I thought about leaving this pic for the people in their workplaces theme day later in the year, but decided to go with it today. I took this on Canada Day, at the corner of Elgin and Wellington Streets. Parliament Hill is in the background, along with quite a few revelers. The woman in red is a CBC reporter, who was walking around with a cameraman, talking to people attending the festivities downtown. On impulse, I took the shot.
It looks as if you're not the only one taking a picture of this scene.ReplyDelete
Everyone is a camera person today. Next we have to learn how to talk. MBReplyDelete
And ask questions that is. MBReplyDelete
Great shot, William! Love the gentleman to the right with the hat and the "three-legged" woman on the left. ;-)ReplyDelete
William, glad you did. Always take the shot!ReplyDelete
ALOHA from Honolulu
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Well that's what you should do, take em in actionReplyDelete
Nice! It's always good to look at the news from another side.ReplyDelete
Nice one. When ever I see a on the street interview I always take a few photos.ReplyDelete
I'm often curious about the stories reporters are covering.ReplyDelete
I see a gentleman in the back also taking a picture. Nice action photo, William.ReplyDelete
Never miss an occasion like this!ReplyDelete
Looks like someone else was taking a photo of her too. On CBC News we never get to see their legs or how short their skirts are. :)ReplyDelete
i'd hate to be an on-the-street reporter! tough job!ReplyDelete
HA! Get them at their own game!!ReplyDelete
It's fun to catch these people at work.ReplyDelete
You had a good impulse. She's a looker. You might have gotten closer, though, and tried to interview her about her job and then taken her picture. Just a thought! :)ReplyDelete
@Kay: I wasn't, of course!ReplyDelete
@MB: Oh, we do!
@Merisi: thank you!
@Cloudia: I was glad this shot turned out.
@Andy: it is a good habit.
@Revrunner: in this case, I heard enough of what she was saying to know, but I often see news crews doing reports.
@Hilary: thank you.
@Luis: thank you!
@VP: certainly not!
@EG: she certainly went for a short dress this time out.
@Tex: in this case, it was a nice, lively day for a reporter to be out in.
@Norma: thank you.
@Jane and Chris: that is one way to look at it!
@Sharon: it is!
@Lowell: I should have!
You should always take the shot. You never know!ReplyDelete
That's a nice shot! BTW, how do you know what the upcoming theme days are?ReplyDelete
Excellent candid shot William, looks good when enlarged..ReplyDelete
Great opportunity! You were quick to take advantage!ReplyDelete
Nice one! I'm sure she is used to being photographed. :)ReplyDelete
nice people shot!ReplyDelete
Good shot! I've been interviewed by roving reporters several times. It can make you stammer and say platitudes!ReplyDelete
@Judy: in this case, it worked out well.ReplyDelete
@Stuart: posted it over at your page.
@Grace: thank you.
@Halcyon: quite likely.
@Linda: I have only once. I wonder if they find me disreputable.
That's a great catch, glad you decided to share now instead of later.ReplyDelete
With her red dress, she is pretty easy to spot.ReplyDelete