Catching lightning…

Tonight a storm came through; actually a few they were predicted to pack a lot of lightning.

They did.

This is my second attempt at catching lightning; I have to say compared to my first attempt this was most successful.

Unfortunately I had very limited battery power, it was getting late in the evening, someone was trying to get to sleep; how in the storm I don’t know and I had to shoot through a window.

However, I have to say I caught a lot of it, perfect it’s not but I am getting there…

The Forest through the trees

See the forest through the trees, is that the saying?

Sometimes we really can’t see what is there in front of us, it’s beauty is there, the wonder it provides, the light through the trees on the other side, yet we look away, we avoid, run, ignore and fear it; fear of failure or lack of strength?

See the forest through the trees, journey in to the forest, take a wrong turn and fail but find your way through, fight the demons in the deep dark forest, come through the other side look back on the beauty of the forest through the trees.

I want to touch it


I have so many versions of this shot , I was messing around in Photoshop.

As soon as I made this one I instantly wanted to touch it, feel the texture it created.

It makes me think of a song…Vincent (Starry Starry Night

Starry, starry night.
Paint your palette blue and grey,
Look out on a summer’s day,
With eyes that know the darkness in my soul.
Shadows on the hills,
Sketch the trees and the daffodils,
Catch the breeze and the winter chills,
In colors on the snowy linen land…

Dog Smiles

I had a different picture to post today but with the lack of sun and abudance of rain in this area I thought a good sunshiny picture might hit the spot.

Reilly loves the sun, takes after his mama, it’s like we are lizards.  We get our power from the sun’s rays.