Sunday, May 28, 2017

Week 21 - 2017 in Photographs

Day 141

I added a new camera to my equipment; the Nikon Coolpix S7000. No, I am not downsizing. My Nikon D7100 DSLR is still my favorite. I just saw, as I was nursing broken ribs, a need to have a pocket camera. Day 141 and 143 were taken with the Coolpix. After a week of playing around with it I was back to the DSLR.

Day 142

Day 143

 Things are beginning to green up adding some color to the previously wintry landscapes and requiring recording as I made my rounds of pet sitting and property checks. The advantage of my side jobs is that it gets me out and about when I might just want to close myself into my studio and shelter in place. But I also ventured out with walks with loyal dog, Magique.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Week 20 - 2017 in Photographs

Day 134
 Some weeks I do not have to go very far at all for great captures, especially in spring and summer when clouds move in and built over out mountains. The day without a cloud in the sky is a rare one this spring.

Day 135
Before the afternoon clouds moved in
 I love clouds. And on most days I can just stand on my deck and take pictures. I never leave the house without my camera because every ridge and mountain peak will create different clouds above them.

Day 136
Thunderhead building

Day 137
Noisy Sky

Day 138
Pastel Dawn

Day 139
Snow moving in

Day 140
Storm clouds breaking up

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Week 19 -- 2017 in Photographs

Day 127
 Red Winged Black Birds are a sign of spring here. But winter never gives way easily. This year it seemed more determined to stay with three days of snow. But the ice had melted on the lakes and the snow melted fast.

Day 128

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Week 18 - 2017 in photographs

Day 120
 Spring time in the Rockies. Last week of April and the weather is a changing. Day by day and sometimes hour by hour. We had the last snow storm on the last days of April. Hopefully the last snow which matters. It came close to two feet of snow in three days. It melted quickly into mud and puddles. Why us locals call April the Mud and Flood Season.

Day 121
 Being rather tired of the stuff I didn't take a lot of pictures of it. And those I took I sought a different view of it as in the above black and white.

Day 122
 Those days without snow seemed to promise spring was going to make it. Construction and remodeling season began in earnest.

Day 123

Day 124
 Daffs have always been my sign that spring will make it.

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