My First Time! | Candid Street Photography

Yesterday I decided to give candid street photography a go. I was going to be in the capital city anyway, so I thought, why not? My adventurous mind was getting all thrilled at the thought that I was indeed going to be alone, since the friend I’d asked to come with me wasn’t free, but reason warned me not to be too crazy so I opted for a safe area – a tourist one!

Here’s the main street of Le Caudan Waterfront, where I chose to do candid street photography for the first time, all by myself:

caudan

Yes I know. Colourful umbrellas ♥

So I put on my hat, wore Candy (my camera) around my neck and pretended to be a tourist! I even spoke English (we usually speak French), stared around as if I’ve never been there (although I’ve been a thousand times since I was born), smiled… and followed the crowd, feigning to take shots of the place when in fact I was shooting… the people themselves.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Down

What if you were God and you could watch us all from your divine tower up there? What would you see?

You might see the beauty… or the disasters. It could be sunny… or cloudy.

For once, I could catch a peaceful view:

looking down from Caudan Waterfront

A light breeze was refreshing a very hot day while we waited for the cool evening to come…

This photograph was taken from Le Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis, Mauritius.

I was walking up the stairs at that time and for once, I decided to look down.

God looks down all the time. He watches over us. Just like we should watch over the weaker, the poorer.

An Evil Nymph.