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27_KFC

27_KFC
Copyright ©2005, michael hoefner HoF Win ¤ $

evening impression near Midan Ramleh (ramleh square) in alexandria.

sorry. its a bit blurred. didn't use the tripod.

Photographer: michael hoefner HoF Win ¤ $
Folder: egypt 05
Uploaded: 2005-Mar-08 07:00 EST
Current Rating: 7.00/1 (Weighted rating: 7.80)
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Camera: Olympus E-1
Lens: Olympus 14-54mm f2.8/3.5
Lens Adapter: None
ISO: 400
Aperture: f4
Shutter Speed: 1/6s
Focal Length: 14
Flash: No
Tripod/Monopod: No
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I like the blurry cars – adds to the impression of a busy shopping and dining street and it’s also good that you’ve got that woman in the picture (with her head scarf). I think I know what you saw at this scene, because I’ve seen similar scenes in Cairo and several Asian countries (busy street, mixture of run down/traditional buildings, people in non-Western clothes and neon signs for KFC – could have been Starbuck’s, Whimpy, McDonald’s and other large, mostly American, chains etc). But I don’t really think this picture works – the non-Western/non-American elements are not clear/visible enough and because of that the picture could have been from anywhere (including from the USA I perhaps).

p.t. Inactive Win ¤ $ at 18:13 EST on 2005-Mar-08 [Reply]