Just another crazy man on the streets I thought.. until I noticed the prosthetic leg after downloading the picture on computer.
I happened to be at Trafalger square for some time and tried to snap few shots walking through crazy crowd gathered for London Pride Parade. The rain doesn't stop Londoners from doing what they want to do.
I met this bookseller at southbank. I asked if I can make a portrait. He said yes but made an unusual request. 'Take my picture when I am not looking'.
Near National Theatre two years back. It was Thames festival.
To learn how to get real close while picturing people I decide not to mind looking stupid and start walking with my eye stuck inside the viewfinder. Then something like this happened. Brain spots prominent green and blue movement inside the frame, decides to focus on the person who was looking in the camera and shutter gets released. But you know what did the real magic? The wind which blew her hair. :-)
I came across this wonderful article which beautifully explains four principles of visual storytelling. I was happy to read that many of the things discussed resonate with my idea of storytelling through pictures.
A couple on London underground lost in each other
People keep driving in and out of our life. Just like they come in and go out of viewfinder. In both cases important question is 'Did we capture what we liked?'
One of my favorite shots from Istanbul. The Turks love their hookah and from my experience by far people with most expressive eyes.
A man watches his dog play on a beautiful summer afternoon in London.