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Dog Days

sleeping in the midday sun

in Photography in Ticino , Thursday, August 22, 2013

The heat persists. Officially, around 30C, since mid-July. Feels like … hot, lethargic, slow. The slight north wind just takes the edge of it. Nobody around, midday. The streets of Abilene, um, no, Giubiasco are deserted. Well, even more deserted than usual. Agosto sono tutti in vacanze. Al mare. Al sud. Al caldo. E tutto chiuso. Sleeping in the midday sun, sleeping in the midday sun. Dark, deep shadows, retina-searing light. And the heat radiates. In a week or so things will stir, the sleepy, sleepy town will awake a little, I’ll have to look both ways before crossing the street.  Until then… dog days.

Drm 2013 08 22 EP33700
Drm 2013 08 21 EP33677
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Drm 2013 08 22 EP33694
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Olympus E-P3, Panasonic Lumix 17mm f2.8

Posted in category "Photography in Ticino" on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 08:27 PM

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