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Topic # 201377 16-Aug-2016 13:21
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As mentioned in the thread "What I shot today" in the Digital Imaging sub-forum, Geekzone has lost a valued contributor and member in a motor vehicle accident.

 

Talented photographer Riley Baker passed away yesterday (Monday August 15th), two days after his motorcycle was hit by a car on Saturday August 13. 

 

Our condolences to his partner Amy McCarthy, family and friends. 

 

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Rest in peace "RileyB", you and your wizardry with photography will certainly be missed by many members of Geekzone, including myself. Such a talented person and according to reports, an all around top guy.

 

 

 

ETA: Here is Riley's flickr collection for those unfamiliar with his work:

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/rileybaker/albums


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  Reply # 1612453 16-Aug-2016 13:23
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God, only 26 years old. My sincere condolences to his loved ones.


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  Reply # 1612455 16-Aug-2016 13:26
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RIP indeed.

 

There is a driver who has been charged in relation to RileyB's death and people may have strong views about this matter and related issues generally. Can we please keep things nice?

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1612460 16-Aug-2016 13:29
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Absolutely agree, this thread is not the place to pass judgement. Let's leave the trial to the right people to deal with.


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  Reply # 1612462 16-Aug-2016 13:31
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That's horrible.  Condolences to the family and friends of this valued member of our community.  


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  Reply # 1612463 16-Aug-2016 13:31
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Very sorry to hear this. I never had the pleasure of communicating with Riley personally but I did enjoy his photos. Also my condolences to his family.

 

 





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  Reply # 1612467 16-Aug-2016 13:35
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A terribly sad story.


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  Reply # 1612468 16-Aug-2016 13:35
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Something worth bringing up amidst the very sad events - Riley's organs have been matched to seven different people according to one of the articles. It's certainly no silver lining per se for his family and loved ones but he and them collectively have given a lot of hope to many other people.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1612476 16-Aug-2016 13:45
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 Wow.. RIP... that's horrible


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  Reply # 1612477 16-Aug-2016 13:46
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Very sad indeed, RIP RileyB.


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  Reply # 1612495 16-Aug-2016 13:58
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Saddened to hear this. What a loss for his family and friends and the wider community. 
Our condolences to them all. 





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  Reply # 1612501 16-Aug-2016 14:14
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What an amazing gift he has bestowed after his tragic passing. 

 

RIP RileyB.

 

Deepest condolences to his friends and family. 

 

 


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  Reply # 1612504 16-Aug-2016 14:27
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I've worked with Riley briefly, nice bloke, a real shame.

 

 





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That sucks :(


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  Reply # 1612507 16-Aug-2016 14:32
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Dreadful news. Sincere condolences to his family and friends.


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