Early Morning

I wake up early in the morning and look outside, expecting to see something beautiful. And I do. I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. -J. B. Priestley    

Today’s Discovery

I chased this gray butterfly around the flower bush.  He was very patient and cooperative with me as I snapped his photo from several angles. Such a tiny creature, and so very beautiful when observed up close.

Macro Photographer In Training

Wikipedia: Macro photography, is extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects and living organisms like insects, in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size. This week I got a macro lens for my camera, and today I explored my yard for photo ops.  I am of the…

Destination: Discovery -Point Arena, CA

We headed down the steep incline.  This was the direction we were given. I was sure we took the correct turn.  He said it will look like you are going to drive off the pier, and he was right.  This is one of those cases where the GPS was not helpful.  We were there, but…

Look closely

I took a few photos of the grass right after watering, on a whim Saturday morning. When I reviewed them on my computer I discovered how cool the water drops appeared when zoomed in. Almost magical! See the water drops on the freshly watered grass below? Now see the sunlight glimmer off the center water…