Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Friday, May 26, 2006
When the tide is going out on the Blue Fish River, an egret can often be seen waiting on this dock to have his supper. When the tide is low enough he is joined by many other egrets feeding in the low waters. I really love all the shades of green in this photo.
Wednesday, May 24, 2006
I remembered this photo of the sailboats with sailing season starting. We have a maritime school here in Duxbury. It's fun to see all the young sailors out in the bay in these boats. It's a picture I haven't yet been able to capture, but I did get the sailboats at rest.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Today is my sister's birthday, and I'm remembering a wonderful weekend we spent in Nantucket. All the hydrangeas were at their peak, and there were so many varieties and colors. We had a lot of fun photographing them and then taking some very nice bike rides.
This man was fly fishing at sunset when I spotted him through the under side of the Powder Point Bridge in Duxbury. I was on my way home and was surely glad I had my camera with me at that moment. I had to quickly park the car and run back to get this shot before it was too late.
Monday, May 15, 2006
Thursday, May 11, 2006
I didn't have to work today, and it was raining. I didn't go to the studio where all my pastels are, so I tried to watercolor again after about 3 years. I was never any good because I can't keep my hands out of the paint and end up making mud. But today, I decided to try it again. This is a painting of the photograph below. It's OK, not very good, but I had a good time painting it. I think I'll keep practicing and try to be patient while letting the paint dry, and maybe I'll get better. I really like the wet-on-wet technique. It's the negative painting that's so difficult for me.
Now I have to do something responsible like think about dinner.
I just had this film processed the other day and found this sequence. The "Winter Sunset" is the view from my kitchen window every evening.
One year a woman in town planted all of these daffodils along Harrison Street in memory of her mother. Now daffodils are sprouting up all over town. It's really pretty. Spring comes in on such a happy note!