Not too long ago I was out in the middle of a field (looking for a lost rocket if you must know) when I remembered to remember what’s important, that is look around.
I grabbed my camera (yes, my iPhone) and snapped a shot of the flowers at my feet.
I’ve been dabbling in model rocketry recently and a good friend recommended a set of books on the topic. Now I have nothing against books, and learning is always valuable, but I’ve always valued getting out and doing something over just sitting around and reading about it.
So I drafted a somewhat flippant response:
I like the book “Making Fire Happen” by, me.
It’s a small book, one page, one sentence: “Get out and make fire happen.”
But in re-reading it, it still sounds pretty good.
I chose “fire” because of the reference to rocketry of course, but it’s implications work almost anywhere you’re looking to create heat, light or intensity (with perhaps some risks attached).
If you’re a fan of the old warbirds, living near an airport has it’s perks. I shot this of Julie Clark as she passed overhead. I deliberately panned on her hoping she’d pass directly across the sun, but she didn’t quite. Lots of flare in in the 80-200, but not so much as to ruin the shot.
Winter has always been my favorite season and even though this summer has been a relatively cool one, I like to think we’ll have some relief soon…
Spring has sprung, finally.
Well, this is the longest dry-spell ever on this blog. Don’t feel bad, I rarely update Twitter these days either.
Fear not, I’m not dead.
I do get out an shoot on occasion, often throwing back to actual film with my trusty Leica M3, so I’ll try to post more photos and their stories here.
Oh and maybe a few rants on the state of the newspaper industry….
Ok, there’s been another flurry of updates to SacTraffic.org that bring about a number of major changes behind the scenes. No wait, “changes” is too weak a word, “total freakin’ rewrite” would be more appropriate here.
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