'Tis all a Chequer-board of Nights and Days

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© Lon Casler Bixby
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UploadedJuly 27, 2010
TakenJuly 1, 2010
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 5D
Exposure1/125 sec at f/22
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length40 mm
ISO100
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Title: 'Tis all a Chequer-board of Nights and Days
Photo: Lon Casler Bixby
Web: www.neoichi.com
Medium: Canon Digital 5D
ISO-100
SS-1/125
f/22

2 responses

  • William Tracy

    William Tracy said (27 Jul 2010):

    Gunpowder and lead shot do not contribute to the evolution of humanity. Makes me think of anthropologist Loren Eiseley in his book, "The Immense Journey."

    “The need is not really for more brains, the need is now for a gentler, a more tolerant people than those who won for us against the ice, the tiger and the bear. The hand that hefted the ax, out of some blind allegiance to the past fondles the machine gun as lovingly. It is a habit man will have to break to survive, but the roots go very deep.”

    I guess we love the checkerboard as it reinforces our us vs them mentality.

    Thanks, Lon. This is excellent.

  • Christopher Malcolm

    Christopher Malcolm said (31 Aug 2010):

    Like the light on this one.

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