Quiet Contemplation

The day is long as it is wide, But if you measure it with your finger, It’ll only be ‘this’ long. Not quite long enough, But enough to point to that which you desire. I want that. And that, And that, But not that. And so, I sit in quiet contemplation Of a life yet…

Egret Regret

This is the best I’ve been able to do with this one. Not a terribly sharp image, but then this fellow was rather more evasive than its friend, the Blue Heron from the previous post. I was having to be quick on the trigger and at full zoom too. Also the light was very strong…

Dipped Red

  I might have mentioned previously how easily I get sidetracked, however sometimes it’s a good thing yielding interesting results. The above image was a product of such a veer in an unintended direction as I searched my archives for TIFF files, mostly to try and make more room on my external hard-drives. I failed…

WPC – Magic: Heron Over the Potomac Falls

And now for something completely different: the magic of being at the right place, at the right time. A wily old Heron in mid-flight over the Potomac falls where Maryland waves hello to Virginia just on the other side, and Virginia responds by taking a selfie with one of those long stick thingies. The magic…