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I hate shopping

By JohnHawthorne  
I'm only guessing what's going on here, but I reckon his wife is in the shop and he didn't particular want to wander around the lingerie department with her while she decided what to get, so he went outside and waited for her. On the other hand, he might have just sat down for a rest.

Tags: Portrait Street photography Photo journalism Edinburgh Poster Advert

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Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
19 Mar 2012 9:21PM
Oh I so know that feeling......Pretty much everytime the wife (bless her) drags me out Sad

Great candid.....Ade

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bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2012 9:21PM
With a shopping bag that size John you could be right with your first assumption
Great shot works well in mono well done .
paskinmj 9 11 1 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2012 9:36PM
Nice juxtaposition.
20 Mar 2012 12:38AM
Great shot. Works well in b&w
conrad 13 10.9k 116
20 Mar 2012 7:50AM
That's the nice thing about street photography, we start guessing what's going on with the people in the pictures...
hobbo Plus
7 1.2k 2 England
20 Mar 2012 8:26AM
Boy oh! Boy......that could be me sitting there........I must look exactly the same when my good lady decides to enter yet another M&S or a similar store, she spends ages just touching clothes or pulling them off the hangers, or unfolding jumpers, then refolding them; she rarely buys anything, then on the way home she will say...." I wish I had bought so and so ".........sorry ladies.


I have even asked to see M & S store mangers to request a husband crèche just inside every store, stacked with electronic goodies and other boys toys.

Now, I ensure that I have my little LX5 with me to amuse myself with a little street photography while I wait.

Thank you for letting me get that lot off my chest Wink

JohnHawthorne 12 1.7k 5 Scotland
20 Mar 2012 12:19PM
Thanks for your encouraging (and funny!) comments.
Carrie_1 8 2 6 Wales
20 Mar 2012 5:45PM
Great candid shot.
meniko 7 Cyprus
22 Mar 2012 5:26PM
So well captured and your assumption made me smile Smile
nice comp and works with the background nice one
Have a readers choice on me Tongue
great capture

I know how that guy in the pic feels!! lol

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