Happy Thanksgiving…

A Petaluma Moon…Moon Over Petaluma

The “copyright” is for the photo—not the Moon!

Happy Turkey Day!

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Garden Spiders…

…a subject that is a bit creepy to some. However, I found that they make interesting subjects and they are particularly hard to capture given the lighting.  The sun has to be at just the right angle and often the time available to make a photo is quite short.

To lessen the “shock” that a close-up of a spider may cause, I will first start with part of a spider web photographed one early morning. The images you see in the water droplets are from the house across the street…

OK, now you are ready to see the spider…

How about one more…?

Fountain Play

At the end of the last photography class it was suggested that we “focus” on something that we see regularly and attempt to capture it from a different perspective. The Village Shopping Center at Corte Madera, California, has several unique fountains with several water effects.  This is just one part of a larger fountain array…

Some of the water effects attract the naturally curious… 

She valiantly tried to capture the oscillating water bursts and managed not to get too wet.