This one I captured while walking the Giardini in Venice and it just struck a nerve: I had the feeling that more people were talking on the phone than talking to each other face-to-face:
Mobile Trance 33140
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Captured with Nikon 24-70/2.8 at 70mm, f2.8, 1/125 sec, -1EV
Pedestrians just walking by with an empty smile on their faces talking to no-one you could see. Sitting on the park-bench chatting on your mobile while the pretty girls just walk away.
I found this image typical of many situations I encountered during my stay. And I called it "Mobile Trance": People beeing oblivious to their surroundings while pressing the mobile to their ears...
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