Wednesday, November 7, 2007
aking small streaks as the cars went by. I wondered what a semi would look like. I saw one coming and tried to time the shot. I loved the effect. Like the truck drove into the frame and dissappeared into a ball of light. Reminded me of the old trucking song Phantom 309.
Saturday, November 3, 2007
It has been breezy,and even this night there was a slight rustle to the leaves regularly,I was afraid I would get too much blur using long exposures. This was captured at .8 seconds during a slight lul in the movement. It took multiple attempts,as at night it is hard to focus,not only does the Auto focus struggle in the dark,but so do my eyes as I try to manually focus.
Saturday, October 27, 2007
Thursday, October 25, 2007
Sunday, October 21, 2007
A long winding narrow road leads you gradually up and around to the Clark Tower. This observation point built of rough limestone quarried from the area was built at a high point of the Park accessable only through the twisting one way road.From atop the tower one can see across the valley and hillsides of Southern Iowa for miles.
Iy was the perfect destination for a beautiful autumn afternoon.The tapestry of fall color spread across the land viewed from the top was worth the climb up the curving steps and the narrow ladder to the third floor.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Sunday, October 14, 2007
Friday, October 12, 2007
Tuesday, October 9, 2007
Saturday, October 6, 2007
Since I lost my own Dear Mom to breast cancer at the young age of 16, I wish to take this moment to remind my Sisters out here to have a check up. For the male friends out here,take care of your Mothers,Sisters,Wives and Friends.Remind them to have a checkup.
One group I have joined on flickr is raising money for every pink photo posted to thier group during the month of Oct. Yahoo will pay $1 for every photo posted up to $50,000, so I have been out on a quest to find pink this weekend.
This is for you Mom.
Friday, October 5, 2007
Tuesday, October 2, 2007
It has been an unusual summer here in the midwest. Much wetter than normal. In fact we had severe thunderstorms and tornado's streak through Des Moines this evening overturning cars and busting out windows.
I got this aster shot yesterday,In the area this is growing was an area the grass has stopped growing from the shade of a pear tree. To get a good vantage point I had to lay down in the damp dirt,getting my P'J's a bit dirty. The extra time I could take while I was down there to focus and recompose as needed payed off with this image.