Monochromia: Light Through the Window

My contribution to Monochromia this week

While photographing a political event, I was distracted by the light coming in through the window and the shadows it created.

Light

** Note!  I scheduled this post a week ago, and completely forgot.  After a week of hype and build up, I happily woke up to snow!  Photos later 🙂 **

It was such a pleasure to have a little time at home, to get the house in order, to take care of some business details, and to visit with a few friends.  As the day progressed, I couldn’t help but be distracted by the light.

Morning

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Midday

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Late Afternoon

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and Evening

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Thanks for your patience as I share the results of playing with the light.

Katydid

This may just be the first time that I’ve done a portrait of a Tettigoniidae, more commonly called a Katydid or a Bush Cricket 🙂

What can I say? It was all about the bokeh (at least I’m pretty sure that’s what it’s called. Your thoughts, Joe?)

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They are also known as long-horned grasshoppers, although they are more closely related to crickets.

It’s a Good Morning!

Saturday morning, the GOAs are waking, and it’s time for coffee and catch up.

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This is one of my favorite mornings of the year.

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Coffee – Companionship – Comfort

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Decades of Friendship, Warmth and Light

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Life. Is. Good.

Visiting the Twins!

My dear friend is grandmother to twins, a boy and a girl, and yes, I did capture a few really nice shots. Since I left it to the parents to share them, I thought I’d post these two photos (get it? two … one for each baby … ha!) from inside their very beautiful, almost century old home.

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The muted light was awesome, and I just wish I’d had a tripod to improve the outcome.

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You see what I saw though, right?

Neglected

Soon, very soon, I’ll get to those leaves.  They’ve been neglected, but at least this year I have an excuse! 🙂

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The shadows of the tree on the house caught my eye this morning,

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as did the layers of leaves.

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