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tin roof rusted

Exposure: 1/50 sec – Aperture: F1.4 – ISO: 100 – Focal Length: 50mm
Lens: 50mm f/1.4L IS USM – Camera: Canon 5D

Exposure: 1/30 sec – Aperture: F1.4 – ISO: 100 – Focal Length: 50mm
Lens: 50mm f/1.4L IS USM – Camera: Canon 5D

Exposure: 1/50 sec – Aperture: F1.4 – ISO: 100 – Focal Length: 50mm
Lens: 50mm f/1.4L IS USM – Camera: Canon 5D

Exposure: 1/60 sec – Aperture: F1.4 – ISO: 100 – Focal Length: 50mm
Lens: 50mm f/1.4L IS USM – Camera: Canon 5D

| currently listening to: Ghost of Karelia, Mastodon, Crack the Skye, 2009 | LINK

the photography:
not 35 minutes before i started walking home after shooting these photos and the portraits of andrew (50PP #21) did i drop my camera on the sidewalk thus temporarily destroying the usability of my 50mm 1.4. a shame really. it’s my favorite lens. relatively inexpensive, fast, caring, loving and light, this lens had it all. sometimes when i think about the times we shared together, the cold nights huddled in the corner after long walks on the beach in the rain, crying while screening fried green tomatoes, eating pate and toast crisps, i just want to sob hysterically in the arms of my 24-70mm 2.8. ah…. the memories… am i cheating? when i figure out if it’s fixable, i’ll keep you posted. these photos are of and from the gallery with which i am a member. one of the members found an old ceiling section made of tin in the dumpster. before you could say, Ro Sham Bo, it was cleaned up and attached to the ceiling in the gallery. it’s pretty sweet.

the music:
must stop listening to this record… must stop myself… must… can’t… won’t…

brunch in lincoln square

Exposure: 1/125 sec – Aperture: F3.2 – ISO: 200 – Focal Length: 28mm
Lens: EF 28mm f/1.8 – Camera: Canon 5D

Exposure: 1/250 sec – Aperture: F3.2 – ISO: 200 – Focal Length: 28mm
Lens: EF 28mm f/1.8 – Camera: Canon 5D

Exposure: 1/400 sec – Aperture: F3.5 – ISO: 200 – Focal Length: 28mm
Lens: EF 28mm f/1.8 – Camera: Canon 5D

Exposure: 1/320 sec – Aperture: F3.5 – ISO: 200 – Focal Length: 28mm
Lens: EF 28mm f/1.8 – Camera: Canon 5D

Exposure: 1/320 sec – Aperture: F8.0 – ISO: 100 – Focal Length: 28mm
Lens: EF 28mm f/1.8 – Camera: Canon 5D

Exposure: 1/160 sec – Aperture: F8.0 – ISO: 100 – Focal Length: 28mm
Lens: EF 28mm f/1.8 – Camera: Canon 5D

| currently listening to: Woods, Bon Iver, Blood Bank EP, 2009 | LINK

the photography:
today was great. i spent much of the early morning going from one grocer to the next collecting what we needed for a fancy feast of waffles, fruit salad, (pork) bacon, turkey bacon, banana nut pancakes, syrup, coffee, mimosa’s, and orange juice. it was a feast attended by family and two close friends and their son, it was great to sit and chat and chew the fat over what was sure to be a great beginning to the summer. after noshing and jawing, we walked outside and went strolling up and down lincoln avenue in lincoln square. my father-in-law was on the prowl for copies of the reader (local chicago arts and newspaper) so that he could collect the subway sandwich coupons hidden in each issue. sorry to anyone who picked up a copy at costello’s thinking that they would get $1 off a subway sub. our bad. pics are from the subsequent walk and hang out. check the us weekly reading affair as well. quite splendid.

the music:
i just picked up this EP for this song alone. it’s layered voices that may not sound much like anything new or ground breaking but justin does us all one better (eat it lil wayne). mr. vernon adds auto tuner to ever single voice as if he were a lost hip hop producer in search of the next best track for an atlanta mix tape. it is so well done that i can’t stop listening to it. it’s divine (as in it belongs in a church).