Camera : Leica M6TTL Lens : Voightlander 21mm f4 Film : Ilford HP5 Developer : Ilford ID-11
A thunderstorm had just broken the heat and humidity of Venice in June - and flooded the Piazza San Marco! I was watching as the staff assembled raised boards to enable visitors to enter the Basilica without getting their feet, or ankles and knees, wet. I was hoping to get a few expressions of visitors coming out into the flood, having entered in blazing sunshine, I thought there may be a picture or two pending.
I turned briefly, more to check whether there was any further imminent likelihood of another downpour, when the lady with the sunflower appeared in front of me.
No time to focus, I raised the camera and pressed the shutter release as she approached and passed, followed by a crocodile of Chinese tourists - all following the sunflower...