This is a photograph that has been shot with a SONY NEX-6 and a legacy Yashica ML 35mm f2.8 lens in Rethymno, Crete.
I was shooting the Street Hunt No7 – Manual Focus Street Photography when I stumbled upon this lot. As soon as they saw me, they wanted their picture taken. They thought I was from the local paper or something like that.
Everything happened very fast. The leader, the one in glasses, was the one calling the shots and telling me to take their photo. The rest, were just enjoying the experience I would say. They seemed like old friends, just catching up, one more time on their news. Cracking a joke, cursing lightly, laughing and just being fun.
I was lucky I had that awesome legacy glass with me that time. I doubt any other one of my lenses could have pulled of such a sharp image with a lovely 3D popping effect. I manually controlled exposure looking through the NEX-6 EVF and took 2 shots. This is the one I prefered and published. The other one has never seen the light of day and never will.