I saw these guys as I got off the river bus in Bangkok. Judging by their boots, I think this must be their beat.
The canals are popular thoroughfares in Bangkok, with the river buses carrying thousands of commuters to work every day. A river bus journey is quite spectacular, with the noise of the engine and the speed of the bus itself.
This photo dates back to a session I did with Gavin Goff. We visited a number of markets and temples and Gavin got in there and approached people and interacted. I think this was the main thing I learned from him. Strange that this was just a grab shot then! Here, I was using another technique which he popularised, by panning with a fairly wide angle lens.
Sometimes you look for pictures: sometimes they come to you.
At the last minute, I had flown over to Bangkok to take a session with Gavin Goff (a noted travel photographer). I believe I was with him waiting on the platform of the metro when we met these young men. Much like supermarkets on Sundays, if you wait long enough everyone will pass. I’m not quite sure what they were up to – but they appeared to be having fun.