Some pictures of birds common in the Puget Sound area.
For Wordless Wednesday
Time and tide wait for no man…or woman.
Last Sunday night the crescent moon and Venus were in dramatic sync.
I was trying to be in that beautiful time, so I didn’t fire up my computer to learn how to use the timer setting on my new camera so I could take a picture without camera shake. “No problem,” I naively thought; I would look up the directions and have a second go at a really clear shot on Monday.
The shot is pretty clear, you can see the star and, if you look closely, a small trail of starlight on the water…but the alignment was gone. The moon and star march to different drummers. Time had moved on.
Walking the dogs yesterday evening, the sunset was our signal to call it a day and head for home.
On this morning’s walk the snowy tops of the Olympics were visible above the clouds.
A somewhat different take for Cee’s Which Way Challenge this week. Last Friday I froze myself watching and taking pictures of a unique ship passing along the seaway of Puget Sound. This is a set of new cranes heading for the Port of Tacoma on a specially modified ship.
These cranes are very large, for unloading the new Panamax container ships. You can get a sense of how big they are as they pass by the Alki lighthouse and the ferries.