i always believed that i am someone sensitive to the feelings of others.. alas, i was wrong.. maybe when i reflect on wat i have said and done during the day, i might realise that i have said the wrong thing or behaved in an abhorrent way, but it is already too late.. i try to amend but sometimes, the damage might have already been made.. impressions have been set and opinions made..
the photo above was made when i was on a trip to Malaysia.. this old man was sittin by the side of a 'mama' shop, his right arm missing.. i saw him and knew i would regret if i dun take a photo of him.. so i sat down and ordered a drink and grapped a few snaps at him b4 he took notice of me.. it was the first time i tried photographing strangers and i have no idea how he would respond.. finally, i had a satisfactory one and i left, feelin his eyes staring at me as i depart.. now when i think back, i really shdn't have taken a photo of him.. he muz already be sad enuff to be in the state he is in.. but is this wat street photography is tryin to capture?
hope he finds light in his despair soon..
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