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[Early] FRIDAY Photography Blog #54

by LEP Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 05:38:05 AM EST

Greetings. Well, a lot of us are all photo'd out after last weekend so I thought we'd do Summer Photos, something we all should have many of. Here's one of estHer's.

                         

Of course in addition we'll have photos as usual and ask the experts

Happy posting!

Photo blogging for the weekend - afew


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Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 03:09:17 PM EST


Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 03:14:44 PM EST
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Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 03:20:38 PM EST
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Hey, Grandma Moses started late!

by LEP on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 03:29:07 PM EST
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Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 06:01:40 PM EST
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Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 06:03:05 PM EST
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They have certainly grown!  How are they settling in?
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Sat Sep 27th, 2008 at 05:13:18 PM EST
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Well they've had three weeks inside, we do get half an hour of daily yowling to be let out, and they do appear to have got quite used to the new surroundings, although the grey squirrel at the front of the house is looking far to relaxed for its own safety.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 03:14:58 PM EST
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Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 06:03:44 PM EST
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Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 06:04:25 PM EST
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equinox sunset

by town on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 08:14:15 PM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:36:12 AM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:37:36 AM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:44:44 AM EST
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to deprive us of Irish green and horse color, just because of a teensy, weensy, grey sky.... (;

Penance:  Get a hug and repost in full color.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 06:35:23 AM EST
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Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 02:14:01 PM EST
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DSC_3767

The day was gray.

by Torres on Sat Sep 27th, 2008 at 12:21:22 PM EST
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I really like that!  The low angle of the shot works perfectly.
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Sat Sep 27th, 2008 at 05:12:28 PM EST
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Thank you :)
Needless to say, it's cropped on top and bottom from a normal 3:2 format.
by Torres on Sat Sep 27th, 2008 at 07:08:15 PM EST
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photos as usual

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 03:10:04 PM EST
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 03:19:19 PM EST
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iPhone photos are characterless, but there's a piece of software that'll put a Holga effect on them, which actually improves them.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 03:21:43 PM EST
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He's writing code already, eh?

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 03:30:08 PM EST
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That's what I'm afraid of.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 03:30:54 PM EST
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We're going to have to check all of your recent posts, just in case.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 05:38:54 PM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 03:41:30 PM EST
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keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 05:30:42 PM EST
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very interesting light standards, rather nice, imo.
by town on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 08:18:33 PM EST
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Hey, Grandma Moses started late!

by LEP on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 05:54:04 PM EST
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A little work-out.
HIGH SEA TALES & GLISTENING SNAILS


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:25:21 AM EST
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How do you get such a dark background?  Is the snail on there actual or use of photoshop?  Impressive collection of photos here!
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 09:05:18 AM EST
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In Wales,
This is a composite image, although the dark background is the original in both images used.
 I often shoot my subjects at high speed when using a flash unit, because I`m used to shooting moving fish. In this case, a snail is not a very convincing example, but the habit holds for shooting in general.
I have an aversion to including background distractions in my images, & that is one way to eliminate most of them.
If you click on the image, you can see other composites with some of these same components used. In case you are not familiar, once you go to the link, there is a little movie screen to click on for a slide show of 6 or 7 other images.
This image is one of the ones used although I did "flip" it for creative reasons.
Thank you for the compliment.
DSCN7416


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:31:10 PM EST
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Blenny Bruce, live.
All images can be clicked to others in the same set.
 TONSILITIS BLENNY 7.5X10  DSCN4990


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:28:20 AM EST
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From my deck, again. Different day.
DSCN7051


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:30:13 AM EST
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Frog in a Red Bucket
 BLOOD & BOILS DSCN6261


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:32:08 AM EST
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Honey Don`t.
 SWARM CLOSE DSCN6252


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:33:58 AM EST
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Pacman Poppy
DSCN6191


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:35:35 AM EST
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Knucklehead
 KNUCKLEHEAD DSCN1536


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:37:35 AM EST
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Cardiff By The Sea
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The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:40:06 AM EST
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Melting Candle
 MELTED CANDLE DSCN3739


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:41:56 AM EST
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Banana P eel
 BANANA  P EEL


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:44:00 AM EST
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Womanizer
FAT MAN DSCN1801


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:46:46 AM EST
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Here`s Looking At You
VINTAGE APPERITIF 1


The difference between theists and atheists is that the atheists don't set the theists on fire for refusing to agree with them.
by Knucklehead on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 01:48:31 AM EST
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Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 04:58:01 AM EST
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That must be a stock photo ;-)

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 04:59:41 AM EST
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There's actually a very sad history which goes with this car or one's like it.

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:14:32 AM EST
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you roll that one out every time. ;-)

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:23:20 AM EST
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In this case, you guys are on the wrong track.

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:32:11 AM EST
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you dont seem to get the point(s)

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:35:29 AM EST
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This whole thread is a signal failure.

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:40:19 AM EST
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thats difficult to guage

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:41:10 AM EST
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Don't bring up that bogie!

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:40:59 AM EST
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I always wondered where Michael Jackson got to know so much about trains.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:41:57 AM EST
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our resident punsters-in-training

:)

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 08:41:08 AM EST
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I'd like to hear the story that is coupled with this picture

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:42:35 AM EST
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Next week. This was a cropped section of a larger photo. I'll show both next week and explain the significance of the car.

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 11:41:14 AM EST
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Oh you terrible tease!
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 12:28:18 PM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 10:41:06 AM EST
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Immediately saved ;-)

(ever the perfectionist, Mouna reckons there is something wrong with her eye. I find it just great).

