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idiotekniQues
Pudd¿nheäd
United States
Current Residence: garden state 'o fun
Favourite style of art: street-life photography, conceptual
Operating System: xp pr0 on a self built rig.
MP3 player of choice: iAudio X5L 30gb
Wallpaper of choice: archie bunker's! kickin it old school...
Skin of choice: whitish, olive skinned, with hair. im greek after all.
Personal Quote: my sanity has methodically slipped through my grasping hands.
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Perspectives from China

Thu Jun 8, 2006, 11:57 AM
booyakasha!

Well China was an experience.  The diversity of what we saw was profound.  From the hazy industrial looking-and-almost apocalyptic streets of Beijing, to the soaring Buddhist mountain of Emai, the royal cuddly presence of Pandas, to the Bladerunner like vista of Shanghai.  We saw the chic and rich up and coming to the plain and simple peasants.  We saw the tourist attractions and the out of the way places.

China had it all, and we only tasted a small offering of her people and places.

I knew it was going to be a good trip when the moment we landed we had a tour guide who had us call him Happy, with a contagious smile and upbeat demeanour - not to mention a wealth of knowledge and good vibes - he set the bar for tour guides worldwide.  Someone give that man a seminar to teach.

I hope the pictures I brought show some of the diversity from various angles and perspectives. I hope Air China upgrades their plane interiors from JFK to Beijing for future travellers. I hope to be back in China at some point to explore the south and more of Shanghai.  I definitely recommend a trip to this country - with a good tour guide and group.

There were many times I wished I was on a photographer's tour because we spent a bit too much time on the bus which could have benefited from brief 10 minute stops for people to shoot pics.  There were amazing things that just flew by me on dirty bus windows that I ache to have captures - but count myself lucky enough to have at least seen.

never in my life has KFC looked and tasted so good - and that makes me a bit sad :D

I hope all your summers and artistic expressions are going well, to whoever actually reads this thing.

I hope to take advantage of the next few weeks and months to explore some conceptual and street stuff I have in mind.

athos

p.s. gotta say i love the canon 30d, still learnin about dslr, but it is a blast.

:iconthe-abandoned-album:
  • Listening to: cello music
  • Reading: Photo Books
  • Watching: Coffee & Cigarettes

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:iconeaglewolf:
Eaglewolf Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2008
Long time no hear...what the hell have you been up to?
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lifelessgraymeanings Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2007   Photographer
Haha, I found you on a website about the Domke f3 bag when I noticed you had a Deviant as well.
Groovy.

So... HI!
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idiotekniQues Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2007
Hi!

the domke is sold btw :(

LONG LIVE LOWEPRO!
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almostlighthearted Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2007
hunny you have over 10k! im sorry i wasent around to celebrate!

:party:
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Poeticsociety2005 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2007
Very nice gallery
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areml Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2006  Professional Photographer
you. da. mang.
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DanSandy Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the Friend!
I'll befriend you as well
=)

Happy Holidays!
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Ivan-Suta Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2006  Student Photographer
i enjoyed walking through your gallery!
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idiotekniQues Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2006
thanks very much :D
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