Elemental

Sun and Clouds at Lake Tahoe
There’s just something that connects one to the elements when strolling along a riverbank (or a lake in this case), watching clouds play in a fiery sky, with the breeze in your hair.

Whoosh!

Whoosh

Unanticipated movement while pressing the shutter? Camera settings goof-up? Accidental click? I have no idea what I tried to click here and what formed the trail in the image. All I can say is that I just can’t bring myself to delete this picture because it’s so unusual! ‘Whoosh!’ is what I hear when I see this. 🙂

I’ve played around with shutter speed and exposure since, but I don’t think I’ve recreated something like this.

Clicked on an evening in Las Vegas.

Delta

Sunset
What better represents a snapshot of change, a delta, than a sunset amongst the clouds? Every second, the sun is rapidly descending, the clouds are constantly morphing, and the darkness is steadily expanding.

Pigeons

Pigeon
Like most people, I’m not a fan of pigeons. But when I see them strutting around with their mildly colored plumage, and light reflecting off of it here and there, my attitude softens. Then I realize they’re just outside my window, probably deciding on the best place to unload, and my urge to shoo them away returns…