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi

by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Sat Sep 27th, 2008 at 03:41:42 PM EST
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The flare has leaked into her eye.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Sat Sep 27th, 2008 at 04:56:00 PM EST
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uuummm.  She has a flare all her own.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.
by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 07:43:46 AM EST
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I had to look up the word 'flare'.
I feel that your sentence is a poetic compliment and on that assumption I thank you on her behalf and mine. But in all honesty I'm not sure I understand what either of you means, although I do understand that you are being funny with a technical photographic concept that is way above my extremely limited comprehension.

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi
by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 12:06:35 PM EST
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Flare is from reflections within the lens under strong direct light, which in this case is causing her hair and one of her eyes to look washed out. There's only so much I can do in post-processing to fix it.

I suspect metavision meant "flair".

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 01:20:18 PM EST
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OMAtoms!  That's a ParisMatch front cover, as well as the one with LEP:

´Joie de vivre a Paris´

What eye flare??  Real life is perfect as it is!

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 07:41:41 AM EST
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Yes, of course they all feature Christopher
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 10:44:00 AM EST
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Amazing grace!!!!!!!!!

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.
by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 07:44:19 AM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 10:47:14 AM EST
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How come this one looks more contrasty?

Must admit that you ruined this one by letting me into the shot but the others look great!

by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 10:57:34 AM EST
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The Cosina-Voightlander 75/f2.5 I'm using is flaring a bit with the strong back-lit in the others - they're taken from inside the restaurant with the sun shining against things in the background, so the aperture is wide open and the sun is pouring in. If I was using the Leica equivalent lens it might not be such an issue. Of course, it costs about €1600 more ...
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:02:02 AM EST
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Well, I LIKE your smile and your look.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.
by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 07:51:46 AM EST
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In Wales in a mood ...
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 10:51:08 AM EST
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Bah!
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 10:57:47 AM EST
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Booo on the bah.  Pensative.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.
by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 07:53:14 AM EST
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Right click and look at properties and you'll see that Colman has labeled it 'In Wales in a mood...'

Now, I wasn't in a mood (how could I be in such fine company?) But I was looking suspiciously at Colman because I knew the camera was hovering in my direction.

And I'm just not photogenic so cameras should look in other directions.

by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 08:04:02 AM EST
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Yes, ...boys can't read moods.  (;  I don't know about being photogenic, or being a good photographer because even I can live with some pictures you took of me last year.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.
by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 08:35:06 AM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:04:25 AM EST
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But what's with the centaur on the left?

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:20:32 AM EST
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not Jake the Peg?

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 04:19:42 PM EST
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Bob has great expressions.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:22:50 AM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:25:30 AM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 11:54:54 AM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 12:02:58 PM EST
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This one is great.
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 03:47:20 PM EST
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Gorgeous people!

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.
by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 07:57:52 AM EST
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aw....

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty
by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 08:41:30 AM EST
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by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 12:12:26 PM EST
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A shining star, Esther!

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.
by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 08:03:54 AM EST
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Photobucket
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 04:39:17 PM EST
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Notre Dame
Photobucket

And someone requested I take this photo.  Perhaps she can explain because I forget why...
Photobucket

by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 04:40:59 PM EST
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I remember that one - she said it was because there was a separate slot for Paris and one for the rest of the world.

Maybe we can eventually make language a complete impediment to understanding. -Hobbes
by Izzy (izzy at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 04:48:22 PM EST
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Ah yes, that's right!
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 04:55:27 PM EST
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Proper post offices actually separate Paris and Banlieue, too.

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères
by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 08:34:45 PM EST
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That's the case on this mailbox too: Paris & Suburbs -> left slot; Other "Departements" & Abroad -> right slot.

This is standard for La Poste mailboxes all over France: "local" (within the same departement) mail gets sorted out locally while non-local mail goes to the big regional mail routing facility... You'd see the same in any other French city, but here it echoes the Parisian's view of the world almost too well to be true :-)

by Bernard on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 07:46:02 AM EST
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Izzy, I'm really glad your trip back is over and you obviously have rested.  I have very good memories and glad to have met you.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.
by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 08:14:08 AM EST
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This photo was requested by metavision

Photobucket

by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 04:43:19 PM EST
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Yummmm! = Ñam, ñam.  

I wish I had some now, but I don´t remember requesting it.  Was I that wasted?

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 08:10:04 AM EST
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You put it on the table and told me to take a photo of it!
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 08:24:45 AM EST
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Anyone recognise this?

Photobucket

by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 04:44:47 PM EST
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Yes.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sat Sep 27th, 2008 at 05:20:53 AM EST
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ask the experts

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 03:10:52 PM EST
I've come across another photographer whose work I like a great deal. Click on the image through the link to see more of her work.

Sally Mann
Google hits

Some images NSFW

by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Fri Sep 26th, 2008 at 05:36:35 AM EST
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I may have to invest in a new camera, opened mine today to take a picture only to find as the lens extended there was a horrible grinding sound and the lens was now not pointing in the same direction as the body.

So tomorrow will be taken up with dismantling it and seeing whats broken inside. ;-(

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 03:21:00 PM EST
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Oh dear!
Well, get back to us if you want advice on cameras.

PS I learned last week that it is pointless going for mobile phones that claim bigger and better megapixels than anyone else, because the size of the chip is too small and is the limiting factor rather than the megapixel size.

by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 04:29:29 PM EST
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