Retrograde

Shot Of The Day: May 20, 2015
for Angela DiNapoli





QOTD: Baby, if you wanna be my lover, you better take me home. Cause it’s a long, long way to paradise and I’m still on my own.
— Alice Cooper

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





Backstory: Abandoned railway cars and lines have a strange appeal – perhaps a desire to go backwards? — TAG

Locale: Clifton SIRT rail yard

Equipment: Nikon D40 / Sigma 18~200mm f3.5-6.3 DC (1 & 3) & Praktica MTL3 / Zeiss aus Jena DDR – Tessar 50mm f2.8 (Image Nr. 2)





Angela’s favourite colour is yellow. Mine too.


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Isn’t Life Strange

Shot Of The Day: May 19, 2015





QOTD: Isn’t life strange, A turn of the page, A book without light, Unless with love we write.
— John Lodge

Quote recommended for The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer (Part of the My Life Was Saved By Rock And Roll gallery at TAGFotograf.com)





Backstory: Love the paint job… — TAG

Locale: Tompkinsville, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon AW120


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Strange Things

Shot Of The Day: May 18, 2015





QOTD: You got someone you think you know well, He turns out a stranger, The minute you turn your back: You’re in it all by yourself.
— Randy Newman (from Toy Story)

Quote recommended for The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer (Part of the My Life Was Saved By Rock And Roll gallery at TAGFotograf.com)

Backstory: This little guy was a gift from a friend who knows I live for the Day of the Dead. — TAG

Locale: Kunst-Studio TAG

Equipment: Praktica MTL3 / Zeiss aus Jena DDR (Tessar) 50mm f2.8


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Strangeways Here We Come

Shot Of The Day: May 17, 2015





QOTD: And so I drank one, It became four, And when I fell on the floor, I drank more… Stop me if you think that you’ve heard this one before.
— Steven Patrick Morrissey

Quote recommended for The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer (Part of the My Life Was Saved By Rock And Roll gallery at TAGFotograf.com)

Backstory: 110 proof Tequila keeps the melancholy at bay – right Moz? (Please, please, let me get what I want this time…) — TAG

Locale: Kunst-Studio TAG

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


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Strange Orchestra

Shot Of The Day: May 16, 2015





QOTD: Saw a face in a conical of lace, it was a strange orchestra, Mannikin skin pounding on a bass-drum, strange orchestra.
— T. Rex

Quote recommended for The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer (Part of the My Life Was Saved By Rock And Roll gallery at TAGFotograf.com)

Backstory: Marc Bolan sounds best when played on 8 Track with a pack of Marlboro Reds clenched between your teeth. — TAG

Locale: Tompkinsville, Staten Island

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


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Stranger Eyes

Shot Of The Day: May 15, 2015





QOTD: You took the fall, you landed soft, thought to yourself, well I’m not alone, with your dark red soul and your chaperone.
— Ric Ocasek

Quote recommended for The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer (Part of the My Life Was Saved By Rock And Roll gallery at TAGFotograf.com)

Backstory: The street is a great place – we can all be lonely together. What could be better? — TAG

Locale: Tompkinsville, Staten Island

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


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Stranger (In A Strange Land)

Shot Of The Day: May 14, 2015





QOTD: Just live from day to day, Never listen to a word they say, All your time is spent the same, Look around and what do you find?
— 999

Quote recommended for The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer (Part of the My Life Was Saved By Rock And Roll gallery at TAGFotograf.com)

Backstory: One of the truly great unsung bands – 999. They believed in ‘Homicide’, which was their only hit in the U.S. — TAG

Locale: Clifton, Staten Island

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


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Perfect Stranger

Shot Of The Day: May 13, 2015





QOTD: Don’t need another perfect stranger, Driving me insane, Constantly saying it’s time for you to change.
— Linda Perry / Cheap Trick

Quote recommended for The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer (Part of the My Life Was Saved By Rock And Roll gallery at TAGFotograf.com)

Backstory: I love Reverse Commuting – it’s not only easier to get a seat, it satisifies my oppositional impulse. — TAG

Locale: Clifton, Staten Island

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


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Strange Town

Shot Of The Day: May 12, 2015





QOTD: I look in the mirror but I can’t be seen, Just a thin, clean layer of Mister Sheen, Looking back at me.
— Paul Weller

Quote recommended for The Hip Pocket Guide To Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer (Part of the My Life Was Saved By Rock And Roll gallery at TAGFotograf.com)

Backstory: May all your angles be wide – Al Haber to me, circa 2007. — TAG

Locale: Tompkinsville, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon AW120


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