Patiently waiting for his owner to arrive. Dublin, Ireland (2015) Leica M9 + Leica Summicron 28mm f/2
I watched the couple after I snapped this photo wondering if the watermelon belonged to them. I gave up after a few minutes but they never touched it or looked at it. What was this watermelon, wrapped, doing there lopsided on the garbage can. Meh! Dublin, Ireland (June 2014) Leica M7 + Voigtlander Ultron 28mm f/2 + Ilford XP2 400
He seems quite bored sitting there, slumped, guarding an elevator to a Hookah Pipe store? Never seen an elevator exposed to the elements. But hey it’s Chinatown in NYC. Chinatown, NYC (November 2014) Leica M7 + Canon 50mm f/1.4 LTM + Kodak 5219 500T Motion Picture Film.
Gah! Sometimes shooting from the hip is good when you want to be quick and achieve a specific angle. Sometimes you manage to get the shot your looking for. And other times you fail like I did above! I love the look on the womans face but the composition is obviously a fail. If only I had tilted down a touch more I think I would have gotten the shot I was looking for in my mind. -Dominic Soho, NYC …
I was recently contacted by the County Antrim Post, in Northern Ireland, about the images I posted here on my blog. They were interested in featuring some of my images in their weekly newspaper and they included a little blurb about me. Nice to know I have some readers in Northern Ireland! You can see the article embedded below. Thanks to Damien for providing me with a PDF. -Dominic