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    So, the equinox has come and gone, my neighbors here in New Orleans have had their ACs running continuously for roughly two weeks now (seriously, whatever happened to just opening a window?), and it's been raining buckets on and off over the past two days. It's Spring in the northern hemisphere, which means time for a shiny new photography thread. Have a wet bicycle.

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      CommentAuthortaphead
    • CommentTimeMar 21st 2012
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    NYC agrees. (And maaaaaan, what a change after Helsinki.)

    In Bloom
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    Springtime in Phoenix is fuckin' weird, man


    Pouring rain but the sun is shining brightly enough to completely blow out the sky in a 1/2000th second exposure at ISO 100.
    • CommentAuthormanglr
    • CommentTimeMar 22nd 2012
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    Crane Beach Sunrise I

    Color, glorious technicolor is returning to the New England landscape!
    • CommentAuthorDylanblues
    • CommentTimeMar 22nd 2012
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    First time i used props, idk, just an experiment


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      CommentAuthoroldhat
    • CommentTimeMar 22nd 2012 edited
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    More Hasselblad fun...Still shitty as hell, but...yeah. Anyways.



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    Late entry to the drought challenge
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      CommentAuthorjoanneleah
    • CommentTimeMar 23rd 2012
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    gracie
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      CommentAuthorJehrot
    • CommentTimeMar 24th 2012 edited
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    *Edited for ornithological accuracy. Probably.*
    A Griffon Vulture, shot whilst dangling from a paraglider in Nepal last week!

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    @jehrot Stunning shot
    • CommentAuthorSteve Toase
    • CommentTimeMar 24th 2012 edited
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    Found toy on my road
    Found toy on my road

    If Swamp Thing and Cthuhlu bred
    If Swamp Thing and Cthuhlu bred
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      CommentAuthordorkmuffin
    • CommentTimeMar 24th 2012
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    @Jehrot, please trade lives with me.
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      CommentAuthorOsmosis
    • CommentTimeMar 24th 2012
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    @Jehrot - that is amazing.
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      CommentAuthorJehrot
    • CommentTimeMar 24th 2012
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    Thanks guys! It was a 30th birthday present to myself. I had an absolute blast. Even kept my eye out for something I could shoot for the drought challenge, but nothing caught my eye.

    Here's me dangling at around 6000 feet..

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    And, back on land, a wild rhino. Not one of those airborne bastards.

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    @Jehrot: Damn. Just. Damn.
    • CommentAuthormanglr
    • CommentTimeMar 25th 2012
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    @Jehrot...nice shoes! Oh yes, and the photos are fab as well.
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    @Jehrot - you mean you went all the way there and didn't even photograph ONE airborne Rhino? Jeez, people these days...
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    @Jehrot I have to join the chorus here - that hawk shot is just stunning.
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      CommentAuthorJehrot
    • CommentTimeMar 25th 2012
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    The problem with air-rhinos is they're much swifter than you'd give them credit for. Himalayan air-rhinos especially so.
    Thanks for the kind words guys (even my shoes feel loved!), I'm really happy with the way these turned out! Took nigh on a thousand shots, so hopefully there'll be a few more good'uns lurking about.I promise not to drench the thread though.

    That said;

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    That's it for now. Cross my blackened husk of a heart.
    • CommentAuthorroadscum
    • CommentTimeMar 25th 2012
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    @Jehrot: Terrific views, you are made of stronger stuff than I, if those were my legs there'd be something running down them!

    I'm pleased to see that Mr Flecky is back - it might be a struggle but you are sounding much better than before sir, keep up the fight! And on that theme, here is a picture of the foetid depths of a place which i am not allowed to name but which you know well, complete with shuffling zombie:-

    Down in the foetid depths