Shot this ‘from the hip’ as I was passing. If I’d taken the time to look through the viewfinder and compose, the moment would have been lost. I’ve been urged to use a wide angle and ‘get in there’, up close, and this is the result; it’s a lot harder than standing back with the long zoom, but I like the result. I haven’t cropped it at all.
Every summer Brighton – and many other resort towns – becomes home to huge numbers of foreign exchange students. This bunch were having fun taking pictures of each other with a camera phone on the seafront in Hove.
These two characters were mirroring each other. I don’t think they knew each other – the kid had just come out of the shop where he worked for a break.