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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not a creature is stirring.

Distance is a factor as well, I regularly attempt to reach out way too far to capture an image. I was looking at the new Canon 800mm prime lens, but I could accomplish the same results if I were to wait for them to get in range or I suppose I could move closer

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shadows gone

I was ready and snapped a dozen photos in quick succession, I felt it was a grand success. It was not, I left the camera settings as they were. The images suffered from; over-exposure, blur from too slow of a shutter speed and zero detail. All were deleted then shoved to the trash, I should have checked my settings; there is always next time.

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Anyhow this is the way things are.

I don’t suspect the critters will be out and about tomorrow due to the heat. I really wonder if they are sensitive to the high and low pressure that moves in from the ocean. I think I’ll start a line graph comparing their absence with the barometric pressure. Sounds exciting doesn’t it, well that’s the kind of crazy stuff I do, after all I have Excel and know how to use it.

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I used the wrong word.

It’s an intermittent issue, suddenly it will slow from high speed to low speed and stay there for a few days. Of course it wasn’t doing it when he arrived, but there is always a silver lining isn’t there?

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a new editor; big learning curve

Perhaps a bit more yellow should have been taken out of the image, but at the time I was concerned I may have taken out the defining factor. On the other hand it may be a photo that I need to keep studying before sending it to Photoshop for a butchering there.

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