blue wall

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the secrecy of police officers who lie or look the other way to protect other police officers

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"You'll get the best results if your main subject is three or four feet away, and to really make it pop, try to capture scenes with multiple layers of depth, including something in the foreground and something in the background," the company ( said on its blog . "You'll get more of the 3D effect when your photo's subject has contrasting colors-for example, someone wearing a blue shirt standing in front of a blue wall won't pop as much as someone wearing a different color."
'We are concerned EAIC's work will be in vain as criminal prosecution rarely leads to conviction unless this 'blue wall of silence' is broken,' LFL executive director Eric Paulsen said in a statement, referring to the police officers' reluctance in testifying against fellow police officers.
The vast and spectacular site-specific blue wall painting Another Country, 2017, is inspired by James Baldwin's book of the same title.
"The blue wall was very well organized, and I give them credit for that.
Jem Karacan's low cross was met forcibly by Bolton skipper Darren Pratley whose shot was blocked by a blue wall.
Many politicians, pollsters, and pundits took for granted that voters in Upper Midwest Blue Wall states would choose Democratic candidates again, including Hillary Clinton.
But a victory will not be easily attained, especially as Iceland's Blue Wall resembles something out of the Game of Thrones.
Some 30,000 of their fellow countrymen and women are in France to cheer their heroes and at every match a blue wall roars them on.
What might prove to be the most important factor causing panic among police officers is that smart phone cameras are not only exposing the killing of unarmed people of color; they are a powerful instrument in piercing the so-called blue wall of silence, the unwritten code among cops to not report a colleagues misconduct.
Some of the most interesting arrays of display were the ancient Qur'an pages in various scripts like the Rayhani script, the illuminated Qur'an, dark blue wall tiles with the names of the four caliphs engraved on them, portraits of kings and queens, a vast collection of intricately woven carpets, silk, stunning pieces of jewellery with such detailed craftsmanship, rare and priceless gems.
The more than 4,000-square-foot room greets you with large, silver letters on a blue wall: Jeffrey M.
When Liverpool got the ball, they were always a long way from goal with a blue wall in front.
"Goodbye annoying small kitchen and f*** off horrible blue wall paper.
Republicans cannot be too frequently reminded that their problem in presidential politics is the ''blue wall'' -- the 18 states and the District of Columbia that have voted Democratic in at least six consecutive elections, and have 242 electoral votes.