Posts Tagged photography

Two visitors to the coneflower patch

Bee and butterfly; at least I think it’s a butterfly.  No clue as to what kind but if you know please leave the name in the comments and thanks.  After yesterday’s “stinky” post I felt something lighter and brighter would be in order especially since this weekend I will be celebrating my birthday.

I’m going to try and fit some champagne into the weekend somewhere… that’s light, bright and bubbly 🙂

 

 

 

 

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Red, Green and Blue

There’s a story that goes with this image revealing how far a photographer might go for the shot.  DH pulled over into a safe spot, I jumped out and took a few shots including this one but I wanted to get more of this old barn so I cautiously walked up the two lane road, which had very little in the way of a shoulder for me to stand on, to try for another angle.  I couldn’t step off the shoulder and into the grass – which I have done before for some roadside shots – either because there were weeds up to my knees and they went straight down into a deep ditch.

And then I noticed this horrible smell.  I looked down and saw what looked like part of a dead deer in the brackish water and weeds.  Time to go!!!

(Upon re-reading this post I realized what I did by walking on the narrow shoulder was not too bright.  There is no photo out there worth getting hurt for.  I will never attempt something like this again and neither should you)

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Abandoned silo without a barn

 

 

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Dam Heron

What a difference one little letter makes 😉

 

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Silent Sunday: White barn and corn

F 7.1 – 1/400 – ISO 100 – 200mm – Canon 5D Mark III

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Bun’s in Delaware

A restaurant in Delaware, Ohio that is.  In business for over 150 years; minus the two years rebuilding it after an arsonist destroyed it in 2002.  It’s name comes from the nickname locals gave the original business, a bakery, from one of it’s staples.  Wonder what that staple was 😉

I decided to shoot this iconic sign from the middle of the street instead of from the often seen photo of the sign from across the street leading to the restaurant; happy traffic was very very light that day.  Almost everything was closed in preparation for the 4th of July parade a block away.

 

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The Strand Theatre

The Strand Theater is a movie theater located on  East Winter Street in downtown Delaware, Ohio.  Opened in 1916, it is the tenth longest operating movie theater in the United States.  Notice anything interesting about the marquee? I thought that was great…

 

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