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#24.1
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Location: around Tebet train station in Jakarta, and shot between about 4pm and 6pm.

As well as the trains, this area acts as a transport hub with several other different types of transport (local bus and minibus, motorbike taxis, bajaj etc). There are also numerous street food stalls, a rubbish dump, a chess playing club and a group of punks / street kids.

My hope is to take a series of photos featuring as many of these different aspects as possible, without them becoming too messy or confusing.
Date: 2017-01-29 19:35:27



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Comments

If you shoot the project as you describe it, it is solely a documentary work. You describe the location and what is happening there, but actually not what you would like to show? Why do you take the pictures there? Is it only because it is busy with people around? Is there anything else what attracts you?
Torsten_BaBa 2017-01-30 08:44:39
[https://www.flickr.com/photos/purityt] Thanks for the input. I shoot there because I quite like the chaos - as with a lot of Jakarta, everything seems to work in spite of the government, rather than because of it. If you'll excuse the cliche, I think my goal is to try and find some order in this chaos. And I suppose I have to ask - what is the difference between documentary and street, and when does one become the other?
AMNewman 2017-01-30 17:16:26
[https://www.flickr.com/photos/amnewman] Good points Alex. I like this shot and think it is street enough and why shouldn't what you propose work? I like shots with character like this one and think that 'smooth', 'uncluttered' ones all the time can become a bit boring.
watcher330 2017-01-30 21:16:47
I like the frame of the open car window - it anchors the image and gives it the kind of 'street' inflection appropriate to S&R
chrisowenrichards 2017-01-31 13:20:09
I like the never ending queue of tuk-tuk, vans, and scooters!
Jota C. 2017-02-05 18:21:34
Triple photo submission - the pool has been cleared and is now open for triple photo submissions.

Title your three photos - #24.1 #24.2 #24.3
Post them in sequence - #24.1 - #24.2 - #24.3 - left to right.
The shared place/location must be added to description on #24.1

All three photos must be taken within the time frame:
between 20 January - 17 February 2017
Final deadline: 10 GMT Friday 17 February 2017
(once your photos are in the pool you may delete this comment)
johnpaddler 2017-02-05 18:39:36

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