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ribbons and locks

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people have attached locks to brooklyn bridge, sealing a wish or their love in the lock before throwing the key in the river.
there’re so many more than 2011! though people seemed to have switched to ribbons after locks collapsed pont des arts bridge in paris

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window decoration

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so many houses have large first floor windows which are often un-curtained, offering a look into someone’s home, someone’s life... each window is decorated with flowers or statues or paintings. this was my favorite mix so far.

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oddity

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this water pump was clearly an overachiever

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tempting offer

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in search of a new owner

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kismet

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mit’s attempt to build a socially intelligent robot

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st patrick's

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refurbished st. patrick's cathedral on 51st and 5th

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university colours

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goatskins

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stretching goat skins at fort usser

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reclamation

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following themes of nature reclaiming our spaces

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coconut oil

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coconut oil - apparently with 1000 uses - watch out olives!

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wash me

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the harmattan leaves no space un-dusted

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anti-theft

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a farmer sets an egg and a whiskey sachet as a curse to dissuade crop thieves

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lockraffiti | 1 december, 2011
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a new sight on the brooklyn bridge is an abundance of locks, attached in clusters to various parts of the bridge.

brooklyn bridge, new york city | location
pentax k-r | 23mm | 1/400 | f/5.6 | iso200 |
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wish ripples | 8 september, 2012
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coins start the ripples in this well at the biscuit mill market

biscuit mill market, woodstock, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 24mm | 1/400 | f/4 | iso1600 |
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surplus shells | 21 may, 2012
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shells from unlucky rock mussels collect on the beach

st. james beach, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 38mm | 1/250 | f/5.6 | iso200 |
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beaded lama | 9 may, 2012
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this lama is one of a number of large beadwork animals waiting for a new home on the side of the road

jan smuts avenue, parktown north, johannesburg | location
pentax k-r | 31mm | 1/640 | f/5 | iso400 |
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tokens | 3 april, 2012
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a gift from his girlfriend, and he wears it always

maumasaniya village, madhya pradesh, india | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/320 | f/5.6 | iso200 |
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view from my bunk | 16 february, 2012
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curious kids and calming chai

on the train from varanasi to cochin, india | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/30 | f/3.5 | iso400 |
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balloons and ruins | 4 february, 2012
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the birthday party moves through the ruins of an the sayyid dynasty - the last hindu dynasty in delhi. the ruins are over 500 years old

lodhi gardens, new delhi, india | location
pentax k-r | 38mm | 1/125 | f/7.1 | iso400 |
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new year’s resolution | 1 january, 2012
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these signs were on most street corners in the city, along with the spray-paint blob

somewhere in san francisco, california | location
pentax k-r | 48mm | 1/3200 | f/9 | iso1600 |
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walls and suburbs

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like many african cities, we find more isolated walled spaces as we enter middle class and affluent areas

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brellas below

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see a passing smoked-fish saleswoman

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blue rock point

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looking into the depths at cape point

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beachside dugout

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a canoe weathers the tides in elmina

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under the streets

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glass prisms used in a sidewalk skylight to provide light to the stores left beneath the streets when seattle city was raised a story to escape the tides
First Image a graffiti marking left by a hobo to inform others about the welcoming nature of this buildings inhabitants (cat)

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paint palette

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found among the beach debris, whidbey

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place tags, pike place

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