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Ted Szukalski

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This photograph illustrates the air we have to breath while walking through the streets of Sydney courtesy of smokers. Every few meters people are having a cigarette and in most cases we do not see the smoke even if we may smell its choking fumes. It takes a big of sunlight on the right angle to show how much smoke a person exhales in a single puff.

PS: I know cigarettes are legal but they carry a lot of health warnings about the consequences of smoking them, so where is my right not to have to inhale this hazardous substance?

  • Monzer El – Shazly

    if you concentrate abit on the smoke…and blur your eyes out, the girl in the background make the smoke look like a little angel floating and lookin at the smoker
    if you just try to see it as a whole, am i right?

  • Kay Symons

    Yep, that’s pretty much the situation I have to endure every morning, lunch time & after work in Kent street. The only difference is, in Kent street they smoke in packs. Sometimes up to 15 people in one group. I really really am annoyed by it & wish I had some rights not to endure this every day!

  • Jeff Austin

    Wow, what a powerful photo and commentary. I totally agree, it’s terrible that we non-smokers have to breathe in the toxic smoke from cigarette smokers. I used to work in Washington DC and used to go for lunchtime walks but quit as I realized breathing in the second hand smoke, not to mention car exhaust, was more harmful than the walk was helpful. Luckily I now live in California where there are strict smoking laws and I can enjoy a mid-day walk.

  • Monzer El – Shazly

    if you concentrate abit on the smoke…and blur your eyes out, the girl in the background make the smoke look like a little angel floating and lookin at the smoker
    if you just try to see it as a whole, am i right?

  • Kay Symons

    Yep, that’s pretty much the situation I have to endure every morning, lunch time & after work in Kent street. The only difference is, in Kent street they smoke in packs. Sometimes up to 15 people in one group. I really really am annoyed by it & wish I had some rights not to endure this every day!

  • Jeff Austin

    Wow, what a powerful photo and commentary. I totally agree, it’s terrible that we non-smokers have to breathe in the toxic smoke from cigarette smokers. I used to work in Washington DC and used to go for lunchtime walks but quit as I realized breathing in the second hand smoke, not to mention car exhaust, was more harmful than the walk was helpful. Luckily I now live in California where there are strict smoking laws and I can enjoy a mid-day walk.