Your best Candid and/or Street photo (Ricoh only)

Challenge #1 in the Compact Power series. Hosted by Pavel Kudrys.
Challenge has finished
Ricoh cameras are known for their unobtrusive design, excellent lens and serious photographic features. All this makes them perfect for street and candid photography, where the DSLR would make the photographer too exposed. Your task in this challenge is to show us your BEST street and/or candid photo taken with Ricoh. Please, be self-critical and post only the photo you consider to be the best one in your collection and matches the challenge theme! Oh and if there is a nice story behind the photo, don't hesitate to share it with us! Photos with background story are more than welcome!
Show full rules
submission
phase has
ended
36 entries
voting
phase has
ended
1387 votes
The paradox
by Moow
Click here for full size original image
4th place
3.138
 
low
high
Picture taken during the Bordeaux carnival this year. There were many coloured floats and everybody was dancing and having fun. Suddenly, this young princess appeared on a float just in front of me. And she looked so deeply sad, with dried tears on her cheeks... It was so in contradiction to the surrounding mood! Height of chance, our eyes met when I pressed the shutter button.
Camera:
Lens:
Submitted: Wednesday, 16th June, 2010 22:16 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 8th March, 2010
Focal length: 15.3 mm
Shutter speed: 1/80 sec
Aperture: F4.4
ISO: 119
Notes: The picture is original 1:1 and B&W, it was taken using the EVF.
Views: 237
Provide complaint details
Your complaint (along with the complaints of others regarding this entry) will be reviewed by the challenge owner. Depending upon the nature and applicability of the complaint, the entry may be disqualified. In extreme circumstances the user who submitted the entry may receive a ban from the challenge or series in question.
Reason:
Comments:
Saving ...
Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
p previous n next c challenge f full size r retract vote # vote