From what I read, St. Petersburg has the largest annual Pride Parade in Florida and is one of the most LGBT-friendly locations in the South .
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There’s something happening here
What it is ain’t exactly clear
There’s a man with a gun over there
Telling me I got to beware
I think it’s time we stop, children, what’s that sound
Everybody look what’s going down
– Buffalo Springfield –
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I am continually amazed at how close I can be to someone with my camera in their face and they don’t even notice me.
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A man on a lonely street stops and glares at you.
Suddenly he reaches inside his coat for a concealed object and comes striding straight toward you.
What do you do?
If you’re a photographer you shoot first, photoshop later.
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I take pictures of people I don’t know.
Sometimes they smile, sometimes they frown. I can try to make educated guesses but in truth I never really know how they are going to respond.
I have been prowling streets for only slightly more than half a year now, but have accumulated some encounters you may find interesting.
The above is from the Foreword to a photo-essay, “If Looks Could Kill: When Strangers Notice You Taking Their Picture.” Click on the title if you wish to read the 26 page pdf.