Echinacea

Shot Of The Day: July 23, 2013





QOTD: Never mistake motion for action.
— Ernest Hemingway

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

Backstory: Purple Coneflowers pass my way every morning. I keep my camera ready in case they have any insights to offer. And they frequently do. — TAG

Equipment: Zenit 12XP / Helios-44-2 58mm f2


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Polyglot

Shot Of The Day: July 21, 2013





QOTD: When you were drunk, the world was still out there, but at least it didn’t have you by the throat.
— Charles Bukowski

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

Backstory: The exterior of this bar (I’ve never been inside) is like a good photograph. The design – the composition and contrast – make my job easy. Early morning sidelighting gives us some nice shadows as well. — TAG

Equipment: Praktica MTL5 / Zeiss aus Jena DDR (Tessar) 50mm f2.8


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Rear View

Shot Of The Day: July 20, 2013





QOTD: Art should never try to be popular. The public should try to make itself artistic.
— Oscar Wilde

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

Backstory: There is an old Mobil station where both the gas pumps and the cars no longer exist. I wander through this distilled reality, a pedestrian. — TAG

Equipment: Praktica MTL5 / Zeiss aus Jena DDR (Tessar) 50mm f2.8


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Oh Captain My Captain

Shot Of The Day: July 18, 2013





QOTD: I don’t try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.
— Ray Bradbury

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

Backstory: In the 1940s my father fought at Kasserine Pass, in the Ardennes, and in 1951, he did meatball surgery on Korean War casualties. He refused to talk about the wars in any detail. — TAG

Equipment: Zenit 12XP / Helios-44-2 58mm f2


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No One Else Can See Your Dreams

Shot Of The Day: July 16, 2013





QOTD: People live for the morrow, because the day-after-to-morrow is doubtful.
— Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Backstory: According to Robyn Hitchcock, glass is all we’re really made of – and it can shatter. Here is a community arts project that didn’t make it. It was a noble effort. — TAG

Equipment: Zenit 12XP / Helios-44-2 58mm f2


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Daemon

Shot Of The Day: July 15, 2013





QOTD: The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it.
— Stanley Kubrick

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

Backstory: This is my favorite piece of graffiti in New York. I’m pleased I found it in my borough. I don’t have to go far to visit it. — TAG

Equipment: Zenit 12XP / Helios-44-2 58mm f2


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