Monday, September 10, 2012

Ye Olde Wheelie Busse Tayles

When one's weekend was neither Sammy Hagar nor Fenriz, one has nothing to say. Thus, a gauche photo "essay." No deep meaning here, folks.

That's la lune, Orion, a snippet of Taurus (?), aloft in a web of cloud. Trust me, for flash meant possibly annoying the non-suck neighbors, thus, gauzy spook.

Stop number one.


Yours truly before the crash.*

*some moran in a Manly Man Truck of Manliness tried to skip in front to grab some gas station smokes. Luckily for him the crunch was only around 5 mph. 

Last call, before alcohol is required in dealing with The Kids.


ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

You crashed the car?

Were harsh words exchanged?

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

P.S. Nice night pics!

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Oh I see. The wheelie bus crashed, and you were a photojournalist.

Sorry, I was busy looking at the sky pics...

Randal Graves said...

if, if (if? if) I'm a photojournalist, does that mean I'll punished more or less than Joe Sixpack if I toss a shoe at the pretzeldent?

I do like the Christmas effect on the second one - 'twas just the default setting - but I wish I had an uber-swank camera. The morning sky, aside from the passing clouds, was about as crisply clear as a burb gets and I could pick out way more stars than I normally could.

Demeur said...

What no law suit against the Port Authority? Oh that's right their broke too. Never mind.

Life As I Know It Now said...

I like the second picture of the night sky. The one with the clouds lit up in the night sky and the tree in the foreground.

Laura said...

I had a Sammy Hagar weekend. (In my dreams!)

Gorgeous pictures! :)


Laura said...

Oh and EXCUSE ME but, you DO realize that you came over to my blog, criticized me and then left without saying Happy Birthday... right?

Bastard... *sigh*...

Randal Graves said...

demeur, everyone's broke except Jimmy D's non-incarcerated handlers.

life, that's 1/10 of the 1% of my burg that isn't an ugly concrete block.

laura, that's what you get for not going troo kvlt. And your mom did all the work on your birthday, not you.

Tom Harper said...

"No deep meaning here, folks."

Nice try. I scrolled through your post backwards, and the Satanic messages were loud and clear.

susan said...

Uber-swank camera or not, I think the pics you get are most cool. It's what you choose to point the thing at that makes the difference.

Beach Bum said...

Dude, I tried the starry night/full moon picturing taking early one morning and got nothing but questions from the pod people. I adjusted all those complex settings and got nothing but a huge white spot for the moon and a big dark goose egg on the stars.

S.W. Anderson said...

Cool photos and narrative, Randal. But for the life of me I don't see a Ford in that first one. I'm glad the collision didn't harm you or your camera, which, swank or not not, turns out some tres chic images.

Randal Graves said...

tom, dude, shhh. Not in this forum.

susan, that is a part of it, but I still want an uber-swank camera. Perhaps I'll ask Krampus.

SWA, it's rough in the big city. When a Manly Man wants his smokes, he'll get 'em, photojournalism be damned.

S.W. Anderson said...

Randal, if you're hankering for some serious camera swank for little swag, you can't beat this. It's especially sweet if you save your shekels and add one of these.

If you just cleaned out beneath the sofa cushions for the first time in years and you're feeling flush, here's an extra measure of swank at a brother-in-law price. Takes the same electronic viewfinder as above, BTW.

Lest you mistake these for pedestrian point 'n' shoots, be advised they pack extra-size sensors for truly impressive image quality, along with enough features to fill an hourlong infomercial.

Google for "Steve's Digicams reviews" for nitty gritty info and actual images shot with the cameras.

Hope this is helpful, or at least interesting.