06 July 2009

The Buyers

Every year Frühlingsfest - the Spring Festival -takes place at the Theresienwiese. It's a mini version of Oktoberfest with beer tents, funfair rides and fireworks.

For one day only at the start of the Festival you can visit Bavaria's bigggest fleamarket with over 2,000 exhibitors selling everything imaginable. The most exotic item I saw on offer was a digeridoo.

These two were more interested in something a little more mundane - old vinyl LP's. They stood side by side, oblivious of each other and everything else, patiently searching through the thousands of records spread across this exhibitors table. I moved away before they did so I don't know if either of them ever found a bargain.

2 comments:

Petrus said...

A good picture - very natural ..

I enjoyed looking at the photographs on your Blog.

olli said...

Thanks Petrus. The nice thing about a fleamarket of this size with so many people is that youcan get good candid shots without people being aware. Buyers are often so engrossed in their search for a bargain that they are oblivious.

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