Gimme a break

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    Copyright © Kipp Baker, 2004

    Part of a photo-scavenger hunt hosted by the Fort Worth Camera Club, this image was one of twelve - shot to illustrate various concepts or phrases. This one was the phrase, "Gimme a break!"

    On his way to fix a tire going flat on his motorcycle this patrolman allowed me to flag him down and listen to my explanation for the photo. He was also kind enough to give me 2 minutes. After a minute of quick setup and positioning, I got 2 shots on slide film with 10 seconds to spare - and no ticket.

    Camera: Canon F-1n
    Lens: 24mm 2.8
    Film: Fujichrome 100
    Scanned on Nikon Coolscan 9000
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License

    Bullneck, sutherland76133, mayang3, and 18 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. conner395 75 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Back The Blue (Law Enforcement), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    2. joephoto75 75 months ago | reply

      Does this remind you of a time out in BBNP.

    3. kippbakr 75 months ago | reply

      Yeah - only that was REAL. This was just theater.

    4. johnlamb 64 months ago | reply

      Thanks for publishing your photo with a Creative Commons license! I used it in the following story and gave you credit here:

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