A&P WTF is a Joy machine? ... *PIC*

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  1. Killyin

    Killyin Vicariously I, live while the whole world dies.

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    So I went down to the Don Valley Brick Works here in Toronto to fool around with some off camera lighting. I've been reading A&P off and on as well as Strobist etc etc and decided to give it a shot. I broke out my trusty Hot shoe/PC adapters and my 430EX and off I went.

    For those who don't know...the brick works is an old abandoned brick making factory that is North East of Toronto's downtown core. A large majority of the bricks that were used to build the older sections of Toronto were produced from this factory.

    (map: http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&hl=e...206,-79.363571&spn=0.005834,0.009613&t=h&z=17 )

    I found this old machine with the name plate "Joy" on it...and given that the building had mostly collapsed around it and that everything was dark and covered in dirt (see picture below) I found it ironic that there was any "joy" to be found in a place like the Brick Works.

    Anyway...let me know what you think please. The picture was taken at 1/250th @ 5.6. The flash was pointed straight up and bounced off of an umbrella. I only have the one flash...so I'm fairly restricted to what I can accomplish but I think this turned out kinda neat. :hsd:

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  2. Killyin

    Killyin Vicariously I, live while the whole world dies.

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    Maybe. I didn't touch the machine itself.
     
  3. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    I hope it has something to do with slaughter houses.
     
  4. Spurious

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    Penis in hole. Pull lever. Joy delivered.
     
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    :f13nd15h: Gangstah fo' lyfe

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    i always wanted to go down there.

    but i wont go alone.


    You should head down to the distillery district soon, for all the festivals.
     
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    I don't like the angle you were standing at. :dunno:
     
  7. Killyin

    Killyin Vicariously I, live while the whole world dies.

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    It was either stand there....or fall off the edge of the platform and get impailed by some rebar. :hs:
     
  8. Killyin

    Killyin Vicariously I, live while the whole world dies.

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    I'd love to waste a day down there taking pictures. Maybe once I get my grubby mitts on a 24-70 2.8L and have some time off work.
     
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    whatever it takes to get the shot is what I expect from a photographer...;)
     
  10. Killyin

    Killyin Vicariously I, live while the whole world dies.

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    That's what "assistants" are for. :o
     
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    :coolugh:
     

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