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Poll - Have you ever taken a city break to Europe or further afield...

Discussion in 'Weekly Poll' started by Chrissie_Lay, May 3, 2016.

  1. Chrissie_Lay

    Chrissie_Lay AP Editor's PA

    ... for the express purpose of Photography?

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    on this week's poll - Have you ever taken a city break to Europe or further afield for the express purpose of Photography?

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  2. Roger Hicks

    Roger Hicks Well-Known Member

    "Travel abroad" and "City Break" are rather different things. I quite seldom go to cities any more: I generally prefer towns and villages; though paradoxically I seldom find much inspiration in the countryside in between. I love old buildings. That's one reason we left California.

    Cheers,

    R.
     
  3. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

    after years of business travel - NO!
     
  4. GeoffR

    GeoffR Well-Known Member

    It does rather take the shine off travelling doesn't it?

    I rarely go anywhere without a camera so any trip which involves an overnight stay will be partly for photographic reasons.
     
  5. Benchista

    Benchista Which Tyler

    No, not really - just business travelling. ;)

    Ditto.
     
  6. 0lybacker

    0lybacker In the Stop Bath

    Does Photokina count?
     
  7. RogerMac

    RogerMac Well-Known Member

    As always it is a very badly worded poll - "for the express purpose" implies that that would be the only purpose but re-interpreting it as "for a major purpose" the answer is yes I frequently travel....
     
  8. ChrisNewman

    ChrisNewman Well-Known Member

    My thoughts exactly! Another poll without an appropriate answer for me.

    We’ve taken several city breaks in Europe, and photography has been an important part for me (and a drag on the sightseeing for my wife!), but even alone I wouldn’t take a city break if I wasn’t keen to see the city, or had some other reason than photography to go.


    Chris
     
  9. Terrywoodenpic

    Terrywoodenpic Well-Known Member

    When I lived in Kent popping over to France for a long weekend was always an easy option. However I never went to cities as such.
     
  10. RogerMac

    RogerMac Well-Known Member

    Having watched "The Silk Road" on BBC last night I am planning a trip to Samarkand - does that count?
     
  11. dangie

    dangie Senior Knobhead

    Just come back from four days in Krakow Poland. A very photogenic city.
     
  12. gm1tbw

    gm1tbw New Member

    I agree. Did you manage to visit the Museum of Photography while you were there?
     
  13. KrystalsGrandad2502

    KrystalsGrandad2502 Well-Known Member

    Is Leeds still in Europe?

    Oh wait, possibly not after tonight.....oops sorry, that's just the EU :rolleyes:
     

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