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Old 04-06-2007, 04:34 PM
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Shy Old Man.

Was actually shooting some river views and spotted this old guy standing on the bridge. Can't even compose properly as the old man is starting to leave when saw me. May be that is street photography.

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I realise old folks don't like to have their pictures taken. I had a lot of angry stares when I tried that in Shanghai. I thought they wouldn't mind but they do.
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They might still subscribe to the 'capture of one's soul' bit
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I realise old folks don't like to have their pictures taken. I had a lot of angry stares when I tried that in Shanghai. I thought they wouldn't mind but they do.
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They might still subscribe to the 'capture of one's soul' bit
Noordin, I heard at the Alex Moh talk that the Chinese would have lots of early age & "at their prime" age shots but not old age shots for the reason alan mentioned. The "at their prime" shots are for the front of the hearse (in cantonese cheh tou siong) AM was talking about his efforts to collect old photographs when he mentioned this
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