Audience of One

Audience of One

This guy emerged from the National Gallery of Victoria with his Cello, sat on the fountain walls outside and then commenced playing. I didn’t even get a chance to hear a note before he was interrupted by somebody he knew, but did manage to get this shot of his totally immersive expression.

I spent about three hours and attempts trying to process this shot without completely making a mess of it. Too many steps to recall.


  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: NIKON D2X
  • Taken: 3 August, 2008
  • Focal length: 200mm
  • ISO: 320
  • Shutter speed: 1/50s

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