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Pan De Muertos

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Pan De Muertos or dead bread is a delicious sweet roll made in the weeks prior to Dia De Los Muertos in Mexico. The bread is eaten at the gravesite or altar of the deceased.  Dia De Los Muertos is a time to remember family members and friends who have passed away.  


The Bone Church

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Sedlec Occuary in Kutná Hora, Czech Republic contains the bones of 70,000 people.  The bones are arranged to form decorations in the church.  It's estimated they began the structures in bone around 1500's.  The Black Death plague was the cause of death in most of the bodies in the church.  See the giant piles of bones in the


Leica Ping Pong Inspired Camera

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Leica Cameras is to introduce a special M-P (Typ 240) kit that has been designed by the artist Rolf Sachs. The bundle will include a Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH lens and SF40 flash unit, and the body will be covered in the type of rubber usually reserved for table tennis bats. The red rubber will have the raised pips that table tennis players use to spin and control the ball, which Leica suggests will give the camera sure handling – and the nickname M-P ‘Grip’.Leica is to introduce a special M-P (Typ 240) kit that has been designed by the artist Rolf Sachs.  

his special edition is limited to only 79 sets for the worldwide market and will be available exclusively at select Leica Stores from early November 2016.  The cost is set to be about $15,000.00.  Game On!

Seattle Photo Meet Up, August 11th, 5:00 pm

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Seattle photo meet-up
Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Bring your camera new or old, film or digital, cell phone or polaroid. Meet with other photographers to snap some of Seattle’s most scenic locations. Share your photos by using the hashtag #photomeetsea. Post photos on Instagram as we walk through the heart of Seattle, or later whenever the photos are processed. Free exclusive t-shirt for the first 50 people.

There are no rules. Follow the group or explore on your own. Meet up times and locations below are suggestions.

Begin at the Seattle Waterfront finish 1.5 miles away on Capitol Hill for a @tim_urpman & @dipsauce photo show and drinks. Use the handy map (reverse) to make your way throughout the neighborhood.

5:00 Start at Waterfront Park
6:00 Victor Steinbrueck Park
6:45 Pike Place Market Gum Wall
7:30 Plymouth Pillars Park
8:00 Alive and Well for the the @tim_urpman & @dipsauce photo show
95 Slide for drinks after