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Subject: [Leica] IMG: It's Sure Not El Raval !
From: jayanand at (Jayanand Govindaraj)
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:00:29 +0530
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On the whole, I have had no problems in Asia and Africa, but in other parts 
of the world, I try to get out in a group, preferably a street photography 
group. Makes life easier, as subjects are much less likely to get aggressive 
with many camera toting people around!

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> On 12-Sep-2016, at 04:52, lluisripollphotography <lluisripollphotography 
> at> wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> Yes, she is cute and it is a nice scene, I agree that the old World has a 
> different charm. 
> I?ve read too the Ted?s comment, I have to say that at least my short 
> experience on a week in NY in 2005 was a very pleasant photographic 
> experience, and I had no problem at all shooting people, well ? many time 
> I was with my cloak of invisibility?. , but seriously some pictures I took 
> pointing directly my camera to the people and been clearly noticed I never 
> had a problem, the people was always very kind, maybe NYC is a special 
> different place for the touristic influence??
> My humble advice when do you shoot people is never feel ?guilty? to have 
> shot them, if your attitude was this one the people would ask himself what 
> this man has do and why?? If they noticed me I smile looking for 
> complicity with them, other times I do an idiot expression looking around 
> as ?m photographing everything I see. Don?t have a complex if you shot a 
> beautiful lady, if you do it with respect generally you will never have a 
> problem they are happy to see that someone has appreciated she are beauty 
> ?. Many times, after shooting I establish a conversation with the person 
> and I keep her/his mail to send them the photo.
> Of course, before to point my camera to someone I point it to a different 
> area to allow me prepare the proper settings and later shot very fast the 
> person, I usually operate in manual settings. 
> I hope this helps...
> Lluis
>> El 10 set 2016, a les 1:54, Jim Nichols <jhnichols at> va 
>> escriure:
>> I always admire the images that Lluis and others post of the characters 
>> that haunt the restaurants and watering holes of Barcelona's El Raval.  
>> When I go out in my small town, the clientele are completely different.  
>> The "old world" has a lot more charm! But, the little lady was a cutie!
>> Comments and critiques welcomed and appreciated.
>> -- 
>> Jim Nichols
>> Tullahoma, TN USA
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