Some Things Are The Same The World Over
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Just Like America one worker, four “supervisors” -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 40 mm — 1/400 sec, f/8, ISO 360 — full exif
Just Like America
one worker, four “supervisors”
They were actually all working, but had congregated momentarily to consider an issue of some sort, and I caught them briefly looking like they were standing around. This truth does not make for a funny post, so I choose to withhold it.
All 4 comments so far, oldest first...

The one guy seems like he’s standing in mid-air with his left foot. You probably caught him as he was moving it, but it sure looks like he has his weight on it.
Earnie

— comment by Earnest Barr on January 18th, 2010 at 6:24pm JST (7 years, 11 months ago) comment permalink

I’m with Earnie. That guy in the green hat is really weirding me out with his magic left foot.

Lee

Maybe things aren’t the as much the same the world over as I thought. Don’t construction workers float where you’re from? —Jeffrey

— comment by Lee on January 18th, 2010 at 9:39pm JST (7 years, 11 months ago) comment permalink

in France we got that. 1 who works and 4 who are looking at. 🙂

— comment by Pierre on January 19th, 2010 at 7:24pm JST (7 years, 11 months ago) comment permalink

Am I the only one who sees the left foot planted on seemingly flexible support?

Unless you mean the back pocket of the guy in the trench, then yes, you’re the only one. 🙂 It seems that I just happen to get the guy mid-movement as he was returning from straddling the trench. Does look a bit odd. —Jeffrey

— comment by parv on January 20th, 2010 at 12:49pm JST (7 years, 11 months ago) comment permalink
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