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Gear: Canon 7D, EF40mm f/2.8 STM
â€‹Exposure: f/5.6 at 1/4000, ISO 1000, Natural Light, B/W conversion in SilverEfex Pro
While on a walk through Chicago's Chinatown, I meandered about with camera in hand looking for interesting scenes to shoot. I happened to see this gentleman and grabbed a shot on the go. I was using my small camera kit comprised of my 7D fitted with Canon's
wonderfully small andâ€‹ high performing 40mm pancake lens. It's an unobtrusive kit that makes for great street photography.
â€‹When I captured this image, I was shooting for the visceral moment. It wasn't until I got back to my computer that I saw the second vice--the bottle in his pocket--which ended up transforming this shot from an interesting story into a veryâ€‹ interesting story.
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