reverse parallax error
This is one of those days when my brain turns to face the wrong direction. This was a result of over-compensation for rangefinder parallax error. Oh well, I could always go back and snap this again some day.
In my defence, I only had about half a second to grab the shot. This is one of the busiest shops in one of the busiest parts of town, and this 'empty street' look only happens for a few microseconds at a time.