Eavesdropping on the Subway

dievca was pissed. she wasn’t paying attention at the 59th Street Station and the doors closed on her while she realized that she was on the uptown subway train traveling express to 125th. dievca needed to go downtown.

It was a long day – about to get longer.

After cursing herself all the way up to 125th on a packed train, dievca leapt off and ran across the platform to a downtown local train. Yes, local would be a heck of a lot longer – but dievca was able to get a seat. A prime piece of real estate during rush hour.

It was worth it.

Carrying Case

A conversation broke out between two gentlemen about a carrying case that one guy favored.

An eavesdropping dievca learned that this yellow suitcase contained a camera and lenses for a Fashion Photographer.  He claimed to have spent a pretty penny on the case, but felt it was well worth it. He stands on it during Fashion Week and when he flies, it goes right under the seat in front of him.  The other guy was an amateur photography nut and was thrilled when the owner of the carrying case opened it up to show him how his equipment fit, packed safely.

The two Guys distracted dievca all the way to 42nd Street.

And, yes, she did check out who the photographer was — here is his website.

http://www.Solvara.com

Seemed like a very nice guy who loves his work and is willing to share. It’s always nice to run into someone who is passionate about what they do in Life.

Photo: dievca NYC Subway 10/2016
(a NYC/dievca series) Neighborhood Anecdotes Episode #2

6 Comments on “Eavesdropping on the Subway”

  1. Pelelotus says:

    Nice bit of serendipity. X

  2. LittleBoPeep12 says:

    Haha, I hopped on the 8th Ave express north bound last time I was in NYC, thinking I was going to hop off at the museum and walk a few blocks west to my car…. nope! Grrrrr…I wasn’t treated to an uber cool Pelican case discussion though. I carry my gear in a very nondescript black SKB. Less chance of it being stolen (hopefully) 🙂

    • dievca says:

      Yeah, but you don’t have to stand the case. He was insistent that he needed the case to stand on for Fashion Week….said it 3 times.
      Whenever I see cases like that, I think tools….always like a Man in a toolbelt, I guess. Hmmm, M isn’t too handy. Oh, Dear.

      • dievca says:

        OK, yes, yes – M. is handy in other ways. 😉

      • LittleBoPeep12 says:

        No, I don’t! I’m sure it comes in handy though. Now a tool belt? Mynx and I were juuuusst discussing how our D-type looks in jeans and tool belt this past weekend, grin.


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