Fragments of a Hologram Rose

Shot Of The Day: June 30, 2015





QOTD: Cyberspace: A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts…
— William Gibson

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

Backstory: Who is really served when test prep replaces learning? When email replaces correspondence? Texting replaces talking? — TAG

Locale: Stapleton, just off the grid, due to lack of economic resources…

Equipment: Nikon D200 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED


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Hairdresser On Fire

Shot Of The Day: June 30, 2015





QOTD: So can you squeeze me into an empty page of your diary and supernaturally change me?
— Steven Patrick Morrissey

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

Backstory: After a few weeks of not being able to walk I’m back in the streets (as of June 29) and doing what I love: spontaneous portraits of New Yorkers. I’ve seen this guy every day for two years. I finally got around to saying, ‘Hey, can I take your picture?’ — TAG

Locale: The Peoples Republic of Stapleton

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


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Burning Chrome

Shot Of The Day: June 29, 2015





QOTD: It was hot, the night we burned chrome.
— William Gibson

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

Backstory: The holy trinity of cyberpunk: Neuromancer, Count Zero, and Mona Lisa Overdrive. But it all started with Burning Chrome. — TAG

Locale: Cyberspace

Equipment: Nikon D200 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED


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Inside Looking Out

Shot Of The Day: June 28, 2015





QOTD: I’d rather stay here, with all the madmen, than perish with the sadmen roaming free…
— David Bowie

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

Backstory: I don’t know that Bowie really understood the suffering of the mentally ill but his lyric stands up, all these years later. — TAG

Locale: Art Lab, Staten Island

Equipment: iPhone 5c


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Divine Horsemen

Shot Of The Day (2): June 27, 2015





QOTD: Myth is the facts of the mind made manifest in a fiction of matter.
— Maya Deren

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

Backstory: William Gibson was the first writer to posit the existence of the Loa in the web…but they have always been there. — TAG

Locale: Just between the drumbeats and footsteps of the Vodouists, the bits and bytes of the matrix, and the vision of the amazing Maya Deren.

Equipment: iPhone 5c


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Uninvited

Shot Of The Day: June 25, 2015





QOTD: They think that we’re holding a secretive ball. Won’t someone invite them? They’re just taller children, that’s all, after all.
— David Bowie

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

Backstory: Years ago I bought The Man Who Sold The World – it was always in the cut-out bin. I could never understand why. I do now – it’s Bowie’s best, just too cerebral to ever hit the Billboard charts. — TAG

Locale: Inside the Width of a Circle

Equipment: Nikon D200 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED


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The Width Of A Circle

Shot Of The Day: June 24, 2015





QOTD: Take a chance while you’ve still got the choice.
— Bon Scott

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

Backstory: Open the gates Papa Legba so that I might pass through…and await the Divine Horsemen. — TAG

Locale: At the Crossroads

Equipment: Nikon D200 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED


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Altered Statements

Shot Of The Day: June 23, 2015





QOTD: I’m very tricky – or completely obvious – I can’t decide which.
— Thomas Altfather Good

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

Backstory: I had several haikus rejected by Tricycle Magazine – for being too intellectual. I said, “That’s pseudo-intellectual if you don’t mind.” — TAG

Locale: Inside a Talking Head

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


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