2014: Eleven dot One

Noember 1, 1968 – The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) introduced film rating system.

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First November Rain of 2014 in Southern California

First November Rain of 2014 in Southern California

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens.

  • ISO: 100
  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • Exposure time: 1/1600

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Thirty-One

October 31, 1941 – Mount Rushmore monument was completed.

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Happy Halloween 2014

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens.

  • ISO: 100
  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • Exposure time: 1/1600

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Twenty-Nine

October 29, 1998 – John Glenn at 77 years, became the oldest person to go into space riding Space Shuttle Discovery.

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Lola is chilling with her sunglasses on.

Lola and Her Sunglasses

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens.

  • ISO: 3200
  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Aperture: f/5
  • Exposure time: 1/60

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Twenty-Seven

October 27, 1682 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was founded.

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This Raccoon is named Eric Cartman not because it is fat, but because Eric Cartman was The Coon. Anyway, Eric came into the office looking for food. It seems to be pretty friendly.

Eric Cartman the Raccoon

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens.

  • ISO: 100
  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • Exposure time: 1/1600

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Twenty-Six

October 25, 2001 – The United States passed the USA PATRIOT Act into law.

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It’s almost Halloween. Here’s a Lego Halloween Bat and Pumpkin.

Lego Halloween Bat and Pumpkin

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens.

  • ISO: 3200
  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Aperture: f/4.5
  • Exposure time: 1/15

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Twenty-Five

October 25, 1977 – OpenVMS V1.0 was released by Digital Equipment Corporation.

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One recently expired worker bee.

One Expired Worker Bee

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS with Canon EF 25 II Extension Tube for EOS Digital Cameras.

  • ISO: 3200
  • Focal Length: 100mm
  • Aperture: f/10
  • Shutter Speed: 1/125

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Twenty-Four

Just replaced the strings on my acoustic guitar. Working on the arrangement for “The Rains of Castamere”, which I plan to play at my friends’ wedding. I heard they played this song at weddings in Westeros.

Nylon Acoustic Guitar

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens.

  • ISO: 3200
  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Aperture: f/5
  • Exposure time: 1/25

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Twenty-Two

October 22, 1968 – Apollo 7 returned to earth, safely splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Kinder Bueno Chocolate Candy Bars, courtesy of an associates from France.

Kinder Bueno Chocolate Candy Bars

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens.

  • ISO: 400
  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Aperture: f/7.1
  • Exposure time: 1/20

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Twenty-One

October 21, 1983 – One Metre (or Meter) was as the distance light travels in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second.

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Wooden blocks in a wooden bowl

Wooden blocks in a wooden bowl

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens.

  • ISO: 1000
  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • Exposure time: 1/8

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.