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Many street performers worked the streets of Prague, but this was one of my favorites. He seemed to be magically suspended above the ground, and never so much as twitched.

Canon EOS 1DS Mark III
1/320 sec
f/9
ISO 350
focal length 129 mm
28-300mm glass
hand held

Just a retired old guy who loves looking for an eclectic mix of subjects to photograph, from people, to places, to concepts, and enjoys all aspects of the hunt, the find, and the shot, plus dabbling in the post production.

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Oscar Wilde

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  • Loree McComb
    Loree McCombalmost 2 years ago

    how cool!

  • loree
    I stood there and stared to figure it out! Did you?

    – phil decocco

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 2 years ago

    Magical indeed – lol Phil and a magical shot – well done !!

  • mattie
    these street performers are so clever and full of show biz

    – phil decocco

  • Scott Mitchell
    Scott Mitchellalmost 2 years ago

    LOL – I wont spoil the illusion for you, then, by telling you how he did this. :)
    Great shot, Phil!

  • thanks scott,
    I pretty much got it right away! Still a clever idea, and I could see many were baffled

    – phil decocco

  • Roger Vaara
    Roger Vaaraalmost 2 years ago

    (Some people have so short legs that they can´t reach the ground)

  • roger
    so true, training pedals for them, yet this fellow had an easier secret

    – phil decocco

  • John Holding
    John Holdingalmost 2 years ago

    Clicking the image takes you to the group where you can support fellow members.

  • thanks john for this note

    – phil decocco

  • Paul Pasco
    Paul Pascoalmost 2 years ago

    Clever him and your artistic bent, well done.

  • paul
    hard to just walk by this fellow without stopping to think how he does it!

    – phil decocco

  • Gary Murison
    Gary Murisonalmost 2 years ago

    Great photo and subject.

  • thanks gary
    it was fun to catch him at his act!

    – phil decocco

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartalmost 2 years ago


    Well done phil

  • georgie
    thanks for that! He was a curious character at work!

    – phil decocco

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumover 1 year ago

    Congratulations – 29th April, 2013 – Shirley

  • thanks much shirley for th enews and for hosting the challenge!

    – phil decocco

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownover 1 year ago

  • barbara
    thanks for this good news!

    – phil decocco

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