May 062012

I didn’t do my homework very well… the goal was to take a photo of the full moon and a Saguaro Cactus. However, I chose Plomosa Road which is north on 95, forgetting that Saguaro thin out up there. This is an Iron Wood tree which has yet to blossom.

Aug 292010

ISO 80; f/5.7; .5s; 100mm; 3:53am (Canon SX10 on Tripod, Shutter Speed Priority)

I’m stretching a theme again. This is from other morning when we got up after the power outage.  As you can see it was full moon storm, how much more fancy can a storm get.  I’m just sorry that more pictures didn’t come out well.  I think I chose a shutter speed that was too slow for how much the clouds were blowing around. I debated about posting this.  As long as it is NOT viewed in its original size, it seems passable.

Jun 272010

ISO 80; F/5.7; 1/125; 100mm; 5:24am

The experiment using the snow setting on the moon failed.  I tried that last night with the same camera that I used to take the “darkness” RV photo.

The moon was still out this morning when we got up — I think that might mean we got up to early — so once again I was taking pics before I had my coffee. This was taken with the SX10… it’s what I hoped for, but still I never expected I get this much detail.  I plan to try in a few more nights/days when the moon has waned a bit.

Mar 312010

I have only the one theme left for the month of March!  I’ve struggled with this one because I am uncomfortable with the word “blessing” as it is not a word I commonly use as it usually has a religious connotation.  So I looked up the meaning of “blessing” to see if the photos I took last night couldn’t work for me in some way, and here it is — “Blessing: Something promoting or contributing to happiness, well-being…”

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