You see lots of bugs on the gas pump- they look like fireflies but with a red chevron..need to identify them later……
You see the trees reflected in the iPad surface as you sit on the front porch.
You go get in the car and see a puddle with leaves. Puddle reflections are a favorite thing to capture.
You see the shopping cart corral reflected in a parking lot.
The maple has finally turned yellow in about four days time. The leaves in the garage gutter need to be cleaned out.
You drive by the neighbors, put the car in reverse and put a blinker on, consider getting out of the car but don’t –
shoot the flaming ivy from the driver’s seat. Later you are filled with regret that you’ve gotten so lazy.
You see a throne-like chair at the mall
for Santa Claus -you think it can’t be
it’s November 3rd.
The Anchorage Museum Fifth Avenue. Anchorage Alaska selfie
Along Grant Street, downtown Pittsburgh, after being released from jury duty. You know how I like reflections.
I walked a few blocks to the train station to meet Steve who was picking me up.
There must have been a lot of rain while I was inside the courthouse all day.
The other day I was reading Say it With a Camera blog. Mike Hardisty’s accomplishment of 52 in 2015 intrigued me. I read about how to participate in the weekly themed challenge. The part that appealed to me is you have to take photographs during the week of the theme- no archived shots. I read the rules of the group and signed on the participate in the 52 in 2016 Challenge and Day 1 of Week 1 is Monday January 4th.
I like the idea of a new goal in photography. Actively working on something different. A challenge.
Week #1 theme is reflection. Today I was watching my grandson Charlie while his mom, Laura, was packing away the Christmas tablecloth and cleaning up the kitchen. She had just polished the electric kettle and I was standing there in her kitchen and thought, reflection.
“You realize they can see us through that window”, said Anna (12)
A detour for three small berry Smoothies and a gift card for Michael who wasn’t with us that trip. We had a good laugh.
And I’m in the front passenger seat with my camera out of the bag.
’cause we just ran out of the swim meet when it started to pour.
The magic of wet pavement. The sky growing dark.
Thanks Erika for driving. I turn the ride home into a car headlights in the rain reflection study. 70-200 L series lens on the Canon 5D Mark ii Trying to hold it steady in a moving car another challenge.
First the rotated version.
Looks like the beach instead of the Pittsburgh Greenway Parking Lot.
and the original – with a bit of a blur on the PA license plate so no one is identifled
Serenity (noun): The state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled.
A mixture of the farm in Ohio and the beach in St. George Island Florida
Sunrise dogwalk at St. George Island Florida. I don’t know these people but I liked their silhouettes and reflections in the tidal pool.
Kim, Anna, Laura and James laughing with Penny.
Michael and Henry in summer rain. It almost looks as if Michael is riding Henry.
Learning the art of s’more making
Jumping by the corn. Maddie, Laura and Anna.
Mark and Jack and Michael walking into the corn for the experience of it.
Summer by the ocean.
Laura and James were leaving after Sunday dinner at Mark and Erika’s.
I said, “Grab Penny and I’ll take your photo” as the sun was setting and it was such a nice light.
And when I looked on the computer screen, there was Henry the Airedale, peering out of the storm door.
I can’t read his mind but there are several captions possible.
Penny was watching the neighbor instead of me.