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I'd crossed the Chain Bridge to the Buda side of the Danube on day three of my second trip to Budapest this year. I have no idea what this guy was doing on the roof of the fine-looking building just off the bridge, but I couldn't resist stopping and pointing the camera. I liked the ornate lamp as well, so the natural thing to so was get both in the one shot. Another glorious day ((we were blessed with wonderful weather, even though it was mid October).
Ellie from England 26 Nov 2007, 00:11
They 'do that' on the continent don't they? ... Wander around on rooftops I mean! Here there'd be scaffolding and hard hats, and all sorts of gizmos in the name of health and safety, and then probably little or no work carried out!
Doesn't he looks small, tucked away in the background. It's a very clever picture

ttomasso 6 Dec 2007, 15:26
quite funny shot... a BIG lamp and such a tiny human there in the back :-0

Ruth 5 Jan 2008, 14:23
I love this, Jimbo. Came by to wish you a Happy New Year! I hope all is well with you. smile

Dave Wilkins from in Bray, Co.Wicklow, Ireland. 2 Mar 2008, 21:36
I know it's been a while since you've posted, but I had to stop by to say I passed your total a few days ago...... smile

retoque fotografico 5 Aug 2009, 15:25
The person on the roof really adds perspective to this shot!

Charles Dastodd from United States 6 Jan 2010, 20:24
wonderful shot! the sky is so nice and blue and I love the guy up on the roof there smile

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Marion from Ireland 11 May 2010, 16:35
WOOWWWWWWWW!! That perspective is just brilliant!!

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camera Canon PowerShot A620
exposure mode full manual
shutterspeed 1/400s
aperture f/4.0
sensitivity unknown
focal length 12.5mm
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