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To a street photographer of today, one thing stand out – the smartphone. Wherever I look, someone’s looking down into a cell phone.

There’s both pros and cons with this, First, people look down a lot and for me – always looking for eyes an eye contact – it’s boring and frustrating. Second, the blueish light from the screen help light people faces. And most don’t see me right away (I might have the time to take more than 1-2 pics).

Here are three very typical examples, all from Gothenburg: