It's a bit unusual for me that I can't find the time to write posts, but that's just what's happening. I left home shortly after noon on Friday with Ligia to go camping with close friends of ours in the Blue Ridge mountains. Had loads of fun, and we visited Natural Bridge. I'm afraid I … Continue reading Busy, busy, busy
As I was about to walk into work at the start of May, I saw a little bird on the ground, trying to walk but unable to do so. The poor thing was convulsing, and its head kept rotating wildly. Two other birds were nearby, a blue thrush, and an orange-chested robin. At first I … Continue reading Goodbye little bird, goodbye
Meta work can be a lot of fun, and also a little different. I took a recent photo of mine (from January), set it as my desktop background, positioned my mouse, then focused in for a macro shot. I really like how the honeycomb texture of my laptop's LCD monitor came out. The juxtaposition of … Continue reading Click
Sometimes, I wake up and skies like this one greet me. How can I pass on taking a photo when I'm faced with such beauty? I cannot, will not, must not. Taken in North Bethesda, MD.
I got home one afternoon just as a summer storm was about to break the heavens open. I had a choice: do some consulting work, or set up my camera and get some photos. The camera won. Got all sorts of great photos of the clouds wrestling with each other during the prelude to the … Continue reading Falling upwards
This was taken from the roof of the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel in Arlington, VA. I'd just finished a meeting and asked a favor from John, the hospitality manager: could he please let me go up for a few minutes to take photos? He kindly agreed, and he, along with a security guard, escorted me … Continue reading Night falls gently on the old river
One photographic subject I never tire of capturing is the sky. It's quite an amazing subject. No other in nature changes colors and shapes like the sky. The fantastic hues of its sunrises and sunsets, the cloud movements, especially before a storm, the amazing variety of its makeup, all make for wonderful photographic moments. (And … Continue reading Reassurance