I Wanna Go Fast!

F/6.3, 1/60, ISO 400.

White-throated Sparrow

Two state officials are talking  “I don’t know what people have against us, We haven’t done anything.”

Interesting Fact:  Males are typically dominant over females, but whether an individual is white-striped or tan-striped seems to have no bearing on status. When pairing up, white-striped forms tend to choose tan-striped individuals, and vice versa. Pairs stay together for the summer, but birds often choose new partners the next year.  ( https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/White-throated_Sparrow/lifehistory )

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Talk Derby To Me!

Saratoga Race

F/ 5.6, 1/1250, ISO 400.

Saratoga Race

Why was the horse naked?

Because the jockey fell off.

Interesting Fact: Saratoga Springs was the site of standardbred racing as early as 1847.[3] On August 3, 1863, casino operator and future congressman John Morrissey organized the first thoroughbred race card on the track previously used for harness racing (and now the location of the Oklahoma Training Track).[4] The current course was opened across the street from the old standardbred track the following year.[5] Among those instrumental to the creation of the Saratoga Race Course were John Hunter (later the first chairman of The Jockey Club), William R. Travers, John Morrissey, and Cornelius Vanderbilt.

They See Me Rollin’ They Hatin’

Honda S2000

F/7.1, 1/200, ISO 100.

Honda S2000

Day 102 / 365

“Life is too short to drive boring cars”.

Interesting Fact: The S2000 was introduced in 1999 for the 2000 model year and was given the chassis designation of AP1. It featured a front mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout with power being delivered by a 1,997 cc (122 cu in) inline 4-cylinder DOHCVTEC engine. The engine (codenamed F20C) produced outputs of 177–184 kW (237–247 hp), and 208–218 N·m (153–161 lbf·ft) depending on the target market.[5] The engine was mated to a six-speed manual transmission and Torsen limited slip differential. The S2000 achieved what Honda claimed as “the world’s top level, high performance 4-cylinder naturally aspirated engine” ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_S2000 )

Bloody Hell!!!

Peregrine Falcon

F/6.3, 1/125, ISO 1600.

Peregrine Falcon

Day 39 / 365

Don’t Mind The Mess I Was Just Having A Snack!

Interesting Fact: Falcons are the swiftest birds of prey and are very muscular. In level flight the travel about 50 kilometers (31 miles) an hour.  In a dive, called a “stoop” they reach speeds over 300 kilometers (186.33 miles) an hour! ( http://www.powayusd.com/teachers/lharvey/falcon2006/facts.htm )

 

This City Means Business!

NYC speed

F/22.0, 0.8, ISO 100.

New York City knows one speed and it is Fast Forward. ( well sometimes you see cab drivers going in reverse ) HaHa. Let me change that, this city speed is mostly forward. 🙂

 

Interesting Fact:  New York City has more people than 39 of the 50 states in the U.S. ( http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/60-facts-that-will-make-nyc-feel-like-a-whole-new-place )