Photographer's Note

When you're running in from the street to escape thundering rain, you encounter a security guard hand-holding an old lady down a flight of stairs in front of a shopping mall. It's the perfect photo opportunity. Your camera is in your bag, to protect it from rain obviously.

By the time you whip out your camera from your bag, you know that you have 1 in 100 chances of getting a clear shot. You grab the split-second opportunity anyway. You shoot, and hope for the best, and then you pray that the photo is not going to be blur and fuzzy. No such luck, but you put it up anyway under the glaring spotlight because you feel that the photo says something vital about Petaling Street.

Beyond the wayside stalls and the teeming masses, there's something very human about the street that sets it apart from the soulless shopping malls that are mushrooming all over the city.

I have revisited this place a thousand times and yet every visit feels like the first time.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Alexandra Wong (AlexandraWong) (8)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-10-20
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/2.8, 1/25 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-10-23 10:12
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