Tokyo Sky Tree – Olympic 2020 Candidate Campaign Light Up

Mahalarp

25 August 2013

During this period starting from today till September 7, 2013, Tokyo Skytree will light up 5 colours in a night.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokyo_bid_for_the_2020_Summer_Olympics

This is due to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Candidate Campaign and the light up will be started normally around 6.30PM and keep changing colour till 8.00PM to be a constant golden colour.

I try to collect many light ups of this highest tower but for sure it seems impossible. This tower lighting can be changed to any campaign easily and it’s quite challenge to the photographers for light up hunting 🙂

The one I really need is Christmas Tree colour one last year 😦

Let’s cheer up Tokyo to be the Olympic host on 2020 😀

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Capturing The Moment — Chincoteague Island Wild Pony Colt

Becoming is Superior to Being

Virginia & Outer Banks 2013Virginia Eastern Shore Chincoteague Island Wild Pony Colt — Image by kenne

“Got a new little horse
he’s handy, stout, just barely tame
Doesn’t have a pedigree
just some sagebrush in his mane.”

— from Lesley Neuman’s “Poem”

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Sunrise over Tampa Bay

Rick Alonzo Photography

There’s a reason why I photograph more sunsets than sunrises — I’m not a morning person!  But today I ventured out of my comfort zone and drove to a fishing pier in the Tampa Bay area to shoot what I hoped would be a beautiful scene.  I was a little nervous about whether Mother Nature would cooperate.  Fortunately, I was rewarded, and my 5:15 am alarm time turned out to be well worth it.

Beautiful_Sunrise_Over_Tampa_Bay_Florida_IMG_20130825_43.jpg

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100% Local: Summer Tomato & Corn Soup

tomato-corn-soupFrom a wonderful trip to San Francisco & wine country for the happiest of reasons, my friend Melissa’s 50th birthday, to an unexpected and bittersweet trip to Boston for the saddest of reasons, August has sped by in a whirlwind of trains, planes and automobiles, good times with old friends and new, many laughs and not a few tears.

I’m well behind on the season’s preserving, but in between trips I did manage to whip up this fabulous light, summery soup, saving a big pile of CSA vegetables from the compost pile and freezing just a bit of summer’s abundance for the winter ahead. I highly recommend you do the same. If you need me, you can find me outside in the sunshine, savoring the last few days of August in New York. Happy Sunday, all.

tomato-corn-soupSummer Tomato & Corn Soup

INGREDIENTS

  • 5 small (or 4 large) ears corn…

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