Unsanctioned Pleasure

Shot Of The Day: September 16, 2014





QOTD: To look up is joy.
— Confucius

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: The Mexican population on Staten Island has endured and prospered, in the face of occasional bigotry and a dubious economy. It is inspiring – and colourful. — TAG

Locale: Cebra Avenue, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon D200 / Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D


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The Social Value Of The Individual

Shot Of The Day: September 15, 2014





QOTD: The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
— Mignon McLaughlin

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: Poverty, class polarization, infant mortality, hunger, disease, endless war – these are the charges contained in the Great Indictment. — TAG

Locale: Your backyard – despair in the midst of affluence.

Equipment: Nikon D40 / Sigma 18~200mm f3.5-6.3


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The Privilege Of Being Rather Irrational

Shot Of The Day: September 14, 2014





QOTD: Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
— Henry David Thoreau

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: I’m not a snappy dresser. Like a snail I tend to wear the same things every day. — TAG

Locale: Stapleton, Staten Island.

Equipment: Nikon D40 / Sigma 18~200mm f3.5-6.3


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This General Necessity

Shot Of The Day: September 13, 2014





QOTD: It’s only work if somebody makes you do it.
— Bill Watterson

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: Another great mural from NYC Arts Cypher — TAG

Locale: Stapleton, Staten Island.

Equipment: Nikon D200 / Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D


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The Truth Of The Great Refusal

Shot Of The Day: September 12, 2014





QOTD: Fear is the highest fence.
— Dudley Nichols

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer





Backstory: The chains of ignorance, greed, and intolerance cannot bind this Tawny resister. She is the Great Refusal. — TAG

Locale: Beyond the performance principle.

Equipment: Nikon D200 / Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D


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Of Sensuousness And Reason

Shot Of The Day: September 11, 2014





QOTD: The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
— R.G. Ingersoll

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: I love the palette I found here. We’re all just older children after all. — TAG

Locale: The end of a paint brush.

Equipment: Nikon D200 / Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D


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The Subversive Character Of Truth

Shot Of The Day: September 10, 2014





QOTD: Man unites himself with the world in the process of creation.
— Erich Fromm

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: This little gate is tucked away, barely noticeable from the busy boulevard it sits on. — TAG

Locale: Victory Boulevard, Staten Island.

Equipment: Nikon D200 / Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D


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The Soul Contains Few Secrets

Shot Of The Day: September 9, 2014





QOTD: Life is something that everyone should try at least once.
— Henry J. Tillman

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: I like this statue, she’s a good listener. The Mother archetype is very soothing, just ask Yemaya, goddess of the Ocean. — TAG

Locale: It’s a secret.

Equipment: Nikon D200 / Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D


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The Function Of Phantasy

Shot Of The Day: September 8, 2014





QOTD: Our imagination flys — we are its shadow on the earth.
— Vladimir Nabokov

Quote from The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer

Backstory: Eroticism exists all around us. We simply need to clean our glasses and throw out our advertisements. — TAG

Locale: The theatre of the Mind.

Equipment: Nikon D200 / Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D


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