Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Peonies and the Mill

When I was out pedaling my bike on Monday morning, I spotted peonies in the park with the old MacArthur Mill behind. I resolved to return with camera and tripod. As it turned out, I remembered both but forgot the little thingamabobie that connects the camera to the tripod.

Without going into the whys and wherefores (for a change -- just to spare dear reader), pulling off the shot was problematic. But here are two results. The golden light of the westering sun was hitting the building, while most of the rest was in shade.




I took two other shots while I was there all the while under attack by voracious mosquitoes. The reflections were awesome that night, and I like this view of townhall framed by the trees.



I also took another of the [former] mill with the dam in the middle of the frame.



8 comments:

Tabor said...

Nicely done. I have pulled off many a photo without the cumbersome tripod...at least I think I pulled it off.

Marie Smith said...

My favourite is the third but they are all great. Peonies here are in tiny buds now.

Linda Kay said...

Great pictures, and I love, love the peonies. Can almost smell them!

Mage said...

I don't have a tripod. Perhaps that's why everything is fuzzy. You live near such beauty....Thank you for sharing it with us.

Silver Willow said...

You DID get some great shots there. Of course! Hope you are no worse the wear for the mosquitoes, though! Do you have West Nile there?

Joanne Noragon said...

Great photos, and I don't like peonies.

Doris Potter said...

The third shot in particular is stunning!

Jenn Jilks said...

Tripod or not, the peony make a lovely focus!