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“…every photograph is a lie, and if it succeeds, that lie will be full of truth.”

Bryan Peterson, “Understanding Portrait Photography”

food 

assuming everyone bemoaning the end of the choco taco hasn’t had one since the ‘90s

“Imagining a guy” is very similar to bitcoin mining, in that everyone’s racing really hard to find a match that they then need to share to claim credit for, and also that it uses as much electricity as Scandinavia

caesar trustworthiness is relative to their size and permanence

* caesars palace: untrustworthy, too many
* kaiser permanente: untrustworthy, too eternal
* caesar's legion: fascists
* little caesar's: cheap food

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Sure are a lot of temples to their deathless king, their ceaseless Caesar, their emperor eternal, their Kaiser permanente in this town

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all people in Sacramento know is worship an eternal Caesar, eat hot chip, and lie

covid joke, brasilian politics, alcohol 

when bolsonaro goes to the hospital

me, putting garbage in: hell yeah. this is fun. shoveling garbage.

me, getting garbage out: what the hell. who put this garbage here.

driving home from the dentist, a pink flower lands on my windshield

guy with no shirt on walking a turtle, not out here for his own cardio

actually one more, just remembered i got two agamas and an iguana in the same shot

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guy asked me about an agama and i talked for several minutes about all the ones i've been seeing around

thanks for coming along!

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ok here's just some from today

i went out at like 8:30 both to beat the heat and beat the crowds at vizcaya

it was warm and bright out, so iguanas were everywhere, nibbling on leaves, including plenty of very young ones

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camera comparison 

any of the shots framed more closely are the ricoh; i set the 28-300mm to 35mm, which is roughly equivalent, but didn't account for the fact that i use the eyepiece on the big camera, and the little one doesn't have one so i hold it at length

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