Well I have no mobile phone and will never have one. To carry that little addictive drug around with me all the time. I do not see the point. I just love the looks on peoples faces when they want my mobile number and I don't have one. You are a oddity and either they stone you or love you.
Funny isn't it when you go to a concert and are not allowed to take in a camera and every second person starts filmen holding up there little new love blocking the view and missing the concert.
What I find intressting when photographing large format the reactions where sometimes they are pain and sometimes entertaining. Often I have older guys coming up to me asking if I use glass plates and they are disappointed when I say "No it's film".
Why can't people just leave me the F&%^$ alone and let me photograph stuff like all the iPhone wielding people?
I see—you need to get a darkcloth. You put it over your head, which sends a most polite signal to the onlookers. Underneath, you listen, search for a business card, and wait. At first, they may be puzzled, but eventually they get bored and go away. The odd ones who stay behind deserve some recognition for their level of interest. Pass a card now.