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London Yawn (Pic du Jour)

I'm not a big fan of snapping people with GoPro cameras, but I was really happy with how this image, shot near London's Leicester Square, turned out. There's a certain intimacy, from the framing to the yawn, that another camera from the same angle probably wouldn't have captured.  Thoughts? London, 07-Aug-2012
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Tired? Or bored? Street Stills with a GoPro (Pic du Jour)

So which is it? Sleepy? Or just bored with handing out leaflets for a London theatre? This was taken near Leicester Square on a rare afternoon off while I was in London covering the Olympics in August. I thought I’d experiment a bit with how my GoPro Hero2 could be used for some simple street photography stills. It wasn’t so much that I wanted the…
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Jessica Ennis’s Coronation – London Notebook II

London, UK – Vultures.  :) This is Great Britain's Jessica Ennis just a few steps beyond the finish line of the 800 meters after she clinched the gold medal in the heptathlon last night. For anyone who had the good fortune to witness Great Britain’s ‘Super Saturday’ in track and field yesterday at Olympic Stadium, there will be no shortage of…
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RyanAir finally lands in Slovenia.

As of Thursday 7 June, that is, with the long-anticipated service between Maribor (MBX), Slovenia's second city, and London-Stansted (STN). Three flights weekly - Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. I'm not a huge fan of RyanAir (although their flights can be memorable), but must concede that both cost and convenience may supercede principle --on…
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