It’s now been one week since my latest adventure with photographer Alistair Nicol of Coastal Insight, and the dozens of mosquito bites I endured that evening have finally disappeared. In hindsight, I should have packed better and included insect repellent in my kit, but this was a rather impromptu meet up, and I failed to bring a variety of items, including my filters. Lesson learned, and I now have a list of “Alistair” items that I will check off the […]
This strange machine was parked underneath the airplane I was on this week. Whatever the mechanics did allowed us to make forward progress to Florida. So, I guess it was all good! This is my first post using the WordPress app. How nice to be able to blog wherever I am, even without the computer!
I revisited my archives for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Sun. I posted a similar image last year of the Jefferson Memorial (in HDR), but I hadn’t realized at the time I had a frame that included a plane taking off from nearby Reagan National Airport. I edited this one in Adobe Lightroom 4 and found that it gave me some additional options from version 3. Although this has a slight hint of HDR, it’s just one image but […]
Even before I flew home from Chicago, I’d received a survey in my inbox from United asking me about my incoming flight from Washington. One of the questions went something like this: Do you still get excited when you fly? I immediately went to hit the no button but then paused. I wouldn’t describe feeling “excited,” but almost no matter where I go I do feel energized. I get on the airplane looking forward to an adventure, meeting new people […]
I rarely choose a window seat when I fly, but I have to admit that I enjoyed the view today on my flight from Washington to Chicago. After resigning myself to inside seat I was forced to take, I pulled out my trusty iPhone to keep my mind off the claustrophobic feeling of being penned in by my fellow travelers. It was a lovely day to fly, though, with smooth air and white puffy clouds decorating the sky. In my […]