Photo Of The Day #97 – Coffee And Cigarette Break On 7th Avenue

Everybody is in a rush in a metropolitan area of New York City and so…

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… you are in a rush as well if you are doing sneaky street photography. This is why the hand this guy is holding his cigarette in isn’t in the picture. I just couldn’t take more than this one shot without getting noticed. The image just wouldn’t have been candid anymore and in most cases this is what it’s all about.

I immediately knew that this image would work best in black and white.

Here are some technical data of this shot for you:

Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Lens: Sigma 17-50 2.8
Shutter Speed: 1/250 of a second
Aperture: f5.6
Focal Length: 40mm
ISO Speed: 100

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