To the side of a house I walked by, the broken fence didn’t serve in keeping anyone out; maybe it was to keep the boat in, but no matter, there’s not much water in Northern California anyway.
Mobile Photography, having that camera at the ready for moments to freeze in time. Moments to look back on in years to come to keep the moment alive.
Celebrating my passion for photography through use of the camera that is always at hand, that I hesitate to say is play, but it’s a way to have fun too.
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stamen enveloped in the heart of the Peony
resting comfortably within the seat of their being
enveloping my eyes in their beauty
As promised last week, here is another look at a different flower, a bud, from the same tree as last week’s tulip-magnolia mystery flower. I’ve chosen to show you this edited photo that I cropped substantially, and of course increased color a bit to brighten it up.
I started out with the photo below
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An early morning looking out at The Bay of Banderas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. A little time to reflect on where the road takes me. I struggle with seeming to juggle a little some days and a lot on others, and not quite getting anything accomplished on any of those days. The Sunday Traveler will be pulling up stakes for a little while, and cutting back a little bit on my other postings to once or twice a week to concentrate on working on photography projects, and do more reading. I might even find time to have a little umbrella drink down by the pool.
Brie Anne Demkiw, in the Weekly Photo Challenge, has asked us to show the forces of nature from our corner of the world; she does make mention of the fast-moving fog in San Francisco, so I thought I’d show an example of that. I’ll warn potential visitors that the day can start with fog, bloom into a warm sunny day, but when the evening fog starts to roll in you’d better have a jacket or sweater at the ready.
I was wondering when someone would question this large creature, or read my tags that included (trompe l’oeil). Amy had an inkling I think. But I won’t be able to sleep until I say the large bird in my previous post is a statue, the tree is covering the base; you can see it better in this photo
I did no cropping on the previous blog’s photo, but used a photo that I took from a different vantage point. A lesson I’ve learned since taking up photography…move around your subject for possible different perspectives. Maybe I should have done this one on April Fool’s Day.
The recent trip I took back to a small part of Minnesota and Wisconsin filled my eyes with the beauty of nature there. Maybe everyday sights to some, but completely new to me; I think that going to a place you’ve never seen before re-opens your eyes anew. New people, new accents, new sights. I’m not sure what flower this is, I was thinking magnolia, but it’s not quite like the ones I’ve seen here in California. I’ll be back next Monday with another photo of this flower in a more macro version, macro being the theme for the second Monday of the month at Lens and Pens by Sally.
The Sunday Traveler returned recently from a whirlwind trip to America’s mid-west, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Returning home always seems to be filled with family obligations, and time to sort through photos seems to take a back seat to all else. So, for today, a quick shot of the Mississippi at twilight.