11 de novembro de 2014

Grandes fotos (II)

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The AeroMobil 3.0 flying car has been unveiled at the Austria Pioneers Festival in Vienna.
'Aeromobil is a 'flying car' that makes use of existing infrastructure created for automobiles and planes,
and opens doors to real door-to-door travel,' according to its makers.
When in its car configuration, it can fit into a standard parking space,
and it also takes normal fuel pumped at every service station.
  
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Competitors taking part in the feet only competition at the UK Rubik's Cube Championships.
The competitors from around the country compete for the fastest time to solve a Rubik's cube
using only their feet - the fastest winning time was just 1 minute and 3 seconds.

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Autumn reflections are seen on Buttermere in the Lake District in Cumbria, as the unseasonably mild weather continues

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A protester stands outside parliament in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso as violent unrest spreads

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A Hindu devotee pushes the foam away to make space for other devotees
to worship the sun god Surya in the River Yamuna during the religious festival of Chatt Puja in Delhi

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A labourer sells coal in Pakistan
  
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Built high into the Grandes and Petites Jorasses mountains in Italy, the Bivouac Gervasutti
offers breath-taking views of the surrounding scenery from 2,835 metres above sea level.
You have to abseil down a rock face to get there, but accommodation is then free of charge !

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Signs asking not to take pictures at different pro-democracy protesters' encampments in Hong Kong.
While some protesters are happy to be interviewed and photographed, others are putting 'no photo' signs
asking not to be disturbed and for their faces not to be shown
fearing possible reprisal from authorities who declared protesters' rallies illegal

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A model wears a creation from the Toray Liu Wei Collection at China Fashion Week in Beijing

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An unidentified member of the notorious prison gang the 28's from Cape Town,
who has spent more than half his 50 years in prison holds his ten day old baby boy at his home in Lavender Hill, South Africa.
Now out of prison for the last two years he spends his time with his young baby boy
whose mother says never cries when with his dad because he is like a comic book with all his tattoos

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Newly-wed grooms lead camels carrying their brides during a mass wedding in Yuli county,
Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China

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Shepherds guided a flock of 2,000 sheep through Madrid's streets on Sunday in defence of ancient grazing,
droving and migration rights increasingly threatened by urban sprawl and modern agricultural practices.

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Afghan Shiite devotees beat themselves with chains and blades during commemorations ahead of the Day of Ashura in Kabul.
Ashura mourns the death of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed,
who was killed by armies of the Yazid near Karbala in 680 AD.

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A man shows off his moustache during a moustache competition during the annual Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, India
  
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Rowers practise ahead of the annual Water Festival on the Tonle Sap river in Phnom Penh.
Cambodians will celebrate the Water Festival from 5-7 November 

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Rowers gather at the start of a boat race near the Royal Palace
during the annual Water Festival on the Tonle Sap river in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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A sheep has been rescued by a skier after tumbling down a mountain.
Pete Oswald, 29, skied and carried the injured animal to safety down
Hector Mountain on New Zealand's South Island.

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A Swiss man alerted authorities in Pratteln in northern Switzerland to a donkey stuck down a drain.
Urs Meyer spotted the animal with its head sticking out of the hole in the ground while walking his dog.
Firemen who tried to rescue the animal found it was well and truly wedged tight and
in the end it took more than an hour to pull the exhausted donkey free.

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A little gopher attempts to wriggle free from the beak of a hungry great blue heron in Point Reyes, California
  
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Actor Hugh Bonneville attends the launch of The Paddington Trail, in London.
50 Paddington statues will be placed across the capital including museums, parks,
shops and landmarks, all with a colourful, Paddington inspired flavour

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Photographer Jonny Simpson-Lee took this shot of a dog diving into a swimming pool for a ball.
The 42-year-old, of Pulborough, West Sussex, says:
'Freezing the moment a dog breaks through the surface of the water in pursuit of a toy or treat often captures
it's primeval hunting instinct and is exaggerated by the way it's body takes on fascinating forms within the water.'

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Women wearing the traditional costumes of the region sit in a horse-drawn carriage
during the Leonhardi pilgrimage in Bad Toelz, southern Germany

18 comentários:

  1. A foto 3 é ligeiramente superior às minhas! : )
    Os bigodes provocam-me náuseas… refiro-me aos bigodes de competições e outros semelhantes.
    Boa semana, Pedro.

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    1. Só a 3, Catarina?
      Eu sou um desastre a fotografar.
      E gosto imenso de fotografia.
      Boa semana

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  2. Uma coleção para todos os gostos, desde o "aviocar" até ao exotismo dos bigodes.

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    1. O que eu gostava de saber fotografar bem, Agostinho.....

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  3. ~ Uma mescla casual e abrangente de fotos que se distinguem do habitual...

    ~ Uma boa semana, Pedro.

    ~ ~ ~ ~ Beijinhos. ~ ~ ~ ~

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    1. De quando em vez recebo estas mensagens de amigos e compartilho aqui, Majo
      Beijinhos e votos de boa semana

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  4. Grandes fotos, realmente, Pedro.

    Aquele abraço.

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    1. Eu gosto muito de fotografia, Ricardo
      Sou é um grande trambolho a fotografar.
      Aquele abraço

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  5. Eu sou sincera: gosto mesmo é de fotografar as minhas filhas!!! :P

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    1. Essa tarefa deixo para a minha mulher que tem muito mais jeito do que eu, Timtim Tim

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  6. Uma grande parte delas são fantásticas, Pedro ! rsrsrs
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    1. Estas são das tais que devem ser partilhadas, Rui

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  7. No mínimo, invulgares e exóticas, Pedro! Espectaculares, todas elas!

    Beijinhos e boa semana

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    1. Quando aparecem, partilho com os amigos, Janita
      Beijinhos e votos de boa semana

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  8. Uma excelente colectânea de fotos surpreendentes, Pedro!

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    1. Imagino sempre o momento em que terão sido tiradas, Carlos

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  9. Algumas são mesmo maravilhosas.
    Um abraço e uma boa semana

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