Jaywalking, or as it is more concisely known in the UK, crossing at the red man, really winds me up. So I decided to capture it for this week’s Photo Challengethings that make you angry.

Working on a university campus, it wasn’t hard to find dozens of students walking in front of cars and cyclists on their way to lectures.

The thing I found most surprising is that with a casual glance, you’d expect a red man to be red, and his background to be black. Once I got home and looked at my photos, I noticed how yellow the red man is and how pale the background is. Maybe that’s why nobody pays any attention to him! Either way, I had to make him a lot redder so the black & white version didn’t look daft.

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