The Most Surprising Thing

Shot Of The Day: August 18, 2017





QOTD: Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that happen to a man.
— Leon Trotsky
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Backstory: I love street scenes and walking to work every day, 3 miles door to door, yields lots of photo ops.

Locale: Stapleton

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

 

Stranglers – No More Heroes: www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gfIgA-PYyQ


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Wait A Million Years

Shot Of The Day: August 17, 2017





QOTD:
I’d wait a million years
Walk a million miles, cry a million tears
I’d swim the deepest sea
Climb the highest hill, just to have you near me

— Mitchell Bottler and Gary Zekley
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Backstory: Another classic Grass Roots hit…and a window display from a relatively new thrift store. The owner, Christopher, puts some effort into his displays. It shows.

Locale: Stapleton

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / Sigma 18~200mm f3.5-6.3 DC

 

Grass Roots – Wait A Million Years: www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HOV867dVlU


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Heaven Knows

Shot Of The Day: August 16, 2017





QOTD:
Oh Lord, Heaven knows
How much I love you and
How much it shows

— Mike ‘Harvey’ Price and Dan Walsh
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Backstory: If loving the Grass Roots is a so-called guilty pleasure I’m guilty as sin. Loved ’em as a kid, still listen to them today. RIP Rob Grill.

Locale: West Brighton

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED

 

Grass Roots – Heaven Knows: www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdej9GWq0dU


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Frankenstein

Shot Of The Day: August 15, 2017





QOTD: There is something at work in my soul, which I do not understand.
— Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein
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Backstory: I’m not sure why this rig is named Frankenstein but it made me laugh – and think of Edgar Winter and Ronnie Montrose.

Locale: Clifton

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

 

Edgar Winter Group – Frankenstein: www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8f-Qb-bwlU


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So Long (My Earthly Paradise)

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Shot Of The Day: August 14, 2017





QOTD:
So long my earthly paradise,
Strangers hands.
Gathered gold off your pinnacles,
On the sand.
The bastards that destroy our lives,
Are sometimes just ourselves.
But mostly they’re invisible,
I hope they fry in hell.
I hope you fry in hell.

— Robyn Hitchcock
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Backstory: What will the ancestors say about our allowing madmen to poison the Earth? All in the name of the Seven Deadly Sins…

Locale: Planet Earth

Equipment: Nikon D7200 / AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8 G

 

Robyn Hitchcock – Earthly Paradise: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXlu6TA2lAw


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Child Of The Universe

Shot Of The Day: August 13, 2017





QOTD: Child of the universe – your universe is getting very hot.
— Robyn Hitchcock
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Backstory: Thanks to Nadja for the cool Eye. I hope the Universe cools down – for your sake and your children’s.

Locale: Planet Earth

Equipment: Nikon D7200 / AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8 G

 

Robyn Hitchcock – Child Of The Universe: www.youtube.com/watch?v=onnsKaRCFB4


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Life Is The Only Thing

Shot Of The Day: August 12, 2017





QOTD: Life is the only thing worth living for.
— Flipper
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Backstory: This is my favourite Flipper song and one of my favourite lyrics period. So like the locket says, Live And Let Live.

Locale: The left ventricle.

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / Sigma 18~200mm f3.5-6.3 DC

 

Flipper – Life: www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDzB-Eu8YeQ


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Erinnerung

Shot Of The Day: August 11, 2017





QOTD: Oh Rose of my heart, can’t you see? I don’t belong to misery.
— Tom Verlaine
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Backstory: I was hired in this building in 1990. The hospital it once was a part of is gone, death by bankruptcy. I miss it.

Locale: West Brighton

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

 

Television – 1880 Or So: www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhDI0HN9HH0


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Going Mobile

Shot Of The Day: August 10, 2017





QOTD: I’m goin’ home – and when I wanna go home I’m goin’ mobile.
— Pete Townshend
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Backstory: Does an RV have to be rolling down the highway to be mobile?

Locale: Tompkinsville

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / Sigma 18~200mm f3.5-6.3 DC

 

Simon Townshend (Pete’s younger brother) and Roger Daltrey – Going Mobile: www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvqg5yxRqQo


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