2014: Ten dot Twenty

October 20, 1977 – The plane carrying Lynyrd Skynyrd band crashed in Mississippi.

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Apple Pay goes live.

Apple Pay

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

  • ISO: 1000
  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Aperture: f/4
  • Exposure time: 1/125

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Nineteen

October 19, 1943 – Albert Schatz isolated Streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis.

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A Pomegranate

Pomegranate fruit

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

  • ISO: 1600
  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Aperture: f/5
  • Exposure time: 1/30

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Seventeen

October 17, 1933 – Albert Einstein fled Nazi Germany to the United States.

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Making the arrangement for “The Rains of Castamere” on guitar. Hope this beautiful song is appropriate for weddings.

The Rains of Castamere, Guitar Fret

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

  • ISO: 500
  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • Exposure time: 1/80

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Fifteen

October 15, 1953 – The British conducted atmospheric nuclear tests at Emu Field, which nicknamed: Operation Totem.

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Tasty pastry, close-up.

Tasty Pastry, Close-up.

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens with Canon EF 25 II Extension Tube for EOS Digital Cameras.

  • ISO: 3200
  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture: f/6.3
  • Exposure time: 1/50

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Thirteen

October 13, 1773 – The Whirlpool Galaxy was discovered by Charles Messier.

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One feature of iOS 8 that I really like is iPhone Cellular Calls

iPhone Cellular Calls on iPad

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

  • ISO: 3200
  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture: f/5.6
  • Exposure time: 1/30

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Ten

October 10, 1911 – Wuchang Uprising, which lead to Xinhai Revolution and the founding of Republic of China (not to be confused with People’s Republic of China).

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Mosquito!

Mosquito

Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens with Canon EF 25 II Extension Tube for EOS Digital Cameras.

  • ISO: 1000
  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture: f/3.5
  • Exposure time: 1/80

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Nine

October 9, 1604 – Johannes Kepler began observing what later known as Kepler’s Supernova.

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T-Mobile Personal CellSpot Router, by ASUS. It is basically a wireless router. I had this unit for a few weeks now and I never had a chance to set it up.

T-Mobile Wi-Fi Cellspot by ASUS

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

  • ISO: 800
  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture: f/4.5
  • Exposure time: 1/160
  • Flash: On, Fired

Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.