East Side City Lights

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This is a very old photo (an early attempt with my first digital camera). It’s a study in mistakes. Technically, it’s just… awful. Still, I kinda like it for some reason. Maybe it’s the somewhat eerie colors illuminating those wisps of smoke… maybe it just reminds me of how excited I was to be taking photos… or maybe I’ve just bounced off my head one too many times. Either way, have a great weekend, everyone!

Dark Helmet: “What the hell am I looking at?!”

- Rick Moranis – Spaceballs

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 300D) modified in Adobe Photoshop

Red River Valley of the North

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Cookies? Pretzels? Over-saturated landscape?

A little south-east and a bit above where I grew up (as the commercial airliner flies).

Dr. Rumack: “Can you fly this plane, and land it?”

Ted Striker: “Surely you can’t be serious?”

Dr. Rumack: “I am serious… and don’t call me Shirley.”

- Leslie Nielsen & Robert Hays – Airplane!

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Stonescape

Terra Firma Thursday. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Joel Barish: “Sand is overrated. It’s just tiny, little rocks.”

- Jim Carrey – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Leland Harbor at Dusk

It was getting late at Leland Harbor and, as we were leaving, I happened to glance over my shoulder just as this light turned on (kinda fortunate). Also (speaking of being late), my blog-rounds will likely be later than usual today. Please bear with me, and have a great weekend, everyone!

Judge Smails: “All right everybody, it’s time to christen the sloop!”

Mrs. Smails: “Come along, children… you can shake your booties down on the dock.”

- Ted Knight & Lois Kibbee – Caddyshack

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Stacked and Wired

Stacked and Wired © Robert Jay Matejcek

Sometimes I just can’t decide what to call these things… or what to say about them. Words. Anyway, have a great weekend, everyone!

Hannah Green: “And even though you’re book is really beautiful, I mean, amazingly beautiful, it’s… it’s at times… it’s… very detailed. You know, with the genealogies of everyone’s horses, and the dental records, and so on. And… I could be wrong, but it sort of reads in places like you didn’t make any choices. At all.”

Katie Holmes – Wonder Boys

About this image: digital photograph taken and modified with smart phone

Revisited Sidewalk, Concordia Park

Revisited Sidewalk, Concordia Park © Robert Jay Matejcek

A different look at a park I shared last November (you’ve probably guessed I’ve had a chance to catch-up on a few ‘mysteries’ lately). Have a great weekend everyone!

Inspector Lestrade: “In another life, Mr. Holmes, you would have made a excellent criminal.

Sherlock Holmes: “Yes, and you an excellent policeman.”

- Eddie Marsan & Robert Downey, Jr. – Sherlock Holmes

About this image: digital photograph taken and modified with smart phone