Monthly Archives: September 2015

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Yr6•365/365•2191 2191 September 30, 2015

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2191
September 30, 2015

Today marks the end of 6 years of shooting the dailypic, 2191 consecutive days starting back on October 1, 2009. I just went through the year 6 set, and each year takes on a personality to me, this one feels like a 6th child. Kind of did what it wanted, gave me problems, but I was too tired to care. There is a closure each 30th of September. I feel the difference, I get a new energy, refocused, I like beginnings… and endings. To the viewer it might not seem different, but trust me, tomorrow starts something new. I find myself less likely to quit when the numbers are low, for whatever reason the days feel heavier when they are in the 300’s.

Thank you for looking. See you tomorrow.

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Yr6•364/365•2190 Spider on Black September 29, 2015

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Spider on Black
September 29, 2015

A visitor outside the window. The family got nervous when I opened it for the photo.

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Posted in 105mm 2.8 Lens, D4, dailypic, insect, Macro, Nikon, year 6 Tagged , , , |

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Yr6•363/365•2189 The Blood Moon Eclipse September 28, 2015

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The Blood Moon Eclipse
September 28, 2015

Here is my addition to the noise about the moon. You can not be known for taking a photo each day and not capture an event like this. Or so I was told by so many people. The amount of texts and messages last night asking me 1. how to shoot it, 2. where to shoot it and 3. when my photos will be up, were humbling. The moon is one of those secrets in the photography world, it seems like it would be hard to shoot, but (don’t tell anyone) it is not. As long as you have the right tools. With a long lens, a tripod, a timer/cable release and one quick change on the camera to spot meter you got yourself a decent moon shot. The thing is if you are missing one of those ingredients, it might be difficult. I am lucky to have all those things, so I am lucky to have these photos. And now I add them to the mass collection of other Super, Blood, Full, Red, Moon photos released in the last 24 hours. It may be an occurrence that only happens once every 24 years, but I am sure we documented it enough it could skip the next appearance and we would be fine.

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Yr6•362/365•218 Dan Competes September 27, 2015

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Dan Competes
September 27, 2015

Dan went to his first Tae Kwon Do competition today. He competed in breaking and assisted as a ref. Placed third in his event, by breaking 3 boards, elbow, punch and kick. Fun to watch, he had a great time.

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Yr6•361/365•2187 Rugged Misfits September 26, 2015

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Rugged Misfits
September 26, 2015

Ran (walked briskly, maybe crawled at times) my second Rugged Maniac 5K today. I had great Rugged mates to help along the way. Beautiful weather, plenty of mud, water and fire, I am looking forward to next year already. I will be recruiting more friends and need to get the kids in on it too. Not easy to get this big guy over walls, but I survived. We were part of the Mudrats Team for WMRC First Class radio who has raised almost $20K for the Oliva Foundation.

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Yr6•360/365•2186 Scratches and Dents September 25, 2015

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Scratches and Dents
September 25, 2015

I have never owned a brand new appliance. 1 apartment, 2 houses, numerous stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, all from here. The Sears outlet, minor scratches or dents, nothing harsh, all have been good to me. Hardest part is inspecting all of them to find the best one, but half price makes it worth it. My Friday nights, without a band to shoot, are glamorous, I know you are jealous.

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Posted in dailypic, Sony Cybershot DSC RX100, timricephoto, trp, year 6

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Yr6•360/365•2186 Liz's Burger September 24, 2015

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Liz’s Burger
September 24, 2015

Stopped at Liz’s Diamond Bar and Grille in Hopedale for dinner tonight. Shot 2 bands there last weekend, click for photos, Velvet Skies and Tollbooth Willie., decided to come back for food. Great food, perfect fries, karaoke on Thursdays, Poker, more music on the weekends, check them out.

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Posted in 24-70mm f2.8, D4, food, Nikon, trp, year 6

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Yr6•359/365•2185 Jeff Albertson September 23, 2015

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Jeff Albertson
September 23, 2015

From Simpsons Wiki: “Comic Book Guy is a very obese, socially incompetent, unshaven, cruel man who is perhaps best known for his sarcastic quips. He holds a master’s degree in folklore and mythology (he translated The Lord of the Rings into Klingon as part of his thesis). He exhibits geeky behavior to an extraordinary and deliberately unrealistic degree, and often also makes references to obscure subjects or internet culture. His catchphrase is the declaration, “Worst… (episode)… ever”. He states that he is a 45 year-old virgin who lives with his mother. His obesity has been stated on The Simpsons: Hit and Run, where he can be used driving you around in his car, when one of his replies is that he might as well pick you up, since he can’t fit into his office chair anymore. Comic Book Guy is extremely overweight to the point to were his clothes barely fit. He also at one point suffered from lumbago.”

Did you know his real name? You do know, you are welcome. #toywednesday shot today at Rubber Chicken Comics, go there it is awesome.

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Posted in 24-70mm f2.8, D4, dailypic, figures, humor, Nikon, timricephoto, Toy, toys, trp, year 6 Tagged , , , , |

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Yr6•357/365•2183 Ally at 5 Months September 22, 2015

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Ally at 5 Months
September 22, 2015

Ally’s session this month included no smiles. All business, very serious, no matter the pose. The new earrings are nice though. One of these times she is going to give me a bright smile. Until then we all can be in awe of those big eyes.

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Posted in 24-70mm f2.8, Baby, D4, dailypic, Nikon, portrait, timricephoto, trp, year 6 Tagged , , , , , |

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Yr6•356/365•2181 Homestead Send Off September 21, 2015

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Homestead Send Off
September 21, 2015

One last gathering of the family at Tillie’s place.

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