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A Quick Coffee

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 26 January 2008 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Standing at the counter in a Parisian cafe is cheaper and you get to talk to complete strangers.....besides, I was with my wife's uncle who wouldn't dream of ordering an espresso any other way.

(Damien....say Hi to your dad for me)

NIKON D40 1/30 second F/4.0 ISO 1600 15 mm (35mm equiv.)

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MY DIGITAL EYE from Cardiff, United Kingdom

great the angle!

26 Jan 2008 10:48am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

I love everything about this, the story, the feeling...awww the feeling, I feel like I could sit and write a book about this...also love coffee. I want to be there

26 Jan 2008 1:00pm

Luis Rodrigues from Lisbon, Portugal

Wonderful perspective!

26 Jan 2008 6:11pm

Paul van der Meer from Netherlands

I love this one, great shot!

26 Jan 2008 8:16pm

Michael Rawluk from Prince George, Canada

Very cool guerrilla photography.

26 Jan 2008 8:58pm

amy from Rocky Mountain House, Canada

It's really an incredible candid!! Brilliant, Ian... really brilliant!

27 Jan 2008 4:24am

IMPAR from Lisboa, Portugal

great shot! nice perspective!

27 Jan 2008 3:00pm

tom from Germany

I like the perspective. Well done!

27 Jan 2008 7:26pm

danthro from Suburbia, United States

i can almost hear the noise of the people and smell the coffee. like the crispness/sharpness of it and great compo.

28 Jan 2008 7:12pm

Momo from Montpellier, France

Cool image...before the 2nd of more cigarettes in the cafes...breathe the composition...candids like this are some of my favorites...when I take 'em up close and personal it's almost like stealing someone's soul...just kidding...

30 Jan 2008 12:11am

ZmAjEvA from Belgrade, Afghanistan

Excellent! Try black & white, too. :)

5 May 2008 10:33pm

@ZmAjEvA: Thanks very much...I'll give it a try!

Vink from Grasse - French riviera, France

So French atmosphere ! well done !

10 Oct 2008 7:39am

1/30 second
ISO 1600
15 mm (35mm equiv.)