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Double Decker

Snapshot: Double Decker

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Richard Palmer
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by Richard Palmer on Mar 22, 2011
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"You know they used to laugh at me because I wouldn't ride on all those double-decker buses, because there was no driver on the top"

Joni Mitchell, 1973


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    The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661" The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661" (March 23, 2011, 11:41AM )

    I must say that Saint Joni has a point. I'd never considered how dangerous double-deckers must be until now. And what about those trains they have in The Netherlands with two levels of seating - shouldn't they run on two sets of tracks?

    This shot was taken at rush hour. I am quite pleased with how it turned out because I was right on the edge of a main road and buses were coming past in packs of three or more. Often they came to a stop right in front of me because of traffic queues. I lost the nice light on the left of the image as a result, but overall I am pleased with the result.

    Note to self: always start a 360 on something that is not going to move!

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    David Engle David Engle (March 23, 2011, 04:56AM )

    For Joni Mitchell fans, here are the lyrics to Twisted: jonimitchell.com/music/song.cfm?id=67 Will open in a new tab or window