I love sitting in the open doors of trains, especially when they are so slow you can take pictures.
Man carrying heavy baskets of vegetable down the train tracks in Myanmar.
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Last weekend my friends and I decided to pay a visit to another friend of ours who’s not long been living up at the Sunshine Coast. After leaving a rather wet morning in Brisbane, we drove on to clear skies and gorgeous sunshine (living up to it’s name).
We stopped for lunch by the beach, with some yummy burgers, fish and chips then took the dogs down to the sand and watched them make the most of it!
Cody (not pictured) must have lived on the beach in a past life – she didn’t sit/stand still once, fetching various sticks time and time again, splashing out into the water, running about with a huge grin on her face!
Shadow is still getting used to the surf and sand – and she’s not much of a fan. She stuck to the sand that was it’s driest, and as far back from the water as she could get.
Despite the cool wind (expected in winter) and the rain that moved in later that afternoon, for the most part the weather really turned it on for our short visit!
Great shot, what a beautiful doggie!
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Is this a pun? A play on words? Maybe? I think so….Whatever, I had this mental image in my head whilst at the pub and sleep deprived. I found it hilarious.
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Some random shots from my trip to Nepal
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Walking with holding hands is one of the privileges of two people in a relationship.
It always feels nice.
Very nice, love the animation!
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I’m totally loving my street photography at the moment, in fact, I can’t seem to stop which is a great feeling. But I’m now at a stage where I feel I need to get a post production style. I don’t know why I feel this is important but it is now taking over my mind lol. I kind of feel that the images need to be dated by todays fashions, Instagram, Lomo, Light leaks etc, but these modern styles are all harking back to the good old days. Maybe these are buy products of a recession, people finding it tough now are looking back with rose tinted glasses to a more simpler time. But the fact is, that now we have it really simple. I’ve seen little images recently all over the net about how great cassette tapes were. Are you joking me, they were a nightmare. I remember having to carry about 10 cassettes with me, and a pencil. Think I’ll stick with my iPhone thank you very much.
Anyay, rant over, do I stay with my current simple, almost straight out of the camera look, or go for something more fashionable eek, decisions decisions
Tough call, both shots look pretty darn good!
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Last time we met I was crossing the border into Cambodia with Claudia and Joe. It was another interesting process where the bus that got us to the border stopped on the Laos side so we could walk through no mans land to the Cambodian side. Before we could reach our destination we were given a temperature check to ensure we had no fevers. I was thanking god it was an electronic reading from the neck and not the ¨please bend over sir this will only take a minute¨variety, sometimes my mind goes to some weird places. We then waited for about an hour or so while all the passports were processed, Lao time still. The bus then came to the Cambodian side and took us on the roughest road to Kratie, I kid you not, the potholes were so big that they had to repair the rear bumper as it was torn off. The most amazing thing was Claudia slept through the lot.
Interesting shot, love the person waving!
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It was my first visit to Rajasthan and we were in Alwar this weekend. Its closest city of Rajasthan from Delhi (Approx. 180 KM). Sariska tiger reserve is just 40KM from Alwar, it was closed though due to off season (Tourists can get passes between Oct-Mar). Some part of it was still open due to a Hanuman Temple. Rates of RTDC hotel near Sariska tiger reserve was unreasonably high.
Excellent shot, amazes us how they can carry that weight like that!
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Choo-choo! Train tracks pretty much just calls for a mini photoshoot. In my mind, train stations make up the perfect location for a love scene where lovers are chasing after another, saying their goodbyes…Or falling in love. I’m reminded of this short film, which actually won the Oscars for Best Animated Short Film! So if you have 6 minutes to spare, go watch it!
Trying to be a rebel and walking in the train tracks.
Nice shot, and relieving to know the photographer has your back, trains are tricky.
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Nice shot, that roof sure has a “renaissance” feel to it.
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New Orleans, LA, 2013.
Drink, my dear friend, because today is the absolute truth and tomorrow is an illusion. My friend, let’s be merry, cause today is the time to do so. Sweetie, let me pick you up and let’s make love in a cottage. Don’t be afraid that I might leave you tomorrow, because as I told you, there is no tomorrow.
This is New Orleans. A city stuck in perpetual present tense. No one dreams in New Orleans, because the reality is grander than the grandest dream they’ve ever dreamt. It’s colorful, full of smiles and beautiful faces. The air is heavy with the smell of booze and the cacophony of amazement. In the narrow alleys of the French Quarter, people meet people, drink together and dance in the middle of the street. In this wonderland every debauchery is allowed, every crime forgiven.
There is a price to pay if you are heavily in love with this city. You will find unfortunate lovers beside every street of New Orleans. A bottle of cheap beer in hand, eyes closed and mouth open. A fly hovering over their tongue in search of the sweetness that hooked them to this city a long time ago.
They forgot their way out of the illusion of presence.
Great picture, and, yes, there are darker corners in every city.
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In Unison. Copyright 2013 Chiew Pang
A great shot!
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A new one from South Africa; from Somerset-West in the Western Cape to be more precise. I start one of these days with a series (20 postings) about “Shot on the square yard”; partly made on a terrace in Somerset-West and partly on a terrace in Elgin. The enclosed image is one which I do not use in one of my blogs.
Very nice and colorful rendition!
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Sunset on the sand dune.
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