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Joby’s Gorillapod SLR-Zoom – an 85-Second Review

Gorillapods aren’t new. Which is why I’m a little surprised that I don’t see more of these sensationally sturdy and flexible tripods out in the field and on the streets. Introduced by Joby back in 2006, the Gorillapod design traded in traditional extendable tripod legs for a brawny but flexible …

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Salamiad 2012

Today’s LJ Pic of the Day is another call to action if you happen to be in Ljubljana tomorrow, happen to not have afternoon plans, and happen to not be a vegetarian.

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LJ Pic of the Day – Friday 13 April

Today’s Ljubljana pic is a little something for Friday the 13th, taken in the old town center last week. Just pretend that the gentleman is walking towards the light, not away from it, and everything will be just fine.

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Stealth mobile street shooting – lesson two (LJ pic of the Day)

I was inspired enough by my first lesson in stealth mobile street shooting last weekend to wander out for more these past few days. At top is a gentleman patiently waiting for something in the train station’s ticket office on Wednesday afternoon. I’ve been in that position myself on occasion …

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LJ Pic of the Day

This was taken about two weeks ago in the central Prešeren Square. They were playing the Theme from the Godfather on two of my favorite instruments. I had an accordion forced upon me at an early age – I wanted to play the guitar and saxophone when I was seven …

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DICAPac WP-S10 waterproof housing test run

That’s what a foam seahorse, courtesy of the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel, looks like when shot underwater in my bathtub. Great smile, no? That was the best I could come up with on short notice to test drive the DICAPac WP-10 SLR waterproof housing I bought on a whim late …

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Just another guy levitating in Barcelona

Another from the slew of street entertainers on Barcelona’s La Rambla. This gentleman was quite good. Any ideas on exactly how he pulls it off? Also check out the video below.

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Five minutes at the Pasage de la Paz

More experimentation with the mundane. I liked the name of this street –like many others in Barcelona it kept reminding me of the vivid passages in Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s The Shadow of the Wind– so during a quick midday stroll, I limited myself to snapping away for five minutes to …

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Utkast

Crappy connection back from Oslo today. I managed the 28 minute transit in Munich with a few minutes to spare, but my luggage didn’t. Annual visit to Oslo means an annual visit to this sculpture, Utkast, by Kåre Groven at Oslo Gardermoen Airport. The playfulness of the massive piece always …

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