Posts Tagged ‘red’

When Photoshop Goes Too Far: Which Photo Looks Real at Our Disney Family Museum in the Presidio?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Both these shots of our Disney Family Museum are around on the internet. They were taken by the same person at the same time.

Here’s the (more) real version:

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And here’s that same shot after a little (or of a lot of) Photoshopping:

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I don’t know if this second version, with the colors turned up to 11, belongs in the MSM publication I found it in…

Crayfish: It’s What’s for Dinner in Golden Gate Park – Everybody’s Eating These Tiny Lobsters

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Here’s what I saw the other day:

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I’m supposing it’s crayfish from the bottom of Stow Lake.

Now let’s review

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Sometimes crayfish look very red, like a lobster, sometimes not?

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Great blue herons throw them up in the air and then catch ’em with a big thwack. THWACK:

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There’s mudbug juice everywhere.

But pied-billed grebes are neater

There you go, Junior:

Eat some crawdads:

All right, stay safe, mudbugs.

Procambarus clarkii is a freshwater crayfish species, native to the Southeastern United States, but found also on other continents, where it is often an invasive pest. It is known variously as the red swamp crawfish, red swamp crayfish,Louisiana crawfish, Louisiana crayfish or mudbug.

HerChurch up Near Twin Peaks Must be the Most Purplest Church in America, STILL

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

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And here’s the view down low:

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And here’s the building next door, or at least this is how things used to be – I didn’t notice it last time I was up there…

 

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Wow, the New “Red Carpet” Transit Lanes of Market Street Really Stand Out

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Or “so-called red carpet,” if you’d prefer.

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‘Cause that’s what people call them.

Even though they’re not.

Big Car, Regular Car, Tiny Car – This is How We Live Now, in 2016

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Look, it’s Twizy! In red these days:

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Take One Guess About the Color of the Porta-Potties at Our Golden Gate Bridge – You Know, Instead of the Standard Green or Tan

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

That’s right, International Orange. Take a look:

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Or International Red (I get confused about these terms

Red Skies at Night, Over SoPA (the South of Panhandle Area, I’m Srsly) – Or Sunset Over the Sunset

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Red skies at night, or sky blue pink, take your pick

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How to Drive Richmond District Residents Crazy: Park a Bunch of Red Dog-Walking Vans on the Street

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Leaving the poor The Richmond resident circling the block looking for a parking space:

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That’s Life In The Suburbs..

Question of the Day: How Likely Is It That This Truck Parked on Geary in a Red Zone Will Get a Parking Ticket?

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

It might be a dead-bang sure thing that the owner of the pickup parked on the left would get recorded by the camera in the #38 bus on the right, but IDK:

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I’d never park there with a MUNI bus in range, that’s for sure…

A Postcard from Five Years Ago, as Seen on the Streets of San Francisco: “TRUMP / SHEEN 2012” – So, Donald + Charlie = SERIOUS CHANGE?

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Here’s how things looked back in aught-eleven:

Change that 2012 to 2016 and you’ve got yourself a revivified meme.

Ahora mas que nunca!

(But some persuasion might be required…)