Sometimes I surprise myself. I like to use the continuous mode on my camera when photographing moving things. This means there are times I catch things that I did not realize I caught until I am looking at my photos on the computer. Today I caught a Mallard Hen trying to catch a bug out of the air. It was one of MANY photos I took of her and her mate.
During my trips to the cemetery I'm always looking for people to
photograph. I do not want to intrude on their private moments with
their loved ones who have passed on, so when I do photograph I do from a
This is a photo of a woman who was putting out little flags around a
grave. She spent a long time at this grave, walking around it and
stopping to just reflect (I guess) and visit with her lost loved one. I
took it with the lake between us. I had to use my zoom at 720mm to get
this close. I then used Befunky.com to create the painting effect.
After going to the cemetery I've been heading to the member's locker room at the Y to take a shower because we still have no shower at home. I will be glad when this process is over, but for now I am getting a lot of alone time in the Y locker room.