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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3960 on: November 10, 2013, 01:26:32 PM »
I think it hasn't been posted yet


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3961 on: November 10, 2013, 01:28:54 PM »
Patriarch's tomb?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3962 on: November 10, 2013, 01:34:03 PM »
Orthodox space shuttle?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3963 on: November 10, 2013, 02:37:27 PM »
It looks like it was designed based on the Russian Patriarch's headdress. 
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3964 on: November 10, 2013, 03:15:08 PM »
OMG THE POPE HAS A SENSE OF HUMOR SAVIOR OF MANKIND UNITER OF ALL CHRISTIANS

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LOL, I just don't see any Orthodox bishop doing this.  *knocks on wood*

When I was 13 and had some funny ideas like dyeing my hair flaming orange I was approached by a bishop who asked me whether I have some dye left because he wants to dye his beard.


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3965 on: November 11, 2013, 10:46:36 AM »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3966 on: November 11, 2013, 11:32:50 AM »

Awww...the upper left one is sooooo cute!


That s/he is.  I like the lower left one, however.  S/he looks like s/he's wishing divine wrath on whoever did that to him/her.  The rest look like they're enjoying themselves. 

Lol!  That's so true!!!!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3967 on: November 11, 2013, 11:33:22 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3968 on: November 11, 2013, 06:29:42 PM »
Time probably.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3969 on: November 12, 2013, 11:39:13 AM »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3970 on: November 12, 2013, 12:13:17 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3972 on: November 12, 2013, 12:46:24 PM »
Hierodeacon from Jabłeczna monastery who happens to be a photography geek. No idea why he put on that cloak.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3973 on: November 12, 2013, 12:54:16 PM »
Hierodeacon from Jabłeczna monastery who happens to be a photography geek. No idea why he put on that cloak.

I think it might have something to do with using that particular kind of camera.  The cloak, that is.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3974 on: November 12, 2013, 01:43:31 PM »
Yes, that is not a cloak, but a sun shade used so he can see the focus plate of the camera before putting in the photographic plate.  Otherwise, the backlight fills the camera and you can't see the image.  The brimmed hat also helps keep the sun out of your eyes and the shade from dropping down while you are focusing.

I have an old wet plate lens, and am itching to get through all my other projects so I can finish building my own wet plate camera and do some tintypes.  My goal would be to tintype all the clergy in the diocese.

Hierodeacon from Jabłeczna monastery who happens to be a photography geek. No idea why he put on that cloak.

I think it might have something to do with using that particular kind of camera.  The cloak, that is.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3975 on: November 12, 2013, 02:12:15 PM »
That would be a great project.
Yes, that is not a cloak, but a sun shade used so he can see the focus plate of the camera before putting in the photographic plate.  Otherwise, the backlight fills the camera and you can't see the image.  The brimmed hat also helps keep the sun out of your eyes and the shade from dropping down while you are focusing.

I have an old wet plate lens, and am itching to get through all my other projects so I can finish building my own wet plate camera and do some tintypes.  My goal would be to tintype all the clergy in the diocese.

Hierodeacon from Jabłeczna monastery who happens to be a photography geek. No idea why he put on that cloak.

I think it might have something to do with using that particular kind of camera.  The cloak, that is.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3976 on: November 12, 2013, 03:21:42 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3977 on: November 13, 2013, 12:22:03 AM »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3978 on: November 13, 2013, 12:39:35 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3979 on: November 13, 2013, 12:47:06 AM »
^There's a whole lotta awesome in that picture  ;D

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3980 on: November 13, 2013, 05:57:32 PM »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3981 on: November 13, 2013, 06:08:59 PM »
They should coloured his fur blue and red.  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3986 on: November 14, 2013, 11:46:43 AM »
I found there markedly different reactions interesting.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3987 on: November 14, 2013, 12:04:39 PM »
I found there markedly different reactions interesting.



Reactions to what, though?  Did they just get married? ;D ;D
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3988 on: November 14, 2013, 12:06:06 PM »
I want to adopt him.  She can come along too, but I'm not sure how agreeable he is to that idea.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3989 on: November 14, 2013, 12:47:48 PM »
The man was just exorcised. The demon entered the pig and now the man rides the pig (drinking happily) until he gets off at the last second while the pig plunges off a cliff into hell (well, the pig immediately goes to heaven).   



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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3991 on: November 14, 2013, 06:00:35 PM »


You have no idea. My revulsion to the pre-hipster, grunge gen-xers, was caused by my childhoom trauma of being relegated to trailer trash. I couldn't believe people with options would opt for looking like they lived like that.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3992 on: November 14, 2013, 09:19:16 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3994 on: November 15, 2013, 04:46:06 PM »

Can you find the animal?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3995 on: November 15, 2013, 04:57:00 PM »

Can you find the animal?



You mean the giraffe?  Or the stick insect? ;D ;D
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« Reply #3996 on: November 15, 2013, 05:38:52 PM »

Can you find the animal?



You mean the giraffe?  Or the stick insect? ;D ;D

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3997 on: November 15, 2013, 10:01:14 PM »
Haven't posted here in a while…here's a pretty kool pic I bought from church the other day…it's a famous Coptic monk, Fr. Raphael Ava Mina, dated 1992 in the US:

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3998 on: November 15, 2013, 10:59:44 PM »
Is he a saint?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3999 on: November 16, 2013, 12:28:53 AM »

Tonight we spent a lovely evening with our hierarch, His Grace Bishop Daniel.




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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4000 on: November 16, 2013, 08:25:59 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4001 on: November 17, 2013, 10:49:11 AM »
Is he a saint?
I would consider him a living saint  ;)

(Trivia: he was one of 3 "finalists" for the Coptic papacy about a year ago)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4002 on: November 17, 2013, 10:49:24 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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This is for real.

IIRC "Red Nose Day" is a big deal in the UK.
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Re: Picture of the Day
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