This is not Texas, Arizona, or the west at all. This photograph changes any preconceived notions about New England. There is the steer horns/skull, Winchester gun logo, and the stable sign itself. Not what I would have expected.
The main star is the resident stable cat. I see him most every time we walk the river. Never close, this is a stable cat and people are to be avoided.
When I found him warming himself on the truck, not running away, I took the opportunity to get a few quick photos.
This proves to me, once again, you just never know what photo opportunities will come along.
While out last week I spotted a small flock of Mallards in the back part of a small lake. They were in an area that was not easy to get near and they probably felt safe. They looked to be bedding down.
I knew they photographs would not be award winners but the fading light gave everything a nice glow. Some ducks and a golden glow on the reeds made for a pleasant picture.
Early this week I published a single photograph of the full moon rising. The shot was 1 out of around 150, which is typical for me.
I did take a series as the moon slowly rose in the sky. Done at a slow speed and with a tripod I changed some of the settings as time went on. I did this first to get a little better light and also because it gets pretty boring standing there, waiting, and pushing a remote switch.
The following are a few that I liked but did not publish earlier. Each with a little different light and angle.
In this next I discovered faint stars beginning to shine when I processed it.
Wide F stops of 1.8 and 2.2 were used to get as much light at a fast speed.
Now that it’s getting colder these will probably be the last night shots for awhile.