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To a street photographer of today, one thing stand out – the smartphone. Wherever I look, someone’s looking down into a cell phone.

There’s both pros and cons with this, First, people look down a lot and for me – always looking for eyes an eye contact – it’s boring and frustrating. Second, the blueish light from the screen help light people faces. And most don’t see me right away (I might have the time to take more than 1-2 pics).

Here are three very typical examples, all from Gothenburg:

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Fair and square.

Do work quite often in the full square format, via Instagram. As I’ve shown before, magic appears as you crop to use the composition trick with Dominant eye. Here some of the pics from my account @gunnarfnovik.