Along the banks of our backyard pond. There’s actually two turtles here. Known locally as Florida cooter or river cooter. These two are about football sized (American football).
Canon A-1 with Canon FD 500mm f8 Reflex Mirror lens on Fujicolor Superia.
I hadn’t used my Canon A-1 in quite some time – months if not a year or more in fact. I had two rolls to send off for processing but needed to shoot the last few exposures. I threw on my favorite lens – my Canon FD 24mm f/2.8 S.S.C. from 1978 – Fujicolor Superia 400.
I enjoy using this 24mm lens over the 20mm and the 17mm. It could be that I’m just so used to it that the other lenses haven’t had a chance to grow on me. Great perspective, relatively fast and good depth of field. Easy to focus too (and forgiving).
Mermaid statue at the water’s edge.
Canon EOS Rebel 2000 with Canon Zoom EF 28-80mm on Fujicolor Superia
Processing and Scan by The Darkroom
Our city takes tree climbing serious – don’t!
“Why don’t you just call it a squirrel feeder and be done with it”?
This guy’s ready for a fight!
Rainy day thoughts…
After such a dry winter and spring, we’re visited by another rainy day here in NE Florida. No complaints here and I’m sure the geese are happy too!
Former high school picnic tables now part of a local pizza joint! Cool!
Samsung Galaxy S4
A local eatery installed some wicked cool lighting!
Samsung Galaxy S4
Happy Wednesday Morning! Today’s image has almost nothing to do with a Wednesday, or the morning – it’s just a fun shot taken on a Wednesday!
Crystals at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
Enjoy your day (and evening)!
Studio Camera: Samsung Galaxy S4
Raindrops on leaves – most magical green – saturated colors that excite.
Crepe myrtle leaves dripping with rain.
Flowering dogwood with bursts of green and red.
A rather rare occurrence here in Northeast Florida in early June – a long steady rain. After an extremely dry late winter and spring, rain has returned in a big way. Afternoon thunderstorms fill once dry ponds and bogs and gardens brim with life and color.
Bald cypress branches hang low with wetness – maidenhair ferns pop with color and a chubby garden bird delights.
Even the old boy himself can tolerate the rain…
…for a little bit at least.
Pirate “enjoying” the rain. ^.^
And a blast of the most unnatural pink you’ll ever see!
My daughter calls it “Barbie Pink”.
Thanks for visiting our garden on this rainy day!
Camera: Samsung Galaxy S4
No colors anymore, I want them to turn black…
1966, The Rolling Stones