When your subject absolutely will not sit still for a nanosecond, fire off the shot through the dirty window anyway. Find the Colored Pencil gadget in Photoshop and turn yourself into an Artist! Sometimes it turns out more pleasing than the photograph would have been. :o)
She was picking up little bits of spilled Doritos off the fishing platform. Came closer and closer and decided to sample my shoes. Having your toes nibbled by duck is a weird feeling. I would have loved a picture, but I had the telephoto lens on the camera and I am not tall enough to get within focal length of my feet.
95 feet long! It was created by my wonderful young Art teacher friend and a gifted student artist that she is mentoring. The most remarkable thing about it (besides being 95 FEET LONG) is the fact that they accomplished it in 2 weeks, working on their hands and knees on the floor of a busy active classroom. This is Main Street Square, Rapid City. Public art to beautify the chiller unit that provides ice for the outdoor skating rink.
Out with the camera, looking for something of interest in the season of "everything is brown".
The milkweed pod had let fly its silky seeds, so I loaned it my Navajo silver bracelet to wear for a few moments. The pictographs by the Ancient Ones represented on the bracelet are things like protection, perseverance and the creative spirit. Rock art fascinates me.