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    Couldn.t resist taking this pic!

    Wandering around the Colosseum on a recent trip to Europe, I looked over a wall and spotted these two guys on their mobile phones. The photo was taken with my Olympus prosumer camera before I got the bug and purchased my Nikon D80
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    haha love it! I wouldnt be able to resist either :P
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    No self respecting Roman legionaire would be seen without one!

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    Very good
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    Olympus, Nikon, who cares, that is an absolute gem Nellie .

    I know it is in the fun section and not there for CC but it is very well exposed for the conditions and the subject matter is a good laugh.
    Keep em coming please.
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    hahaha tech savvy romans ..
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    Well spotted..... a little touch of "back to the future" maybe

    An honest C+C please!


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    Great shot at the right moment. Good thing they didn't spot you otherwise they might have been after you for the photo fee.

    The Coliseum was OK as far as ruins go but the best entertainment was watching those legionnaires plying their business amongst largely unsuspecting tourists. Got to hand it to them, though, they turn up every day in all sorts of weather to earn a few Euro. They are pretty beefy lads too!

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    Classic out of place and time shot!!!

    Great capture!

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    Mobile phones !......and that's the very reason the Roman Empire fell lol

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    Haha, love it!!

    Bit like seeing the gas bottle tank under the cart in the movie Gladiator.
    Ot the guy walking past in a pair of jeans. LOL
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    Haha, yeah, that's funny . Hope you didn't pay these guys though - they're notirous for extracting money from unsuspecting tourists.
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    Probably SMSing the latest game score. Lions 4 Christians 0
    Good grab.
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    had no idea the technology had been around for so long...

    good find!

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    They say the Romans were great inventers, I had no idea.........
    Cheers David.

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    It's always fun to watch candid shots haha
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    LOL good one didn't know they had that technology then
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    I will have to go out and hire Gladiator - I missed those bloopers Gypsy.

    I certainly did not pay for the photo especially after I witnessed one of the men pushing and arguing with a tourist because she refused to pay. I felt that some justice had been served when I captured the photo.

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    just a quick call to the bookies for the chariot racing? ............. great capture and excellent humour
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    great find and a well captured moment.

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