Photo Challenge: Face in the Crowd

 

Like many people, I hesitate to photograph people without their knowledge.  Sometimes, if the mood is right, I ask permission, but then the people invariably strike poses or give an embarrassed smile for the camera.  So, the few I have are usually street scenes or action scenes.  Some I feel I couldn’t display publicly as they could be misinterpreted, have vulnerable children in them, or are otherwise not suitable.   Below are some I hope fit the challenge and I have captioned them.

Street scene, Tokyo
Tokyo’s Busiest Intersection at a Quiet Time

 

Street Barber in Hanoi, Vietnam
A Street Barber in Hanoi

 

Sicilian Afternoon
A Sicilian Afternoon – a Male only custom!

 

Asleep-on-the-boat,-Vietnam
Siesta on the Boat: a Trader takes a rest in Halong Bay, Vietnam

 

 

 

 

 

7 thoughts on “Photo Challenge: Face in the Crowd

  1. Probably, dawn to dusk for some people, but as for hectic? I don’t think so. Life is taken at a very slow pace here, and any spare moment is used for sleeping. I’ve never met people like the S.E. Asians who could sleep at any time and in any place.

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  2. Glad it tripped a memory. In this particular village, all the women (when we saw them) wore black shawls and the men seemed very suspicious of us. Mind you, we were in a very remote area in the mountains.

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