Mother and daughter in the crowd

What are mother and daughter looking at? (Statenplein, Dordrecht, Netherlands)

Yesterday I was reading Eric Kim’s article on ‘Spot the Not’ about the difficulties of capturing multiple subjects and still getting clear what (or who) your main subject is. According to his article ““spotting the not” is the idea that one subject in the frame isn’t doing the same thing as the others, (…).”

Then this picture came to my mind. The occasion was a public holiday and a brass band had been playing on the main square of Dordrecht. The band had finished their program and was marching away. Everyone was watching their departure, except this mother and daughter.