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Hanging by a thread…



I wasn’t born to fly.

I don’t think I will ever be comfortable to work at heights.

I’m not acrophobic, but it doesn’t mean I like being up there — hanging by a thread…



*Near Suzukakedai Station, Tokyo, Japan


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28 responses

  1. Christakis

    Very nice Mr. I can see this hung on a wall somewhere.

    June 2, 2011 at 21:08

    • I will be very honored if you want to hang this photo on your wall, Christakis :-).

      June 2, 2011 at 21:37

  2. Tempting but you’re out of luck. Just printed out a series of beach photos I took from Cyprus specifically for that purpose.

    June 3, 2011 at 02:10

    • Oh well, a photo of four men hanging on a thread wouldn’t match the beach theme.

      Btw, looking forward to see your Cyprus photos :-)…

      June 3, 2011 at 08:12

      • Don’t think will be publishing those apart from the few I used in today’s post. Last thing my “Manchester” blog needs is more street photos and sea pictures of Cyprus.

        June 3, 2011 at 19:22

        • Ah, yes… I forgot that your blog is place/theme-specific :D… Oh well. :-)

          June 3, 2011 at 20:52

  3. excellent photo mister :D

    June 3, 2011 at 02:19

    • Thanks, Fajar :-)

      June 3, 2011 at 08:12

  4. What are they doing? Window cleaning? Repairs?

    June 3, 2011 at 06:12

    • To be honest, this is just a guess.

      Do you notice that the wall have brick-like layer? I think they were doing some inspection/maintenance on those brick layer. They were giving some light blow to the layer with (probably) a rubber hammer to check if they are still solidly glued to the wall.

      June 3, 2011 at 08:18

  5. Saya pikir S.W.A.T. :D

    June 3, 2011 at 16:12

  6. G., I love this shot!

    June 4, 2011 at 06:59

    • Thanks, Damien. Would you like to hang it on your wall? hehehe

      *referring to Christakis’ comment :D…

      June 4, 2011 at 08:35

  7. tiffatora

    i like the negative space on the right side. somehow you angle make them seem crawling not hanging *LOL*

    June 4, 2011 at 20:24

    • Haha! Crawling, yes! Like spiderman :P…

      June 4, 2011 at 20:54

  8. Oh… great perspective here! You chose a perfect angle to take this picture! Well done!! Congratulations! :)

    June 4, 2011 at 20:34

    • Thanks, Helder. I’m glad that you like it :-)

      June 4, 2011 at 20:53

  9. Actually, dude, can I showcase this in my community section? The more I look at it, the more awesome it is. I’d obviously link back, etc.

    June 4, 2011 at 20:48

    • Sure thing, Marco. I’d feel honored :-). My works here are all licensed under Creative Commons (see disclaimer)

      Would you need a bigger resolution, or the one you can download here is enough?

      June 4, 2011 at 20:57

  10. Nice picture here GM!

    June 6, 2011 at 00:29

    • Thanks, Jeffrey :-)

      June 6, 2011 at 08:18

  11. As always, your work is an inspiration to me!

    June 7, 2011 at 03:26

    • Thank you, Chris. As always, your kind words are flattering :D…

      June 7, 2011 at 07:05

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