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Today's Picture

Camden Amphitheater, Cool Shade on a Hot Day, Picture for August 21, 2017
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Camden Amphitheater, Cool Shade on a Hot Day
Display Date:   August 21, 2017
Photographer: Fred Koschara
Image Date: August 17, 2016
Camera: Sony Alpha A99
 
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This site is where I share some of the beauty I see in the world around me with the rest of my community. I hope you like the pictures I've made available.

The picture of the day is changed daily at 3 AM, Eastern Time. If you click on the picture above, you will enter a slide show of the pictures that have been displayed on this site.

I'm writing a Kickstarter proposal to create a movie of the pictures that have been shown on this site. (At 1/3 second per image, it's going to be a 25+ minute movie!) If you would like to know when the Kickstarter is ready, or if you have any comments, please use this form to send me a message. (Relevant entries here will only be used to contact you re. the Kickstarter project.)

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You can also find more information about the PbF Movie project, including the planned Kickstarter reward levels, here on the project page.

Today In Review

Displayed August 21, 2005
Breaking Sun Blessing Sails, Charles River, Esplanade
Breaking Sun Blessing Sails, Charles River, Esplanade
Displayed August 21, 2006
Tire Killer, Binney Street Bike Lane, Cambridge
Tire Killer, Binney Street Bike Lane, Cambridge
Displayed August 21, 2007
Buttresses and Lighting, Holy Cross Cathedral, Boston
Buttresses and Lighting, Holy Cross Cathedral, Boston
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Displayed August 21, 2008
Something Brewing Beyond the Great Dome, MIT, Cambridge
Something Brewing Beyond the Great Dome, MIT, Cambridge
Displayed August 21, 2009
Crown Work, 111 Huntington Ave., Boston
Crown Work, 111 Huntington Ave., Boston
Displayed August 21, 2010
Recreational Boating, Near Charles River Yacht Club
Recreational Boating, Near Charles River Yacht Club
Displayed August 21, 2011
Customs House Sunset Perspective, from East Boston
Customs House Sunset Perspective, from East Boston
Displayed August 21, 2012
Cloudscape Over Cambridge, From Prudential Area
Cloudscape Over Cambridge, From Prudential Area
Displayed August 21, 2013
Backyard Perspective, Dell Court, Lynn, Massachusetts
Backyard Perspective, Dell Court, Lynn, Massachusetts
Displayed August 21, 2014
Crossed Clouds in Day's Last Light Over Fort Point Channel
Crossed Clouds in Day's Last Light Over Fort Point Channel
Displayed August 21, 2015
Heavy Clouds Over Bay State Road Architecture, Boston
Heavy Clouds Over Bay State Road Architecture, Boston
Displayed August 21, 2016
Partly Sunny Mystic River View Below George Street
Partly Sunny Mystic River View Below George Street

There is also a calendar view (by month) of the available pictures which you can use to browse through the site. Note that when you make a selection on a calendar page, it takes you into the slide show at that picture, so that you can scroll back and forth from any date that you find interesting or convenient. (The monthly calendar view remembers which month you last looked at.)

FYI: As of now, there are currently 4683 daily pictures that have been displayed on this site since I first put it online on October 26, 2004.

The pictures in the slide show are displayed at 1024x768 resolution. If you've got a screen with enough space (e.g., 1152x864, 1280x1024 or larger), you'll be able to see the whole picture in your browser window without scrolling. On smaller screens, I'm afraid you'll have to scroll around to see complete pictures - at least for now...

I am working on a program, PbFpaper™, that will allow subscribers to have their winDoze desktop updated from this site each day. Subscriptions will be offered for several different screen resolutions, and the program will allow you to record your favorite selections, and redisplay them as your desktop background any time you want to. Once I have the winDoze version running, I'll be porting PbFpaper™ to FreeBSD and Linux, and at least to OS/X for Macintosh users.

In addition, limited edition prints of the photographs on this site are available through its sister site, LimitedEditionPhoto.com. The photos are printed using pigment-based inks for the maximum image life. Prints are offered either matted, or framed in any of a variety of styles. See the LimitedEditionPhoto.com site for further details.

... and, coming soon, PuzzleByFred.com where some of these photos will be offered as [1000 piece] jigsaw puzzles. (Do you have any preferences? Email your requests to me at puzzle.suggest@PhotoByFred.com - I am open to suggestions...)

... also coming soon, PosterByFred.com where some of these photos will be offered as inexpensive [inspirational] wall posters. (Do you have any preferences? As with the puzzles, I'm open to suggestions, so email requests or ideas to me at poster.suggest@PhotoByFred.com)

Thanks for your interest in my photos! Feel free to send me an email through the "Webmaster" link at the bottom of any page if you would like more information.

Sample Photo
Displayed December 23, 2014
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Yule Log, Dessert at Boston Beer Works, Kenmore Square
Yule Log, Dessert at Boston Beer Works, Kenmore Square
Sample Photo
Displayed July 6, 2011
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Young Penny Posing on Her Cat Tree, Medford, Massachusetts
Young Penny Posing on Her Cat Tree, Medford, Massachusetts

Ultimately, the purpose of this site is to support private space exploration and development (see L5Development.com for more information about the effort). As a measure of encouragement to join those enabling it, half of the subscription fees from PbFpaper™ will be deposited into an "L5 dollars" account in the subscriber's name at The L5 National Bank.

 
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Featured Photos

Moonlit Snowscape, Harvard, Mass., Picture for December 29, 2007
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Moonlit Snowscape, Harvard, Mass.

Moonrise on Christmas Eve 2007 was a spectacular sight: Climbing through scudding clouds, the luminous orb carried an almost magical air into the evening soon after sunset. December's blanket of snow had been rained on earlier in the week, and the arctic air that followed encrusted the landscape in a tough reflective shell of frozen waves and patterns. If you saw the Moon that night, you will surely remember it...

Display Date:   December 29, 2007
Photographer: Fred Koschara
Image Date: December 24, 2007
Camera: Sony F-717
 
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Winter Sunset Lighthouse, Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Picture for February 6, 2008
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Winter Sunset Lighthouse, Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Display Date:   February 6, 2008
Photographer: Fred Koschara
Image Date: January 30, 2008
Camera: Sony F-717
 
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April Weather, Boylston Street, Picture for October 27, 2004
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April Weather, Boylston Street
Display Date:
 October 27, 2004
Photographer:
 Fred Koschara
Image Date:
 April 14, 2004
Camera:
 Sony F-717
 
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