Quick shot made the other day whilst I was out doing a workshop with someone in town from London.
I don't shoot from the hip because I'm afraid of people 'busting' me for shooting them. You never really have to worry about that in Japan. Pretty much everyone is chilled-out about photography and even if they aren't into having their picture taken, they aren't going to kick-off at you.
I shoot from the hip because I like the viewpoint: more visual drama and interest for me than an eye-height viewpoint.
Plus, guessing 3metres and guessing the framing when the camera is away from my eye are good exercise for me.
Kerlee 35mm f/1.2
Focus set to 3m on the lens barrel
'Monochrome2' Picture Control
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