Parking Structures

It’s grungy parking bits day (or abstracted view-o-ramp to get there day, anyway). Have a great weekend, everyone!

Nick Miller: “Why are you holding Fish Sticks?”

Jessica Day: “Because… I’m gonna go scare the feral cats away that live in my current parking spot, Nick… I’m gonna throw Fish Sticks at them… while singing memory and… don’t you dare criticize me!”

- Jake Johnson & Zooey Deschanel – New Girl

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

Reflecting Shadows

Outside The Sleeping Bear Inn last summer (which is totally abandoned, so… you know… it’s not like that). Have a great weekend, everyone!

Morpheus: “To your left there is a window: open it…”

- Laurence Fishburne – The Matrix

About this image: digital photograph (smart phone) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

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

238,900 Miles…

Houston… we have a photo-op. Earth’s moon (full), as seen from St. Louis, Missouri on April 25th 2013 at approximately 9:45 P.M. Or something like that.

Fly me to the moon…

Let me play among the stars…

- Frank Sinatra - Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)

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

Contrasty Dandelions

Contrasty Dandelions © Robert Jay Matejcek

Roses are red, Dandelions are yellow… unless I convert them to black and white and boost the contrast… er… whatever.

Sam Shakusky: “That sounds like poetry. Poems don’t always have to rhyme, you know. They’re just supposed to be creative.”

- Jared Gilman – Moonrise Kingdom

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

Twig

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Ever think, ‘Did this guy… photograph… a stick’? Yeah. That happened. Hashtag ‘RANDOM’.

Bob Mapplethorpe: “Wha – why is there tape on your nose?”

Dignan: “Exactly!”

- Robert Musgrave & Owen Wilson – Bottle Rocket

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

Succulent

succulent

I can’t seem to remember what kind of plant this is. I water it from time to time, though. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Marie Helena Kreutz: “Do you have ID?”

Jason Bourne: “Not really.”

- Franka Potente & Matt Damon – The Bourne Identity

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

Four-Leaf Clover (faux wet plate collodion)

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Black and white and (implied) green all over! Not exactly what I had in mind, but you get the idea.  Have a great weekend, everyone!

Murphy MacManus: “Yeah, it’s St. Patty’s Day, everyone’s Irish tonight.”

- Norman Reedus – The Boondock Saints

About this image: digital image (flatbed scan) heavily modified to replicate wet plate collodion

Gateway Arch

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Here’s an old shot of ‘The Gateway to the West‘ I’ve re-edited. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Cameron Tucker: “Sidenote: We’re very good friends with a couple named Lewis and Clark. Clark bought a big, sparkly belt in New Orleans that he calls his Louisiana Purchase.”

- Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family

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

Type (faux wet plate collodion)

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Fake ambrotype typewriter bits… just for grins. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Elvin: “It’s 2012 Winston. Typing is not a special skill.”

- Blake Garrett Rosenthal – New Girl

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) heavily modified to replicate wet plate collodion