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Munich, Candidplatz by alierturk Munich, Candidplatz by alierturk
"Munich, Candidplatz"
Today, I went around in several Subway stations in Munich and tried make a series of photos from different Munich U-Bahn stops. Just at my second stop, at this one, Candidplatz, Subway police came to me and told me that it is not allowed to use tripods. They had some stupid explanations like "if a child hits to your tripod, she/he may fall to platform!". Puhh, I then told my more appropriate excuse " without tripod, I cannot make a good photo! ". Anyway, I left that station and continue to use the tripod whole day. Likely I did not get caught again :)

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Toobworm Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, this is beautiful!! :)
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augenweide Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
your beautiful work is featured in my new journal...[link]
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Pronus Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
Great photo. I like you're excuse.

I remember going through the subway in London. A guy sitting down played and sang the first few notes of a song and I thought wow this is going to be really beautiful. Then immediately the cops came up and stopped him because it wasn't allowed. Everyone's loss - no point at all.

More recently I was told to move my bicycle away from a government building - I think they thought it might have been a bomb or some such idiocy.
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vagamundo13 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Inspiring stuff!!! Good work!
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Creative--Dragon Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012  Professional Photographer
I've used a tripod in train stations many times... I think the polezi were just being assholes... lol
BTW, do you live in Munchen? I didn't realize that. I should drive down some time and we can go shooting together...
Oh! Lovely shot BTW :)
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BDStudio Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012  Professional Photographer
Great photo and funny story, I had the exact same thing at a metro station once haha!
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unhappy-princess Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
excellent work! nice colours.
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Jamielei Featured By Owner May 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow nice Abstract
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EvilBryan357 Featured By Owner May 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
awesome! B-)
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lululetti Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
yes! rebel against the silly laws of no tripods! :D
it really paid off ;)
awesome shot :D
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