people are walking around being busy with all kinds of activities. A few weeks ago I spotted a bench from where I could take my shots rather unnoticed. Needless to say that I hugely enjoyed myself.

On the first photo you see three Turkish men who had been talking together. One of them has moved away a bit to count the money in his wallet. The second photo below shows a couple, probably tourists, who just bought some nuts from the stall behind them and now are consulting their map. The ubiquitous dove, the clients and the booth holder complete the picture.

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Later on I decided to register the Orange Fever that is threatening our country at the moment (I will show you the external symptoms later on). When I was focussing on some silly small hats, two schoolboys looking for a bit of fun, offered to pose for a portrait photo. Here is the result. We had a good laugh, I can tell you that! And what’s more, just the incentive I needed to continue trying to capture people.

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2 thoughts on “Friday people

  1. Thank you for your comment! At first I was a bit embarrassed sitting there with my camera taking pictures in a full market place. But I’m glad I did it; maybe next time it will be easier. Do you do street photography?

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