Batter Up!

The appropriate action would be to ask this gentleman why he watches television outside. But I instead chose to shoot stealthily from across the street because mystery makes the moment. The answer could ruin the curiosity.

Perhaps his partner or spouse doesn’t like baseball. Maybe he is lonely and hopes the outdoor game will draw some company. Perhaps ambiance is the reason: He wants a taste of remembered experience of going to the stadium and watching the game. I will never know and don’t want to.

The Featured Image is made possible by Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra‘s 10x optical zoom capability; the companion capture is 3x. Vitals: f/4.9, ISO 1000, 1/30 sec, 230mm (film equivalent); 7:41 p.m. PDT, today. The photo is quite noisy; lots of grain, and to be expected. The other: f/2.4, ISO 250, 1/40 sec, 70mm (film equivalent); 7:41 p.m. Location withheld.