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The Girl On The Tram

I spent a week in Lisbon, during which I wanted to take a photograph of people riding the trams. I wasn't pleased with any of the photos that I had taken, and so dedicated my final morning to trying to get the perfect shot. I spent around 2.5 hours standing on a street corner photographing trams as they went by. Finally this particular tram came along and it just to happened that the girl looked directly at me as I pressed the shutter. I knew then that I had my shot.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Camera: X-T1
Copyright: © James Abell