For the past month or so here in California, we can’t turn on the news without hearing people talking about water — water filling up reservoirs, overflowing rivers and creeks, covering roads and farmlands, and causing mudslides on the highways. It seems that water is one of those things we tend to take for granted, until we have too little […]
This week, the theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is Looking Down on Things: This week all you have to do it look down. You can be looking down from anything from a cliff to a high rise building or even a plane. Have fun with this challenge. You can find quite a few ponds, in a wide variety of sizes, […]
The Big Guy and I took a hike down to Negro Bar this afternoon, and this was the sight that greeted us: Apparently, the flood gates are open at Folsom Dam.
The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of December 2, 2016. What kind of image might help you relax? Maybe it’s an easy chair and blanket, a serene glimpse of nature, or a steaming cup of tea. Whatever it may be, please share yours and help your fellow bloggers relax! This is one of my favorite spots in […]
I started out the other morning thinking it would be fun to shoot some mushrooms at ground level, using my mini tripod. Even with the tripod, all the crouching and bending down to ensure a decent focus wasn’t exactly a delight, but I was mostly happy with my results. (Click to enlarge.) But once I got home and had a […]
(Images 1 and 2 courtesy of the Big Guy, who took them for me in between catching fish.)
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of October 7, 2016. For this week’s challenge, share a photo that features H2O; the element of water. Water comes in many different states and guises. From a foggy morning to your favorite watercolor painting, how will you show H2O in a photograph?