I’m Only You

Shot Of The Day: August 28, 2016





QOTD:
I’m a memory engraved upon your soul
I’m a prison cell without a door
I’m a finger drawing on a frosty window pane
Sometimes when I’m lonely, baby, then I’m only you

— Robyn Hitchcock
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Backstory: Another day, another great Staten Island mural. How about we show these artists some love Mr. Borough President? — TAG

Locale: Stapleton, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED

 

Robyn Hitchcock – I’m Only You: www.youtube.com/watch?v=wewkYZC7Dr4


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Kingdom Of Love

Shot Of The Day: August 25, 2016





QOTD: In the spiritual Kingdom of Love, you’re the one that I’m thinking of.
— Robyn Hitchcock
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Backstory: This is the side wall of a discount store now home to a mural painted by Kwue Molly. — TAG

Locale: Stapleton, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED

 

Robyn Hitchcock – Kingdom of Love: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl5YViHdmlw


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Swirling

Shot Of The Day: August 24, 2016





QOTD:
Swirling takes up all my time
And if that’s such a crime why love you?
Moss suspended on a stone – and down the telephone
To where I call your name

— Robyn Hitchcock
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Backstory: This is the side wall of a discount store now home to a mural painted by Christian Penn which is part of a collaboration with Kwue Molly (a series of murals extends down the block). — TAG

Locale: Stapleton, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED

 

Robyn Hitchcock – Swirling: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWh4DasRDGM


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The Vultures Of Bombay

Shot Of The Day: August 23, 2016





QOTD:
Like a crippled dancer picking roses in the sun
The prince of wayward men is singing singing to no one
And of course no one is there to hear him sing.

— Snakefinger
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Backstory: The exterior of a Sri Lankan restaurant. — TAG

Locale: Stapleton, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED [top], Nikon F2 Photomic (DP-1) / Nikkor 50mm f1.4 (Ilford HP5 Plus / Kodak HC-110) [bottom]

 

Snakefinger – The Vultures of Bombay: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZPiXnoXWc8


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Kollaps

Shot Of The Day: August 22, 2016





QOTD: Kollaps, alles was ich kriegen kann. Alles in mich rein. Kollaps, süßer Kollaps.
— Einstürzende Neubauten
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Backstory: This is a film version of an earlier shot of the same name. — TAG

Locale: Kunst-Studio TAG

Equipment: Nikon F65 / AF Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D (Ilford HP5 Plus / Kodak HC-110)

 

Einstürzende Neubauten – Kollaps: www.youtube.com/watch?v=knUDV_ppSyE


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No Direction Home

Shot Of The Day: August 21, 2016





QOTD: No matter which way you’re going, I wanna go, no direction home for me.
Up, down, all around I wanna go with you.
No direction home for me.
— Cheap Trick
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Backstory: Another great Staten Island mural. This one is on the exterior of the Eden II building – Eden II serves people on the autism spectrum (hence the tree). — TAG

Locale: Stapleton, Baby!

Equipment: Nikon F2 Photomic (DP-1) / Nikkor 50mm f1.4 (Ilford HP5 Plus / Kodak HC-110) [above], Nikon D5500 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED [below]

 

Cheap Trick – No Direction Home: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePno9R2S1uA



This digital shot provides some detail (and a bit of colour) at the expense of the jigsaw pieces in the tree branches.


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