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Old Posted Jul 13, 2010, 3:03 AM
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PHOENIX | Sofa King Hot

Part 2 of my summer in Phoenix

Some previous threads…
Phoenix (June 2010)____________Portland (May 2010)____________Portland (April 2010)____________Portland (March 2010)


And this one…

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It's a dry heat
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Old Posted Jul 13, 2010, 3:31 AM
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Wow, some fantastic pix there. Beauty is everywhere, even amongst the squalor.
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Old Posted Jul 13, 2010, 3:58 AM
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That sounds unbearably hot. What is 100? In the high 30s I think? Yikes. I think Edmonton's record high of all time is 38 or 39°C.

Photo quality is fantastic as usual, Sekkle. Keep it up!
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Old Posted Jul 13, 2010, 4:19 AM
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Damn, you really got into some down and dirty areas. I loved it all and can't wait until parts 3 through 12 . I think I liked part 2 even better than part 1.

ps. Those 2 victorians hiding out west are still looking good (for phx).
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Old Posted Jul 13, 2010, 4:38 AM
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Awesome set. Downtown is looking shiny.
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Old Posted Jul 13, 2010, 5:00 AM
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Severe race issues + racism + sprawl + blazing hot = Hell on earth in my opinion.

Good job on the photos though
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Old Posted Jul 13, 2010, 5:20 AM
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Great photos! I actually live in Phoenix, and yes it's hot, but only in the summer. The late summer, winter, and early summer is perfect! And I'm getting pretty tired of this "racism" crap, but again, great photos!
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Spectacular Photos. Simply amazing!
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Old Posted Jul 13, 2010, 6:06 AM
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If you think it was hot today, it's supposedly going to be 114 on Wednesday and 116 on Thursday.
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Great images as always Sekkle! I really like the Thinking Man (?) series of statues.
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Severe race issues + racism + sprawl + blazing hot = Hell on earth in my opinion.

Good job on the photos though
wow.... illegal is now a race??
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Old Posted Jul 13, 2010, 8:17 AM
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Love the photos, once again.


P.S. Fire Sheriff Joe.
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Old Posted Jul 13, 2010, 8:32 AM
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Great work. Some of those photos are really reminiscent of the atmosphere of the old west. I think my favorites are the shot of a couch under a palm tree, the broken organ. They are, as are many of your shots, a little bit surreal and inspire reflection.
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Well put! I liked the sprinkling of small pics, and the plane flying parallel to the buildings. Colour and crispness top notch, as ever!
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Very neat thread, thanks!
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Great work! You make Phoenix look interesting.
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Wow, you made it look like El Paso!
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I never knew Phoenix was so interesting until you went there. You do a great job showing off it's definitive Western vibe, bravo!
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