Posts Tagged ‘beautiful’

Photo Friday: The Friendliest Flower

June 22, 2018

I once heard daisies called the friendliest flower.

daisies

First Look Photo: Foxy Opportunity

June 20, 2018

It goes without saying that if an opportunity to get a wonderful shot of a beautiful animal is presented it has to be taken.

Posing Fox

First Look Photo: Painted Sky

May 16, 2018

I love a sky so full of color, it looks painted on.

Painted Sky

First Look Photo: Slow Shutter Speed

November 1, 2017

I wanted to give a waterfall a little more ethereal look, so I lowered the shutter speed to 5 seconds.

Water Fall 5 sec 1

Photo Friday: Nature’s Canvas

July 21, 2017

Every time I go out with my camera, I see the world like a canvas that nature is constantly painting on.  I found this scene the other day after a night of showers.

Drops on leaf

Photo Friday: Showing Motion

May 19, 2017

If you like doing photo assignments, or challenges, this came from the Art of Photography on YouTube.  They are worth looking at.  This challenge is to convey motion in a still image.  I’ve done this before, but the shot I took this morning was worth sharing.  I just happened across this snowy egret in Mill Cove, and waited for it to start flying; they are so graceful.  I was able to keep the eye in recognizable focus, while blurring the rest.

Poetry in Motion

Photo Friday: Hitting Gold

July 29, 2016

I love dragonflies.  They are harmless to humans, and they eat mosquitos and black flies.  Dragonflies come in a variety of colors, and they make great photo subjects.

This week I was at Mill Creek park, shooting every dragonfly that would sit still long enough, when I saw something golden cross my path.  I went to where it landed, and saw a black dragonfly, with golden wings.  This was something I had never seen, so I started snapping.

After 10 good shots, I found one that was exceptionally clear, so I have chosen this as the photo of the week, and my favorite shot of the month.

Golden Wing Dragonfly

Photo Friday: This Bud’s for You

April 29, 2016

I think it goes without saying, I love this time of year.  Baby animals are born, flowers make the world live with color, and trees burst with leaves.  Of course, before the leaves fully form, they have to bud first, and that is a process that can be beautiful, and worth capturing.

Today’s photo is a tree bud that I found particularly beautiful.

Budding

Photo Friday: Playing with Light

April 8, 2016

This week, I thought it would be fun to play with the sunset.  I did the standard holding the sun in my fingers, and put it on the end of a post,

The one that captured my emotions of the moment, peace and serenity, was this one, and the Sun itself wasn’t even in the picture.

Ligt reflections

I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Photo Fridays are back

November 6, 2015

I have been away for a while due to internet problems, and illness, but I am back to doing what I love; doing photography.  When I last posted, I had a Canon t3, and a cheap point and shoot, but in the time since I last posted I have acquired a Canon SX610HS for my Point and shoot, and; drum roll please; a Canon 7D Mark II.

I spent 39 years taking photographs, hoping that some day I would be able to live my passion for photography through the lens of a professional end camera.  I now have that opportunity, and I am going to use it for all I can.

In addition to the cameras, I now have Adobe Lightroom to process my raw files.  I have already used it and I love it.

Here, then, are two of the first photos of my new camera.  I hope you all enjoy it.

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