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    Audio Book

    For Macro Monday Flickr Group
    Theme Hobby or Hobbies
    June 7, 2010

    I really wanted to do something photography related as I am seemingly obsessed with the subject; but, the assignment here was meant to show us something about each other that we didn't necessarily know. So I chose to do something based on a 'hobby' of sorts that I enjoy a lot.

    I have a reasonably long commute, approximately 1 and 1/2 hours a day between the trip to work and the trip home. I find the chitter chatter on the radio occasionally interrupted by songs a bit annoying so I skip it.

    I have never been a huge reader; but I have found this commute to be a perfect time to 'read'. In the past 5 or 6 years I have accumulated over 100 audible audio books and have really enjoyed the break from the radio. If you haven't tried audio books, and you have a time when you can't read but listening would work for you give it a try.

    See it large on my blog.

    -- I finally got a proper macro lens :) but for the life of me couldn't think of a way to express this concept in a true macro form.... perhaps next week I will be able to make a true macro using the themes concept --

    1crzqbn, AreKev, redrocker_9, and 28 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Jon Downs 101 months ago | reply

      a cool shot!
      great mm!

    2. ANVRecife 101 months ago | reply

      Very nice. Loved the background color

    3. DodogoeSLR 101 months ago | reply

      ohh very nice shot here, great light. happy macro monday!

    4. embarrassed pocket [deleted] 101 months ago | reply

      love the lighting and the detail...very nice.

    5. Yogma 101 months ago | reply

      I'm a huge proponent of audiobooks as well. However, when I tell people I'm "reading" a particular book, they give me this look like I'm cheating or something!

      Anyhow, nice MM!

    6. 1crzqbn 101 months ago | reply

      are you kidding me? a true macro? this is a macro shot, wonderful
      compo and i love the gradient background. a few years back, i also had a long commute, and i listened to audios books, loved it, it relaxed me while dealing with LA traffic...fantastic MM, a happy one to you!

    7. Sue90ca Still No Flic*kr At Work :( 101 months ago | reply

      excellent shot...and some of use would really like that commute time just for this reason. Well done
      Happy MM
      Sue

    8. .Mondial. 101 months ago | reply

      ha, this is a good idea!
      i like the colors and the composition.
      happy MM!

    9. laguglio 101 months ago | reply

      great combination of the two - I've never tried audio books, will have to give it a shot...

    10. AreKev 101 months ago | reply

      Wonderful lighting and I will have to try a audio book one day :)

    11. Louis Abate 101 months ago | reply

      Audio books are great, especially when stuck in traffic. Lessons the frustration knowing you are getting something else accomplished. Great storytelling layout to this, I see you are putting the 100 to good use.

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    12. Wildman 60D 101 months ago | reply

      Great setup. Love this one.

    13. Irene2005 101 months ago | reply

      Nicely done! My sister is a huge fan of audio books. She lives in DC area and spends a lot of time stuck in traffic. I don't have long enough commute...

    14. chewie~ 101 months ago | reply

      I tried reading during my commute, but I kept drifting out of my lane!

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    15. Livingstudios 101 months ago | reply

      The black and purple really make this shot, not to mention the soft brush of light across the headphone. Well done!

    16. twistedcreations 101 months ago | reply

      Nice and creative picture. I might give audio book a try.

    17. redrocker_9 101 months ago | reply

      I think you pulled this off great~

    18. GregDouglas 101 months ago | reply

      I think you nailed this Jeff.

      I love my music though :-))

    19. griffintech 87 months ago | reply

      We loved this photo and used it in our 22 Road Trips Tips. www.slideshare.net/griffintech/drivesafe-22-road-trip-tips

      Thank you so much for using Creative Commons.

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