The Phenomenon Of Living In The City.
Carrying a small ukulele these two kids walk around the pedestrian path playing their music hoping for a bit of money from passers-by.
Living in a big city like Jakarta is full of challenges. Not a few families in the lower economic line mobilize all the abilities of family members including children to participate in making money to support family survival.
As a photographer, it is sometimes sad to see a phenomenon like this on the streets but this is a fact of life that must be faced and fought for. Can only hope for a better life in the future.
The man who had just crossed the rail line had a body covered in tattoos, his stature was terrifying. He looked at me because he knew he was being photographed.
I was there planning to take photos of every moment that would happen after the train passed. And he’s the one who comes into the scene so I think he’s the moment I’ve been waiting for and he’s an interesting subject to shoot as well. So, without hesitation, I raised my camera, pointed at it, and took a picture.
A box made of transparent glass containing various kinds of glasses for sale. However, the label above it says JUAL ALAT-ALAT PANCING (SELLING FISHING GEAR). An oddity that made me take the picture.
On the other hand, what is interesting is the layering of people around the place.
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