Posts Tagged ‘Western Australia’

posters and peoples

I like to mix my people shots up with posters, and this looked like a great place to stop for a short time.  Trying not to make people feel uncomfortable I am pretty quick shooting and putting the camera down as they’ve walked through the scene. I captured this shot slightly too early  with the lady only entering the view but in the end I felt it had the most impact.

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Summer is here, the peoples are out and about doing their thing…it is a good time to be alive.  I was shooting the streets  with my good mate Wing looking for that “decisive moment” and did we find it, well we found lots of them, here is a couple and more on my Facebook page (Sean Breadsell – Street Photographer)

a dog's life

Whenever you get doggies in the city, the peoples will come.  Not sure if it is because dog’s are rarely in the city or if it is just that Aussies love their dogs, probably a mixture of both.  Stuff me, that Saint Bernard was huge…I want one of course, to go with my two Goldies.

once_were_warriors

It’s not every day you see these amazing drummers, they were doing a demo in the city for an up coming tour and no not just this one guy, there was LOTS in the group.  They were like a fierce fighting group, like warriors and what happens when you look around the crowds in these situations….BAM…there it was there, Once Were Warriors!!

 

I was asked by my good mate Seng Man from Venture Photography Workshops to join him on a photowalk for the Nikon Centennial, there was about 20 peoples and we wandered the streets of Perth capturing some special moments.

Seng offered his take on Street Photography and how he shoots, very similar to myself only different and that is the beautiful thing with Street Photography we can all shoot our own way, whatever it takes to capture that illusive moment in time.

I was able to share some of my methods and ideas, and shooting a couple of stranger portraits which is always fun as it is the time you interact and have a proper conversation with your subject but that’s for another post.

I was walking around taking a few photos here and there and was reasonably happy with my street shooting, then I walked past a particular place where the contrast between the background and people was just perfect.  I found a great place to plonk myself on my rear end and waited for right time, the right peoples that made it interesting and I think I got a bunch of great shots….check them out!!!

Anyone who ventures to the Freo markets will recognise this guy, he is always there selling his boomerangs that actually work and flying them over everyones head in demonstrations.  I was quietly waiting for him to make eye contact while a rang was mid air, I waited for ages while the crowd was gathered and watching but he never looked my way til the end when the crowds had moved on and there were no rangs in flight but his smile makes the photo.big smiles