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Reader photo: An escalated view

"The man with the pork-pie hat caught my eye," David Patrick Valera says of the inspiration for this photo, taken at the Los Angeles Central Library in February. 

Valera used an Olympus OM-D EM-5 camera with a Panasonic 50mm Summilux f/1.4 lens.

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