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Vimoutiers, France. August 2020

Taken on a very dull morning this image is a bit grainy but it I think it works. This shy little boy was standing in front of his mother while she was talking on the street outside this cafe. Sitting at a table opposite while drinking a morning tea, waiting for a possible shot, the moment came when peered under his mothers hand for me.

Leica M4-2, Summicron 35mm f/2 ASPH and taken on Ilford HP5 plus, rated at 800.

World goes by

Street photography is a little thin on the ground until I spotted this little fellow waiting for a family member to return from a corner shop. Great images come to those who are patient.49939458332_190946f7b5_b

Taken on my Leica M3, Summicron 50mm f/2 and shot on Fomapan 100 @ 800 ISO using sunny sixteen.

Night before

Bright sunny morning and I came across this bench with the empty bottle and can from the night before. There is something to be said for empty streets during this lockdown for photographers, it’s either easy to find shots like the one below or harder because you work to a image that is going to work for you.

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Leica M4-2, Summicron 35mm f/2 ASPH and taken on Fomapan 100 Classic film pushed to an ISO of 800

Legs

Deauville in France again. While my wife was having a conversation with this lady on the street corner, I was amused of how her two greyhounds where standing around their owners shadow on the pavement.

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Leica M4-2, Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH, taken on Kodak T-Max P3200 film rated at 800 ASA.