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Sucker for reflections and repeating geometry. Erratic uploader but always taking more pics. Now more behind than ever thanks to several recent work trips.

Currently shooting with a Panasonic DMC-TZ3, which has all the zoom I could ever need, but lacks some other refinements. It'll do until there's an affordable SLR with enormo-zoom that I can fit in my pocket; watching the Four Thirds consortium with interest ...

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Life-vests, Toronto Islands ferry

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20th May 2008, 20:19   | tags:,,,

itchymoblog says:

Thank you, O Mystery Highlighter! :D

20th May 2008, 21:18

hildegard says:

That's wonderful. Assume they're lashed up there in cunning matelot style such that with one swift flick of the wrist they cascade to the decks like giant rubber raindrops.

[pauses, re-reads]

"giant rubber raindrops"?! Dear god.

Hypoglyceamia. It's not clever, it's not grown up, it's time for my dinner...

20th May 2008, 22:27

itchymoblog says:

LOL! I thought you sounded very poetic. But probably it's good if you eat ... ;)

I was looking at the knots in the rope tied around them all, and thinking "I'm no boy-scout, but I'm not actually sure that's a quick-release knot ..."

20th May 2008, 23:33

hildegard says:

Ah, right, er, that'll be a safety measure so passengers aren't tempted to test it.
Should read, "with one swift flick of a wrist attached to a hand brandishing a sharp, bladed instrument..."

21st May 2008, 00:51

itchymoblog says:

Hee! Shame really, the idea of all those giant rubber raindrops falling to the deck has an awful lot of appeal ... ;)

21st May 2008, 07:45

billion says:

big rubbers! arf!

21st May 2008, 09:25

taniwha says:

(Giggling at Billion)

Nice capture though. Would give me peace of mind ... if I was sure I could get at them

21st May 2008, 09:32

MaggieD says:

Nice capture .....

21st May 2008, 21:01

itchymoblog says:

Thanks, guys :) As for you, billion ... ARF! ;-D

21st May 2008, 21:02

nige says:

i can't stop looking at this, it's so great.

21st May 2008, 21:06

itchymoblog says:

Thanks, Nige! That's a lovely thing to say :)

21st May 2008, 21:14

swamprose says:

this is one of the nicest rides in Toronto. ten minutes at most. another thing I never would think to post.

22nd May 2008, 00:13

itchymoblog says:

Yes, it was really nice (the islands were too). On the day we went, it had been warm but just kept getting colder and greyer ... we hired a tandem to keep warm! It was enormous fun :) Thanks for commenting!

22nd May 2008, 09:08

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