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  • It’s been a while now since I went out with my camera to just walk the streets and take photographs of life. In some ways it’s quite a solitary thing to do and I have to be in the mood. I'm better at taking pictures than I am at technical photography but I do love hunting moments.

    It feels different every time I go out. Sometimes I feel brave and get closer to people, sometimes I’m timid and take street scenes from a distance. Sometimes I see a lot in one night, sometimes nothing. I think though that I have to be in the right frame of mind to want to look at the world. I have been more focused on my film projects and being with people than wandering alone lately but I'm beginning to get the itch to go on the hunt again.

    There are many spectacles in London, amazing views and architecture, odd happenings, larger than life people, but it’s often the tiny moments within mundane things that pack the most punch for me. If I didn't catch them, they'd be gone forever and nobody would know.

    The body language in this photograph was compelling. And the situation seemed funny and familiar all at once and there was something else. A tragic quality to it. I don’t know if it was the man or his meal that she found so delicious but I knew looking at his body language that I never wanted to be like this woman, sniffing around something that was so incredibly closed off from her for all the world to see in the open fronted eatery where they sat.
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