Doors Like Flint And Window Panes

Shot Of The Day: June 20, 2014





QOTD: Happiness sneaks through a door you didn’t know that you left open.
— John Barrymore

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

Backstory: Two shots that previously ran as colour digital images, this time done with a real (East German) camera and lens – on Ilford HP5 developed with Kodak HC-110. — TAG

Locale: Stapleton, Staten Island

Equipment: Praktica MTL3 / Zeiss aus Jena DDR (Tessar) 50mm f2.8 (Ilford HP5 / Kodak HC-110)




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L.A.M.F.

Shot Of The Day: June 19, 2014





QOTD: Life is but a journey; death is returning home.
— Chinese Proverb

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

Backstory: There are a few Midwestern-born New Yorkers. This is our home, but there is a part of the Midwest that lives on, like a porch light left on after the sunrise. — TAG

Locale: Not Kansas, Staten Island.

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


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And It Looked Like Forever

Shot Of The Day: June 18, 2014





QOTD: The moon and sun are eternal travelers. Even the years wander on — every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.
— Basho

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

Backstory: Oh no, not this train station again. Oh why not? The Eternal Recurrence has nothing on me. — TAG

Locale: Clifton, Baby, Clifton (The Peoples Republic of Staten Island).

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


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Hey Baby, I’m Out Of Favor

Shot Of The Day: June 17, 2014





QOTD: Youth is a gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
— Garrison Kanin

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

Backstory: I was walking on stilts when I grabbed this shot. Just a bit of (Buck) Dharma. — TAG

Locale: Another Deserted Street, Staten Island.

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


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Don’t Give It A Name

Shot Of The Day: June 16, 2014





QOTD: The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them; there ought to be as many for love.
— Margaret Atwood

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

Backstory: A closeup of the Full Cup, where Graham Parker played – twice. And you thought this week’s titles were random? — TAG

Locale: Where Else (Stapleton), Staten Island

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


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As The Tears Dropped Sideways

Shot Of The Day: June 15, 2014





QOTD: Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
— Albert Camus

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

Backstory: I’m not sure if this is the old 690 Club but it sures look like my recollection of it. Maybe I made the whole thing up. — TAG

Locale: Memory Is A Mother, Staten Island.

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


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Seeing A Million Miles

Shot Of The Day: June 14, 2014





QOTD: The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but has no vision.
— Helen Keller

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

Backstory: I like the idea of having a guardrail for a front yard, it’s so New York. — TAG

Locale: Tompkinsville, Staten Island.

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


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