I haven’t put up a new post in a few days, and I’m thinking that will likely be the case for me now that school has begun. The girls went back last week, and I went back to work, and dance starts up next week – all of which makes for more running around, and less picture-taking time. I’m still planning to shoot as much as I can, but the posts may not come as often. We’ll see, I guess. I found a few pictures today with subjects I’ve used already this summer, but something about them seemed to have that “summer is fading away” feeling, which is the way that I am feeling today.
Zinnia in late afternoon sun
The dragonfly, stopping by.. I liked the way this one was lit and the leaf “bokeh” in the background.
I loved the curl of the tongue in this revisit of the hummingbird moth. I remembered to push up the shutter speed this time (1/1000) to get some stop action. It was bright afternoon light, so I was able to keep a small aperture (5.6) to go with my now “famous” aperture mantra.
The color of this little dahlia struck me one afternoon. Many of my purchased annuals surprised me this summer with colors I didn’t expect. I assumed it was going to be yellow when I saw the bud, but then I noticed the tinge of pink around the edges, almost like it had a late summer sunburn, to remind it of a lovely day in the sun.
That’s my short, late-night post for today. I had another planned for you but Flickr or my internet connection was acting up earlier this evening, so it wasn’t to be.