Woman on the Phone {Paris Photo}

Woman_on_the_Phone.jpg Woman on the Phone © 2015 Chantal-Hélène Wagner

This woman instead of talking on the phone while walking, like almost everyone else, had retreated to a corner of the street and de facto reconstituted half of a telephone booth, with two walls, in the open air. This, I realized afterwards...

Maybe her conversation was a particularly important one. Maybe it was too cold.

On the spur of the moment, something in her silhouette and the chiaro-oscuro effect attracted my attention towards her. She had a definite presence being both attentive but with her gaze seemingly lost in contemplation.

She is half-hidden by the shadows yet at the same time also revealed by the glare of the shop neons. She may be a discreet person, or she may be a dramatic personality. Both possibilities are contained for me in this picture.

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