Tuesday, June 13, 2006

A GLIMPSE OF MY TOWN TUESDAYS -- How to Spend a Sunday Morning



34 Comments:

Blogger micki said...

It was a beautiful Sunday morning at the park. As I’ve mentioned earlier, and I have still to verify, I believe this lake spans 45 acres. I was shooting ducks with the camera and noticed this event taking place right next to me. Casually I swung the camera over and focused on the fisherman. Swung back to the ducks and waited. When he put his leg up, I knew I had the shot. It was perfect with the cigarette hanging from his mouth. I had to reload after taking a boatload of duck and geese shots to get the last image posted here. (Well, the last one here. I took a couple others.) Right after I tripped the shutter for the last shot, a huge fish jumped out of the water right behind their boat. I hope they had a good catch that morning. After these shots, I finished the roll off on two families of Canada Geese. The young ones were too much fun.

How to Spend a Sunday Morning
Camera - Konica Minolta 70
Film - Kodak Max ISO 400
Shutter Speed - 1/180
Aperture Setting - f-5.6 Program Mode
Lens - Sigma 70-300mm zoom lens
Scanning Method - My scan from my cheap little hp officejet 5510v all-in-one copy/scanner/faxer/printer

How to Spend a Sunday Morning 2
Camera - Konica Minolta 70
Film - Kodak Max ISO 400
Shutter Speed - 1/500
Aperture Setting - f-5.6 Program Mode
Lens - Sigma 70-300mm zoom lens @ 300mm
Scanning Method - York Photo Labs’ scan of my negative (My cheap scanner couldn’t do it.)

How to Spend a Sunday Morning 3
Camera - Konica Minolta 70
Film - Kodak Max ISO 400
Shutter Speed - 1/180
Aperture Setting - f-6.7 Program Mode
Lens - Sigma 170-500mm lens @ 500mm
Scanning Method - My scan from my cheap little hp officejet 5510v all-in-one copy/scanner/faxer/printer

8:14 AM  
Anonymous aboutblank said...

How to spend a Monday morning and a Tuesday.....

aj

8:18 AM  
Blogger Chris Fry said...

Beautiful place to go fishing on a Sunday morning! Great shots Micki, particularly the first one. It speaks volumns.

8:36 AM  
Anonymous Gavin said...

Awh, I'd love to be there right now. It's looks amazing. Lovely shots.

8:47 AM  
Blogger Laurie said...

Ahhh...so serene and peaceful. What a lovely spot to spend some time.

8:52 AM  
Anonymous Anders said...

The first one is definitely the best here. Nice composition.

9:13 AM  
Blogger Yanik said...

Great Micki, especially like the last one..thats awesome, especially the reflections on the left..Keep it up..

9:33 AM  
Anonymous Otto K. said...

Now that brings back many memories of my childhood out on the river fishing with my dad and grandfather (whom everyone called Catfish). The first shot is particularly nice.

9:57 AM  
Blogger Don said...

An idyllic looking spot to fish. Nice series conveys the essence of a very nice morning. Right on!

10:19 AM  
Anonymous Christian said...

Nice fishing party. I hope you'll show us your ducks and geese shots

10:41 AM  
Anonymous aj said...

I really like the color and composition in the bottom photo. Very relaxing images.

11:24 AM  
Anonymous Marius Muscalu said...

nice shots ! last one is my favorite, i think...

12:18 PM  
Blogger Azhar said...

The 1st shot is especially fantastic, very good impace and loving your framing.
GREAT GREAT SHOT!

12:21 PM  
Anonymous AG said...

Idylic . . wonderful stillness in #3. Can hear the silence from here!

1:04 PM  
Anonymous Roger said...

Cool shots Micki. I was supposed to go fishing this past Sunday but I bailed and didn't go. I was too lazy.

2:09 PM  
Anonymous Still said...

That's the real life! Nice place to take a break...

4:48 PM  
Blogger Julian said...

Gramps on the boat (top one) look Norman Rockwellish

5:29 PM  
Anonymous deji77 said...

The last one is definitely my favourite. Lovely shot.

5:43 PM  
Blogger Dave MacIntyre said...

Gorgeous...one of my favourite past times captured!

7:52 PM  
Blogger Doris said...

I'm Jealous!

8:08 PM  
Anonymous outdoorexposure said...

i always want to do fishing...never have an experience before...this photos really make me want to go fishing..beautiful shots:-)))

8:13 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

I love the first shot. Looks like a great way to spend a sunday.

8:54 PM  
Blogger Naturegirl said...

What a peaceful place I am sure my natureboy would love to be in that boat! Can't wait to see the duck photos!!

11:01 PM  
Blogger Cool Daddio said...

Ahhhh. I want to be there right now. The bottom is my favorite. Lovely shots all three. Just finished a photomontage of fishing pics for my dad for Father's Day so I can identify with Otto's post.

11:13 PM  
Blogger Jill said...

Of, these people shots are fantastic. Nice captures on the expressions.

11:28 PM  
Anonymous jessica said...

i wanna go. altogether, my favorite is the last one, though i do like the close up in the first. every week you get me closer and closer to leaving the city;)

11:32 PM  
Anonymous Ricardo said...

The place is very beautiful, seems a tranquillity paradise.

2:26 AM  
Anonymous Emré said...

The first photograph tells a story, empty hook of the fishing pole, long ash of the cigarette after a long wait, the man's expression. Good focus and nice composition.

2:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fantastic series - great colors!

Abe

3:00 AM  
Anonymous tore said...

Ahhh, I'm relaxed just looking at these. How nice it must be to live in your town with its decided lack of dangerous marsupials.

5:00 AM  
Blogger frame of mind said...

I see that first shot and somehow it evokes that famous engraving of Socrates and his cup of hemlock - strange, I know.

The last image is so serene - the glassy lake surface and the pronounced reflection of foliage are just the icing on the cake!

7:05 AM  
Anonymous Suby said...

Too many shots to comments on.

nice series.

Suby

7:22 AM  
Anonymous Ashish Sidapara said...

Lovely series Micki. Like the relaxing nature, makes me want to go on a holiday.

1:11 PM  
Blogger Jasp said...

It's not Lake Placid is it ?!!!

2:16 PM  

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