Yes, it makes a really loud crash! This happened last night while I was reading in my bedroom, which is about 20 feet from where this big tree fell.
Today's post is in honour of my grand daughter, Abby. She is two years old today. And she likes cake.
The weather is cold and crappy: not a day to take my camera outside. So I'm posting the picture I took yesterday of a big, fat pigeon at the beach. I grant you, not the most interesting or technically impressive image I've posted, but I thought the "Linda Blair Exorcist" neck twisting thing it was doing was kinda cool - in a weird "check this out" sorta way. Yes, it's neck is twisted around to that it's head is facin
This is a photo of the Japanese Garden Exhibit at the Botanical Garden of NYC. Each section was arranged in a very meticulous way. There were numerous types of mums used in a multitude of sizes and colors. Most of were growing in stands or individual forms. The large white ones, which can be seen growing in a dome form in the back, were my favorites. The bloom
“When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery.” Maxim Gorley
I wonder if this guy finds his work a pleasure or a duty? I can see it could be pretty funny to interact with people and be completely anonymous. But I would think a little while in a red fur suit would be mighty uncomfortable.
I love the way the people walking by in the background don't even turn their heads at a six foot tall Elmo standing on the sidewalk. Gotta love New York City!
This is what the sky at Xanadu Beach looked like yesterday evening. I had to wait a little while to get this, but the colors were so worth the wait.
This is my first "street photography" post. This picture was taken in New York City. She was playing for an event at the NY Public Library.
I like the way that street photos can be taken in more of a voyeur approach, where your subject doesn't necessarily know you're taking pictures. This works well for my introverted personality. But there's also the option of engaging the subject, which can be very interesting. Either way, there are stories to be told in the images.
This is Prince. He's a very friendly potcake (mixed breed) and a recent amputee. Though I am happy to report that he's managing on three legs very well.