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608 – On The Street Where You Live

Oh my, for two weeks I had nothing but fisheye images. It was time for a change, and what a change it is. You can’t imagine how incredibly relaxing it is, to be back to the Sigma 70/2.8. I took this image while sitting outside of a bar, drinking a good glass of “Starobrno“, a really fantastic Czech beer – and I was feeling fine 🙂

The Song of the Day is “On The Street Where You Live” from “My Fair Lady”, interpreted by Mel Tormé on “Mel Tormé Swings Shubert Alley“. See him perform live many years later on YouTube.

600 – My Days Are Numbered

So we’ve got some more, huh? Oh my, 600. The funny thing is, that when I began posting an image a day, although I was not sure that it would be easy to come up with one daily, I did not doubt that I would do this for a very long time.

Sure, I had photographed a lot before, for one and a half years with a Kodak bridge cam, and then since May 2006 with the Nikon D200, and although I had tried to photograph daily, I had never really managed to do so. When I began blogging, obviously the time was there. Since then, there has been an image for each day, and only something between 10 and 15 were not shot on the very same day.

As Ted always says, this has brought me along quite a way. I guess if you at all happen to like using a camera, there is no better training than using it. On the other hand, it slows me down in other respects. SoFoBoMo is an example. I would have had no trouble finishing in time, had I not taken it as a side project. Anyway. The current plan is still to finish it around this weekend.

The Song of the Day is “My Days Are Numbered” from the first Blood, Sweat & Tears album “Child Is Father to the Man“. Hear it on YouTube.

300 – Such A Much

Some titles have it, and Dr. John’s “You Ain’t Such A Much” from the 2004 album “N’Awlinz: Dis Dat Or D’Udda” has it for sure, so when I searched for a song title fitting a jubilee, I simply couldn’t resist.

It was not so easy with the image, because in the morning I had been in a hurry, and on my way home I found nothing appropriate. Entry number 300, you know, that makes you look for something special, and looking for something special is always the best way to block seeing at all. So it was.

I had almost given up when I remembered that yesterday I had seen the door of a shed in our garden here in Vienna, and it had had the number 30 on it. Hmm … I went into the garden, greeted friendly some people who sat there, went straight to the door, took two images, turned around and went up into my apartment. Well, what you see here is some layers later 🙂

Sigma 20/1.8 at f1.8, post-processing in Photoshop.