Grounded by Mother Nature.

I’m flattered people don’t think of my disabilities first then me, it’s quite the opposite. People are surprised when I tell them I am unable to walk further than 20 feet with a walker. I need help with my table saw cutting stuff to size, I simply cannot handle it alone.

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it’s working; kind of.

They’re looking pretty rough around the edges but the Gulls have returned and are up for posing. its excellent practice to take photos of them as they are slow flying while into the wind and flaming rockets with the wind to their backs. The rough feathers don’t seem to slow them down.

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QUARANTINED again.

I have looked at Mount Diablos eastern slope for 18 years, it has the potential of a good photograph. There is one glitch, on this side utility towers and lines run right through the middle it.

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i take pictures for my blogs.

Writing and photography are arts, writing is my number one interest, Gardening is my second, Water system of the Western U.S. is third while photography falls a bit behind under the heading of Nature.

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Wild fires

I have no idea how to solve this cycle of endless fires. I would like to see logging allowed in the state again. I may be ill-informed but it seems if we were rid of the compromised trees it would lessen the fuel available.

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editing still or again?

Does it pay off? From my perspective it does because it raises my awareness of what it takes to realize a truly great image. How much time to spend editing a photo? As long as it takes if it is worth the effort; and that is the trick. Realizing if the picture can even be saved is the first step; it’s imperative to recognize that.

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editing pictures; the spark of life.

The spark of life is instrumental in nature photography as it shows the animal is healthy and alive. In order to capture it the animals head must be in the correct position to the sun, and the light must be below or even with the eyes.

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birds, composition and wildfires

It is terribly dry this year, when it gets like this the atmosphere sucks moisture out of the air and fauna. The entire state is now golden brown setting up to be a tinder box. However I have noticed that a number of arsonist have been arrested already this year. I wonder if the wild fire season was called early to prompt them to set out into the woods with

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