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This is the first shot of the first roll taken with the Canon A2 I was given in December. I was in London for one gruelling day and had a very short break for lunch in a pub. I shot this with the camera laid on the beanbag I always carry with me and shot. Sure the exposure is unbalanced (although to be fair I'm not sure I could have done much better) and the dynamic range of the Ilford Pan F not well suited to the scene.

Still, I really like that shot, so much that I did a print of it last night. I find there's an atmosphere there that's typical of something...

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