As Paula said, Surreptitious photography is challenging, but it may have its rewards like ending up with really candid shots, or it can have undesirable effects such as being beaten up or sewed.
I always feel a bit funny when taking a photo of someone when they are not aware I am doing so, but sometimes I just can’t help it. I took these photos surreptitiously as I walked along the East River in NYC in Carl Schurz Park.
Catching some rays
A view, a guitar and a dog
Quiet reading with a dog under the bench
I loved this woman’s stance engaging in conversation with the gentleman I assumed she was a caregiver for