Boredom

“What do you like to photograph?” 90% of the time you will get an answer, “I shoot everything.” If you really like to take pictures, anything can be the subject.

Not an early riser. Not going anywhere. No aggressive pursuit, Just an easy and relaxed day.

It’s a lazy day.
Be Calm
Sleep Well

Sun-Bathed

A pleasant morning in the garden. It will be better if I can be there one hour early to use the softer light.

If I don’t come closer, I would never notice the beauty of uniformity in these tiny flowers.

It’s my favorite Rannunculs, a whole patch of them. I added some gradient to express what’s in my mind: the flowers are fully bathed in the sun.

It may have something to do with my youth experience in the music band. When I saw this flower, I thought about Saxophone. It’s kind of silly, but that is what came to my mind.  These 2mm tubes are so dainty, can you see the mystery hidden inside?

Spring

It has been a bit of wait for the winter to leave. Sooner when the Sun hits the earth, all things grow and I feel  overwhelmed with  the  colors.A short walk-around with my point and shoot, I found myself clicking my shutter without stopping. I always like the orange poppy. This purple version is my first sight.

Looks like cluster of grape from the distance, I love particularly the delicate petals viewing them closely.

 

Simple but Not

Red-wing Blackbirds are so common in the wildlife refuges. I usually don’t pay much attention to them.  But when they are there  in flocks and flying around. I felt I need to do something about it and this something can not be a ‘Just a blackbird’ shot.

First and an easy one, press the shutter when the bird sings.

Even better, when the bird flapped its red wings. It looks like a King-Kong in this pose.

And, it took off in that split second and I captured it ! Can be better if it was not cloudy, but hey, this is my first.

Inspired by Sports

Winter lingers. Spring is still soaked in the rain. It has been a long waiting for the flower buds to pop and the migrating birds to be back. So a non-sports fan went to an indoor  basketball game…

Almost  all  sports  are  surrounded a  ball,  the  player’s  target. When  we  have  a target,  we  can  better  focus  on  our  effort  and move  straight forward  to  reach  that  goal.  I am constantly chasing that ball in my life. So much to do and to learn, but I need to grab that ball.

The girl on the upper right is elected as the player of the year. She demonstrates a strong confidence and determination wherever she goes. I am from a culture which promotes humble virtue. It is exciting for me to witness what confidence can accomplish.

I like sports photography for the speed, the spontaneous body movement and  the ever-changing choreography besides the lines and the curves. On this note, that serves my interest in anything with an art form.

Have not written for a while, I did not expect to be inspired in something (a NCAA women’s basketball game) I am not really interested in.