December Surfers

I was out this morning hoping to capture a sunrise with breaking clouds/fog, but it didn’t pan out the way I wanted.  As I was sitting at the wall in Narragansett, several surfers arrived to take on the morning waves.  I wish I had my GoPro or a water case for my big camera, I would have waded in.   It was too misty for the drone, otherwise I would have been there for a while.

Almost a dozen surfers were enjoying the relatively mild late-fall surf.

Daylight Savings – An Hour Gained of Morning Light

The night and darkness do not typically stop my cameras from hunting down shots, however, twilight has been a challenge as the day’s other responsibilities have prevented me from going out.

This morning was focused on aerial shots and practicing with some settings.  While I was playing a virtual Chuck Yeager with the drone, I also got some shots of different locations.

Enjoy.

Back to Beavertail Lighthouse….

It was odd to not see the Beavertail light not operating.  Just it’s small beacon.  We were hoping for it’s light-driven backdrop to do some shots, but we ended up playing around with my brother-in-law’s “pixie-stick”…..(that’s not a euphemism)…..

It’s been a while since working low-light and here a few from the night from both Beavertail and of the Newport Bridge.  Yes, these are dominant themes in my portfolio….but seriously, they are awesome subject areas to shoot.

Ocean State Soccer – Week 3 – Fall 2018

Three weeks in.  My favorite part is the final whistle and we get to leave.  I am mostly kidding, but today’s sun was strong and we didn’t prepare for the sun, thirst or general parenting other than showing up.

However, the soccer was fun to watch and the kids are becoming less terrible as the weeks go on!   I didn’t get as many of the other kids as I usually do because I tried to actually watch the game and help coach….like I’m supposed to be doing.

Enjoy…

Ocean State Soccer – Week 1 – Fall 2018

Running around with two kids playing on two different teams even when there are two parents available becomes a juggling act, especially when both games are at the same time.  Trying not to show favoritism and being as equally enthusiastic is also tough.  However, we survived Week 1.

To any parents of children shown, these are free…click on the image and save.  These images are good for web-use, not so great for printing!  (There is a nominal fee for print-quality images….if you’re my wife, there is a superfluous fee above and beyond the nominal fee).  Enjoy.

Macro Fun – Spiders Are Our Friends

My wife typically, in a hysterical fashion, sends me off on missions about the house to capture many-legged creatures that share our living space….especially spiders.

She has full knowledge that spiders help keep the population of other many-legged creatures at bay in our home, but she cares not…she wants them gone.  Not dead, just gone.  So, with a pint glass and paper, I spend much of my free time in our residential confines on sorties to rid our home of “unwanted” guests.

The little guy pictured below caught my interest and I wanted to show Marya that this wee one was quite cute and to worry less as only 8 of them, on average, crawl into our mouths annually while we sleep (according to an old adage.)

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