Day 200 - Project 365 "Ice Cream"

by Trinicia Perch July. 19, 2019 241 views

We are under a heat advisory, temp has reached 90 degree's and it feels like 100. The plan is to stay inside as much as possible. But figured I can get today's shot when I picked my daughter up from camp. Camera ready, standing outside the Brooklyn Botanical Garden snapping away at the people on line at the Mr. Softee truck. I get several shots and I'm sure I looked at the viewfinder to make sure they are good. I really love the one of the woman walking past with the umbrella. Satisfied I turn off the camera and go about my merry way.

Well if only you could have heard the words that came out of my mouth as I opened the camera to pull out the memory card to upload my pictures. There was no card in the slot. I forgot it put it back when I uploaded this mornings pictures. I was very upset but not enough to go out to the Mr. Softee truck I know is parked a block away at the kiddie park. It's hot out there!

Next best thing, I found a picture I took a few weeks ago of the man that pushes his Italian ice/ice cream cart around the neighborhood. Not the picture I planned to post today, but it fits the theme.

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Russell Smith 2 years ago

Serendipity is what I would call this one fits beautifully into the theme.

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Jay Boggess 2 years ago

Wonderful capture. The old guy has such character, in this shot! Nice work! 
I carry 3 cameras everywhere I go, so when I forget to reload an sd card in a camera, I just get one out of one of the other cameras, reformat it and off I go.....

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Trinicia Perch Replied to Jay Boggess 2 years ago

Jay, the funny thing is I carry extra cards.  I'm not sure what happened.  Blaming it on the heat.  I saw the photo op jumped out the car, snapped the pics and got back in the car as soon as possible.  Hard lesson to learn, but I will check now before I leave the house.

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Jay Boggess Replied to Trinicia Perch 2 years ago

At my age, I have to write little notes to myself, so I don't forget important things.........
.......that is when I can remember to write myself the little

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Camellia Staab 2 years ago

It might not be the picture you planned but it is definitely a very nice picture. Love how the light works on his neck.

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Trinicia Perch Replied to Camellia Staab 2 years ago

Thank you!  I was worried the light was going to be too harsh but did not want to miss the opportunity.  Just a little tweak in Lightroom and I was very happy with the outcome.

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Lee Santiva 2 years ago

I like the ice cream man
Oh no! I hate that when I forget to put the card back in! It’s the digital equivalent of the film not being loaded properly in the analog camera snd the whole roll of film is blank. I really thought the nightmare of losing all my cool shots would be over with a digital camera…

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Trinicia Perch Replied to Lee Santiva 2 years ago

Thank you!  I can tell you missing card will not happen again, now I'm super paranoid and keep checking the slot.

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Björn Roose 2 years ago

My camera won't even allow me to shoot when there's no card in it smile But I can't say this alternative photo is bad.

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Trinicia Perch Replied to Björn Roose 2 years ago

I'm trying to figure out if I can set the camera to not allow it too.  But from now on I'll double check before I leave the house.

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