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ashtray and sugar shaker

By bliba  
For 90 years in the Cafe Weidinger drunk, smoked, read the newspaper, played chess, cards and billiards.

"In the meantime, the regulars say: Please do not change anything! Leave everything as it is! Because there are so many of the modern restaurants, "
With the exception of a few changes made necessary by regulatory requirements - such as a smoking partition - the facility has remained virtually unchanged in recent decades.

thanks for looking and commenting

ollie

Tags: Photo journalism Monochrome Vienna Back light Bnw photography In the cafe sugar shaker

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clicknimagine Plus
11 892 105 India
22 Nov 2018 5:31PM
Excellent...
22 Nov 2018 5:39PM
A fine composition Oliver,
Fred.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 3.0k 2461 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2018 6:07PM
A different story to yesterday's. There's sadness, I sense that this is also a refuge for a lonely individual.
22 Nov 2018 6:08PM
Let's hope the only changes made to this wonderful looking establishment are regulatory ones!
An excellent composition and image, Oliver.

RichardSmile
22 Nov 2018 6:29PM
Great image, Oliver.
A sense of sadness conveyed here perhaps.
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
22 Nov 2018 6:29PM
Not a sight you see in pubs, bars or restaurants these days - ashtrays! But it's great to see and visit these places that have remained unchanged, give me one any day over a modern establishment. I especially like the symmetry in this 👍
Trev 😀
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
22 Nov 2018 6:43PM
These old places are gems today. Great subject, well managed wonderful work, Ollie.
22 Nov 2018 8:06PM
Excellent work, Oliver. My award!
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2018 8:30PM
Excellent work Oliver.
Great composition, and I'm sure there's a story in there somewhere.
woolybill1 Plus
15 38 78 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2018 9:18PM
Many, many stories in ninety years . . . .
Classic.
Regards
Bill
23 Nov 2018 4:51AM
ninety years... it's not well to make changes in old age..
Jukka Plus
10 1 Finland
23 Nov 2018 7:11AM
An excellent composition , Oliver!SmileSmileSmile - Jukka.
23 Nov 2018 10:29AM
Grand B&W capture well done Oliver.
WesternRed.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2018 11:56AM
Wonderful mono Oliie !! GrinGrinGrinGrin
Isabel
saltireblue Plus
11 12.2k 76 Norway
23 Nov 2018 3:19PM
Focusing on the objects rather than the customer actually makes me think more about the customer and his story.

Malc
SlowSong Plus
13 9.9k 30 England
23 Nov 2018 3:35PM
And he also looks like a resident ghost in the corner keeping an eye on things.

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