The Lazy Photographer

 

My intentions are always good.

Every day I plan to walk on my lunch hour and perhaps take some photos, but every day I get lazy and simply eat at my desk instead:

At least I have a door I can shut while I read and eat.

Today is my day off.  When I took Puppy Cody out at 6 am, it was foggy, but the temperature was comfortable.  What a perfect morning to drive somewhere with my camera!

But I’m lazy.  And the fog dissipated.  And I didn’t feel like going anywhere that early.

So I sat down to eat breakfast.

And noticed the hollowed out tree next to my dining room window.  I knew there was a nest in that hole because I had seen birds going in and out.

Well, I’m not too lazy to open a window, and balance my zoom lens camera on the window frame.  Hope you enjoy these photos, ’cause my breakfast was cold by the time I got back to it:

Looking for Mom

Dinner Is Served!

Are You Talking to Me?

(And I sure hope my next-door neighbor didn’t see me pointing the camera out my window towards his house, and think I was trying to take weird pictures or something.  I’ll have to show him that nest next time I see him.)

Happy Friday, Folks.

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Somewhat Obscured, But Still There

 

 

Remember those who fight to keep her flying.

May all your Memorial Days be spent in peace.

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Not Taking Off Any Time Soon

 

Thank you, Flickr, for nothing.

Just when I thought my photographic career (such as it is) was about to take off, you made it impossible for me to post any photos to your site.  No FlickerFriday, no daily photos.  No explanation as to why your site is down – just a silly looking panda bear sitting on the screen with no text, descriptive or otherwise.

WTF?

The monthly black-and-white theme is “Line and Focal Point” and the month ends soon.  I struggled to find something to shoot that would fit into that theme, and finally discovered the office copier.  Yes!   Simple, recognizable, looks good in black-and-white, lots of lines, and the feeder is definitely a focal point.

I spent an inordinate amount of time taking pictures of that darn machine, while simultaneously hiding from my coworkers who would think it odd.  Really?  It’s spring – shouldn’t you be out taking flower pictures like everyone else?

No, I did that last week:

Looks a lot like the pussy willow buds photo I posted before, but this is the 2019 version.

Finally, I got what I figured was the best copier shot possible with the camera I had on hand (I was afraid to take my bigger, more expensive camera into the office).  I went home, downloaded to the computer and spent more excessive time editing with my truly basic software.  Not an easy task considering what I started with, but I liked the end result:

If this photo makes you cringe, you are an office worker.

So, then I go to upload to Flickr, and guess what?  The site is down “for maintenance.”  Ok, I can understand that, but it’s been days now and the site is still down, with no indication of when it might come back up.

I’m annoyed as heck.  My annual payment is due to Flickr next week.  Wanna guess if I’m going to make that payment?

Hope your week went better than mine.  TGIF.

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Beautiful but a Wee Bit Annoying

 

Puppy Cody had just finished her nightly business in the back yard, and I left hubby to bring her in while I went back to the house.  A few minutes later, hubby came in, exclaiming, “You just missed it!  There’s a huge orange moon out there.”

Say what?  An orange moon?

Well, I’m notorious for never having my camera at the right time and missing too many unique shots.  By gummy, this time I was going to get that photo!

So, I ran  out with camera in hand.

In my indoor shoes.

Forgetting that it’s been raining for weeks, and the back yard is a swamp.

My indoor shoes have now become outdoor shoes.

Good thing I just bought several more pair (hey, I learned long ago – if the shoe fits, buy several pairs in different colors).

But at least I got the photo:

Hope my misadventure has brought some joy to you.  It was fun, despite the mud.

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