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Saturday, February 07, 2009

One Sixth

Rayshma has tagged me. I must pick up the sixth photo in the sixth folder of my photos and post it here with a brief descritption-cum-explanation. Here goes:


Luckily for me it turned out to be a somewhat non-personal photo and oddly it was in a folder titled 'Photo efforts'. I remember this clearly. I had set out one cold March morning last year with the express purpose of doing some photography with my hardly-used, snazzy new camera which promised to make a photographer of me yet. I somehow ended up in Green Park and walked to Piccadilly Circus taking random shots. I found myself opposite Burlington Arcade (purportedly Britain's longest covered shopping street, and its first shopping Arcade too) and standing where I was I thought the lights hanging along the arcade's ceiling made for an interesting photo op and I took a few shots. This is the very first of those shots and my composition improved with each successive effort. Not my best, but I did say I only just made an effort.
I'd like to tag: Clueless Chick (I hope her photo is one of Rummy!), Anna Bond, Orange Jammies, Amey, Vaudevillian and Anu.

21 comments:

  1. What if you didnt have six folders? Or six photos in the sixth folder?

    (I ask coz I wanted to check which photo I would come up with - and I have only 5 photos in the sixth folder)

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  2. Please tell me you're back to blogging!

    Okay now I honestly do not know the rules in such a scenario but I'm willing to bet several people would cheat a wee bit :D I'm tagging you too now. Post any photo you like and talk about it.

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  3. Hey...Will pick up the tag and do it. You won't believe what came up!

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  4. LOL! No, no, no! I am not back to blogging. This was just out of curiosity!

    I think I have been working on too many algorithms and debugs lately to think of areas where this tag could cause a problem!

    I should sleep! G'nite!

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  5. i didn't know what ur 6th folder/pic was... which is why i said "pick any pic u want!" :D

    but nice... me like! and love the promptness! :)

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  6. Vaudevillian11:32 PM

    and this is how you do a tag. browse, upload. simple, no jhanjhat. brilliant. I remembers this theres a spa shop at the front there? bedone soon, I'm on temporary internets renunciationing!

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  7. nice... :)

    the lights look very Symmetrical...

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  8. Oh and I forgot.. me wanna blogrol u? ok? :)

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  9. hey, very nice pic! And really interesting to know about Burlington Arcade.
    Thanks for tagging, will take it up soon... :)

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  10. Cluelessness: Hehe... Rummy?! :D

    APOO: Dang! You got my hopes up for a minute there... and it looks like you really are slogging at uni :)

    Catty: :D Give me more such no-brainer tags and I'll do them promptly :D

    Vaudevillian: I know! :D Which is why i got done with it quickly. Yes it does have a spa at the front... love the shops within... rather expensive though! Not surprising coz they have Savile Row right behind. do yours soon!

    Pixie: :) thank you! The lights were what I was aiming at actually... they look summetrical but I'm not entirely sure if they are... seemed a bit wonky on closer inspection. And I certainly don't mind being blogrolled by you! It's a right honour :) Will do the same. Thanks!

    Anu: Thank you :) Waiting to see what you come up with!

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  11. liked the pic... esp the lights.. :)

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  12. We are doing fine ya......life's been a little tensed with all the layoffs and stuff happening at work. Thanks a lot for asking though!

    Totally, unrelated comment. So feel free to delete. But I did not have your email to reply.

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  13. What an utterly cool tag! :-D

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  16. Blogrolled you :)

    Isn't this an interesting tag? you get to know a little story around a picture.

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  17. Whencutdeep: Good to have you back :)

    Never MInd!: Awww... hope it eases up soon... miss reading your posts.

    Pitu: You should take it up!!!

    Catty: YOU blog :P

    Vaudevillian: Thanks :) I did check it out in a hurry... will come by again.

    Solilo: Mucha gracias senorita. Blogrolled you too :)

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  18. Hah, look who's talking. Miss Absconding!

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  19. This would have made to my 'picture with a horizontal line'.Last week was all around taking pics with vertical lines,diagonal lines,rule of thirds,this n that.
    Would love to see more pics whenever possible.

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  20. i is being on break, baba... YOU only blog! :D

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