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Me at eBay

There's a story behind this one. I'd just parked in eBay's visitor lot and hopped out with the D200 to take a couple of pictures of their sign when a security guy rolls up in his truck. Security guys generally mean trouble when you're wielding a chunky camera with a chunky lens. He looks at me for a moment.

Ruh-roh, Raggy, I think.

"Hey! Whatchadoin'?", he asks, getting out of the truck.

Double ruh-roh!

"Uh, I'm just taking a quick shot of your.. uh.. sorry, I'm about to leave.."

"No problem - you want me to take another picture so you can be in it too?"

And that's how I came to have a picture of myself looking dorky in front of eBay's offices. My thanks to the security guy - it's nice to get a change from the usual "You can't take photos here! I'm calling the cops!" attitude which is depressingly prevalent in these days of no trust.

 

PS - This looks a lot less saturated in Firefox for some reason. Is it doing naughty things with the colour space?

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Taken on July 4, 2006