Squeezing Out Sparks

Shot Of The Day: October 27, 2015





QOTD: The Mona Lisa’s sister doesn’t smile. She tried to pose but only for a while. Leonardo sent her home, since then she has lived alone, with her few belongings and a copy of a painting of herself unhappy. She is going to burn it when she’s ready…Get started – start a fire!
— Graham Parker


Backstory: These guys cemented this pole in place the day before, then realized it blocked the entranceway. — TAG

Locale: The old Staten Island Hospital (Tompkinsville). This is the abandoned hospital where Marcos Castillo died after falling down an elevator shaft. This building is being torn down (finally).

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


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When I Win The Lottery

Shot Of The Day: October 26, 2015





QOTD: When I win the lottery gonna buy all girls on my block a color tv and a bottle of french perfume. When I win the lottery gonna donate half my money to the city so they have to name a street or a school or a park after me.
— Camper Van Beethoven


Backstory: This shot was inspired by a story told to me by Lori Ellefsen some years ago: once upon a time her grandfather’s fridge was home to a very lonely bottle of beer. — TAG

Locale: Just west of Norway – or perhaps Tompkinsville (West Brighton)?

Equipment: Nikon D7100 / AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8 G


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Future Shock

Shot Of The Day: October 25, 2015





QOTD: Most men will not swim before they are able.
— Novalis






Backstory: We are all, old and young, treading the technological tide. — TAG

Locale: A forgotten morphology.

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


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Jacob’s Ladder

Shot Of The Day: October 24, 2015





QOTD: Name the demons overhead – the same names as old forgotten friends.
— Jacob Bannon






Backstory: According to Oscar Wilde: Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us. According to my friend Bill Ayers: Memory is a motherfucker. — TAG

Locale: The Waiting Room known as Planet Earth…wherein Jacob Singer’s diary recounted his experiences with both demons and angels of light: bookends.

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


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Cameo

Shot Of The Day: October 23, 2015





QOTD: Art finds her own perfection within, and not outside of herself. She is not to be judged by any external standard of resemblance. She is a veil, rather than a mirror.
— Oscar Wilde


Backstory: The best Art is discovered by chance. Of course the dreaded Freud would argue there is no such thing as chance or accident. — TAG

Locale: An uncultivated Art discovered by an uncultivated photographer, a surreal estate?

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


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