A Pre-Established Function

Shot Of The Day: July 31, 2014





QOTD: The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
— Jack London

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

Backstory: I don’t know why this shot appealed to me. Perhaps Shiva has the answer? — TAG

Locale: Clifton, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon F65 / Nikkor 35~80mm f4-5.6 D (Ilford HP5 / Kodak HC-110)


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Behind The Sublimated Text

Shot Of The Day: July 30, 2014





QOTD: In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart.
— Sigmund Freud

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





Backstory: I love this shot. I am trainiac. — TAG

Locale: Clifton, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon F65 / Nikkor 35~80mm f4-5.6 D (Ilford HP5 / Kodak HC-110) & Nikon D200 / Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D


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Efficient Sublimations

Shot Of The Day: July 29, 2014





QOTD: Compared to what we ought to be, we are half awake.
— William James

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





Backstory: Imagine being present while driving – no texting, no eating, no distractions… — TAG

Locale: Mopar, USA

Equipment: Nikon F65 / Nikkor 35~80mm f4-5.6 D


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Retooling The Mental Apparatus

Shot Of The Day: July 28, 2014





QOTD: The living moment is everything.
— D.H. Lawrence

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

Backstory: I buy a lot of items here. I love the accoutrements of Santeria. — TAG

Locale: My friend Jose’s Botanica, Stapleton, Staten Island. (Jose and I like to talk about futbol).

Equipment: Nikon F65 / Nikkor 35~80mm f4-5.6 D & Nikon F65


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The Means Of Destruction

Shot Of The Day: July 27, 2014





QOTD: There is less to this than meets the eye.
— Tallulah Bankhead

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





Backstory: Are humans the top species? Or just showroom dummies, staring at their gadgets of affluence as their Rome burns? — TAG

Locale: The set of A Star Is Born?

Equipment: Nikon F65 / Nikkor 35~80mm f4-5.6 D (Ilford HP5 / Kodak HC-110) & Nikon D200 / Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D


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The Automation Of Perception

Shot Of The Day: July 26, 2014





QOTD: Dare to be naïve.
— R. Buckminster Fuller

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

Backstory: I hope Robert Mapplethorpe would approve. — TAG

Locale: The Garden of Eden.

Equipment: Nikon F65 / Nikkor 35~80mm f4-5.6 D (Ilford HP5 / Kodak HC-110)


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Single Dimensionality

Shot Of The Day: July 24, 2014





QOTD: Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension.
— Oliver Wendell Holmes

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





Backstory: ‘She’s as beautiful as a foot’ — Blue Oyster Cult. What could be more beautiful than an impractical shoe in a thrift store? — TAG

Locale: Rosebank, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon F65 / Nikkor 35~80mm f4-5.6 D & Nikon D200 / Nikkor 28~80mm f3.5-5.6 D


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The Ability To Remember

Shot Of The Day: July 23, 2014





QOTD: Knowing is half the battle.
— G.I. Joe

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





Backstory: Libido should extend beyond one’s genitals. — TAG

Locale: Planet Earth

Equipment: Nikon D40x / Zeiss aus Jena 50mm f2.8 Tessar 1Q (Preset) [top] & Nikon F65 / Nikkor 35~80mm f4/5.6 D (Ilford HP5 / Kodak HC-110) [bottom]


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The Forgetting

Shot Of The Day: July 22, 2014





QOTD: It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
— Henry David Thoreau

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





Backstory: The Death Drive is powerful, the only antidote is to remember your original face. — TAG

Locale: Merax ‘One Shot’ Photo Studio

Equipment: Praktica MTL3 / Zeiss aus Jena DDR (Tessar) 50mm f2.8 & Nikon D40x / Zeiss aus Jena 50mm f2.8 Tessar 1Q (Preset)


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