E-mount and the Other San Francisco

Started May 11, 2014 | Photos thread
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Re: E-mount and the Other San Francisco
In reply to David Wyman, May 11, 2014

David Wyman wrote:

silps wrote:

Great shots, really gives me a feel for the city. Those characters in the second shot look a bit dubious, how did you get away with taking that candid shot?

Thanks for the nice words. They were a friendly group. I tried a technique I like for candids I have time. I just stay in one spot, and after I while I become invisible to people. Then I can make all the photos I want.

That's something I love doing, and it works great.

I am blessed to live in an area (San Francisco) so rich in street photography options.  Besides being a magnet for, um, "unusual" characters, it's also a prime destination for tourists from all over the world. Thus, I can park myself in favorite spots - Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, Union Square, Powell St. cable car turnaround, etc., and eventually disappear.  I can even sit there with my FE 70-200 (impossible to hide), not get noticed, and get all sorts of candid close-ups.

For proof, look at your photos.

And best yet, it's tourist season again!  

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