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A lovely photo essay on bicycles

Old 11-12-22, 02:30 PM
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A lovely photo essay on bicycles

So beautiful. Makes me want to ride my bike, if it wasn't raining.

https://stevemccurry.blog/2022/09/22...est-invention/
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Old 11-12-22, 02:48 PM
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Nice! Thanks for sharing that.
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Old 11-12-22, 04:51 PM
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Thanks! Enjoyed that.
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I liked it until I got to, " A crummy commercial", quoting Ralphie Parker.
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Beautiful. Thanks for sharing that.
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Old 11-12-22, 09:36 PM
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Thank you. My first bike ride of my current life (post head injury) was riding home from the bike shop that been my after hours hangout the season before. Mechanic lent me a 1930 Raleigh DL-1 that could have been in those photos. To ride over 10" of hard packed snow through a shut down Boston after the biggest blizzard of last century. It was absolutely the perfect ride. And I was in love with riding again.
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Old 11-13-22, 05:44 PM
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love those bike racks on the outside of the train car
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Awesome, Thanks! Depicted as an essential conveyance, it is a noble device.
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Lovely (photos and words). Positive! Great share
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Old 11-14-22, 03:32 PM
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Wow, 10 posts in this thread, and no bickering! Is it a record?
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Steven McCurry is an amazing photographer. You may not know but he is the National Geographic photographer who took the photo of "The Afghan Girl" many years ago. He immerses himself in his subjects and captures them better than any other photographer alive today, in my opinion. Although the work of Jan Grarup is gripping and intoxicating also. He goes into the hottest of hot spots and captures the moment.

McCurry's Afghan Girl:

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Originally Posted by drlogik View Post
Steven McCurry is an amazing photographer. You may not know but he is the National Geographic photographer who took the photo of "The Afghan Girl" many years ago. He immerses himself in his subjects and captures them better than any other photographer alive today, in my opinion. Although the work of Jan Grarup is gripping and intoxicating also. He goes into the hottest of hot spots and captures the moment.

McCurry's Afghan Girl:
The photos struck me as similar, somehow, even before I saw your post.

Thanks for posting this.
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Old 11-14-22, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Korina View Post
So beautiful. Makes me want to ride my bike, if it wasn't raining.

https://stevemccurry.blog/2022/09/22...est-invention/
Well, at least the ferns, trees and fish are happy!
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Old 11-14-22, 04:11 PM
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Absolutely wonderful photo essay. Thanks for posting.
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Old 11-14-22, 04:23 PM
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The photos struck me as similar, somehow, even before I saw your post.

Thanks for posting this.
Yes, he has a distinctive style.
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Old 11-14-22, 06:55 PM
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Originally Posted by HelpSingularity View Post
Well, at least the ferns, trees and fish are happy!
We've had zip since spring, so anything that hits dirt disappears; the only runoff is from the streets. Everything's happier. I just wish it wasn't unseasonably cold; it's getting into the 30's F on clear nights. Brrr. /weather tangent
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Old 11-16-22, 04:24 AM
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This is awesome *_*
sad there are not many such photo essays
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Old 11-16-22, 06:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Korina View Post
Wow, 10 posts in this thread, and no bickering! Is it a record?
we can stop that nonsense by arguing who invented the bicycle.
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Thank you. That was lovely. I'll share it with friends.
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Old 11-16-22, 07:27 AM
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Originally Posted by drlogik View Post
Steven McCurry is an amazing photographer. You may not know but he is the National Geographic photographer who took the photo of "The Afghan Girl" many years ago. He immerses himself in his subjects and captures them better than any other photographer alive today, in my opinion. Although the work of Jan Grarup is gripping and intoxicating also. He goes into the hottest of hot spots and captures the moment.

McCurry's Afghan Girl:

Her name is Sharbat Gula, McCurry went back and found her in 2002
She resurfaced in 2014 and eventually got to Italy as a refugee.

Here she is in 2002
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Old 11-16-22, 10:13 AM
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Old 11-25-22, 01:10 PM
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Very nice! Thanks for sharing!
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Truly inspiring.
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