Two of these photos were made with the new technique that I learned in a short video of John Free on You Tube, the 20 degrees rule, when you want to take a photo of a stanger on the street, you do not aim directly at the person with you camera. You aim 20 degrees off him, make your focus, watch him with one eye and when you think it’s the right moment you put your camera on the subject and press the button.
Same thing here, I was aiming at flowers just beside her and at the last moment a small move to my right and …….. photo
These two women were French tourists who just landed in Ottawa. They were having fun at taking some photos in front of the US Embassy. As I passed beside them, they saw my camera and asked me if I could take a photo of them with their Blackberry, of course I did.