Show-Off!


American Kestrel

F/6.3, 1/125, ISO 400.

Day 24 /365

“I have very nice feathers and I like to show them off, so stop bothering me”.

Interesting Fact: American kestrels do not need to drink free-standing water. They get all the water they need from the moisture of their prey. ( http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2723&q=470372 )

Let There Be Light In Your Martini!


martini light

F/1.8, 1/20, ISO 250.

Day 23 /365

This is one of those Martini’s you should not try at home.    :)

Interesting Fact: You can actually enjoy a $10,000 Martini at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City – the garnish? A beautiful, REAL radiant cut Diamond. ( http://mobile-cuisine.com/did-you-know/martini-fun-facts/ )

This One Is Mine!


orange

F/5.6, 1/60, ISO 100.

Day 22 /365

Why did the orange stop Rolling down the hill?
Because it ran out of juice!  :)

Interesting Fact: It is believed that Christopher Columbus was the first to bring orange seeds to America during his second voyage to the region in 1493. ( http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/food/oranges.html )

Book Lovers!


BookLovers

F/5.6, 1/60, ISO 100.

Day 21 / 365

Once you know true book love, your whole life changes.

Interesting Fact: The first novel written on a typewriter is said to be Mark Twain’s Adventures Of Tom Sawyer. ( http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/top10facts/508275/Top-10-facts-about-books )

 

Start Spreading The News


NYCPanorama

F/16.0, 30.0, ISO100, Photoshop CS6.

Day 20 /365

If I can make it there
I’ll make it anywhere
It’s up to you
New York, New York

Frank Sinatra – New York, New York.

Interesting Fact: The first capital of the United States was New York City. In 1789 George Washington took his oath as president on the balcony at Federal Hall. ( http://www.50states.com/facts/newyork.htm#.VL8v7mc5Cpo )

 

Light It Up!


light up chair

F/9.0, 128.0, ISO 100.

Day 19 / 365

Instead of playing a musical chair, I like to play light up chair.   :)

Interesting Fact: Chairs were in existence since at least the Early Dynastic Period of Egypt ( around 3000 BC ). They were covered with cloth or leather, were made of carved wood and were much lower than today’s chairs, chair seats were sometimes only 25 cm high ( 9.84252 inches ). ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chair )