Life of Illusion

Shot Of The Day: June 29, 2016





QOTD: Hey, don’t you know it’s a waste of your day
Caught up in endless solutions
That have no meaning, just another hunch
Based upon jumping conclusions.
— Joe Walsh
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Backstory: I love Joe Walsh’s line: “Caught up in endless solutions.” Advertisers tell us their baubles and gadgets of affluence are all we need. Hmm… The art work was done by my neighbor Michael. — TAG

Locale: Tompkinsville, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED

 

Joe Walsh – Life Of Illusion: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tiOMu_Bf8Q


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Nothing Comes My Way

Shot Of The Day: June 27, 2016





QOTD: I’m lookin’ for one new value but nothing comes my way.
— Iggy Pop
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Backstory: RIP Tapas Restaurant – the favourite watering hole of yours truly and a number of my coworkers, now permanently closed. Bummer. — TAG

Locale: Stapleton, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED

 
Iggy Pop – New Values


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Pride

“Sing if you’re glad to be gay – sing if you’re happy that way.”
— Tom Robinson Band
 
Pride (1)
Pride (1): Patrick and Eddie at the Vigil for the Orlando Massacre, steps of Borough Hall.
Locale: St. George, Staten Island
Tom Robinson live (recent footage): www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxaSGdVUdV4

Pride (2)
Pride (2): I spotted this house the other day whilst walking to work. Love the bunting!
Locale: Stapleton Heights, Staten Island
TRB, back in the day: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmR3p3-LN94

Equipment (both images): Nikon D5500 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED

In Visible Silence

Shot Of The Day: June 26, 2016





QOTD:
All of us are one people
Let the breaks go
All of us are one people
— Art of Noise
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Backstory: Another homeless person… — TAG

Locale: Silver Lake Park, Staten Island

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 G ED

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISk6xE8O2HQ


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When The Stillness Comes

Shot Of The Day: June 24, 2016





QOTD: There’s no god pulling at my strings. I’m above all sorrow that fate can bring.
— Slayer
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Backstory: The song lyric and this image of faded beauty aren’t a perfect pair. But for whatever reason this song popped into my head when I took this shot, so I quoted it. I hope I don’t have my poetic licence revoked! — TAG

Locale: Tompkinsville, Staten Island

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

 

Slaver – When The Stillness Comes: www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP2njx-0mY0


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