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© James Wiley
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

In my 'Photojournalism' collection.

Taken in 1979, could this have been a sign of things to come? Winnipeg Tibune photo

Winner of a Canadian Press Award.

Many thanks to Donna Mullins for the spotlight.

48 responses

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Great, looks like a scene from comedy

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    too much funny, i hope not

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    LOL!!!!!!!!!! I love it!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Interesting image!

  • Kaki J. Luitjens

    Kaki J. Luitjens said (30 Apr 2012):

    Haha! To funny! Love it!

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (30 Apr 2012):

    This is really funny and well done.

  • Julianna O'Brien

    Julianna O'Brien said (30 Apr 2012):

    i love this more than words can say..and i'd totally do it!! :)

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (30 Apr 2012):


  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    right place...right time with the cam EverReady..awesome!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Very creative! Well done.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    I like the backward glance of the pedestrian walking by, who doesn't seem too surprised, like it is an everyday occurance to see a telephone booth tipped with the occupant inside...Excellent entry.

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (30 Apr 2012):

    What a great street photo and in the moment capture. Deserves the award. Belated congratulations.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    I absolutely LOVE this photo. I'm with Andrea about the pedestrian. It looks like he is thinking.....So what? If i saw something like this,i would laugh until i cried!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) said (30 Apr 2012):

    no wonder this won an award! Congrats.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    this is hilarious and a great shot

  • David Jeffries

    David Jeffries gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    You got the award may I add to the congratulations, superb capture

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    love, love, love it.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (1 May 2012):

    Wonderful, reminds me of the old "Candid Camera" programme... love it!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (1 May 2012):

    Laughing. Congrats on the well derserved award. This is outstanding work.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (1 May 2012):

    Talk about a casual!! Superb capture, wonderful humor~!


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (1 May 2012):

    Beyond excellent!

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins gave props (1 May 2012):

    This is so good! James I love this pic!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (1 May 2012):

    the world's first cell phone--and it looks like the news is bad

  • Brendan Kelly

    Brendan Kelly (Deleted) gave props (2 May 2012):

    Funny, cool, well captured, simply a nice shot.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (2 May 2012):

    A most excellent entry.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (2 May 2012):

    very amusing doc shot!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (3 May 2012):

    Outrageous! :-)

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (3 May 2012):

    Absolutely hilarious.. a real Candid Camera moment captured.. great shot!!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (4 May 2012):

    What a fun photo! Great composed it so beautifully!!

  • Hussain Al-Ahmed

    Hussain Al-Ahmed gave props (4 May 2012):

    Hilarious. Non-Stop laughing. Cheers

  • Ma. Dolores Guillén Solí­s

    Ma. Dolores Guillén Solí­s gave props (5 May 2012):

    Excellent shot!

  • Patrick Marella

    Patrick Marella gave props (6 May 2012):

    What a great capture!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (6 May 2012):


  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (6 May 2012):

    Awesome photo and entry!

  • dL

    dL (Deleted) gave props (7 May 2012):

    Great hot...fantastic!

  • Brad Paro

    Brad Paro gave props (10 May 2012):

    Too funny!!

  • Iryna Andronova

    Iryna Andronova said (10 May 2012):

    just fantastic!!!! what a catch!!! :))

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (10 May 2012):


  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (17 May 2012):

    I have told so many people about this picture, James... :)

  • Sisu Jean

    Sisu Jean (Deleted) gave props (26 May 2012):

    I love it. Thank you for your comments on my page

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (1 Jun 2012):

    very original!

  • Eric Sayah

    Eric Sayah gave props (12 Jun 2012):

    Hilarious! What a great catch!

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (17 Jun 2012):

    fantastic shot!!

  • Silvia Poldaru

    Silvia Poldaru said (29 Jun 2012):

    Intriguing! Is this person dialling 911 by any chance? Great capture!

  • Gustavo Muniz

    Gustavo Muniz said (27 Jul 2012):

    award deserved !!!

  • Ash .

    Ash . gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    Respect. All great images

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (5 May 2013):

    ..amazing capture!

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