Tagged S: Swan Pond

I love Tchaikovsky’s ballet, Swan Lake. Beautiful music, beautiful costumes, and exquisite dancing. Here is my version, Swan Pond. It has a nice ring, don’t you think – although it will be without dancing and music. Feel free to make your own music. You can hum out loud, I won’t mind. Rest assured the costumes are authentic and so is the pond. You […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

We had a lot of fun looking up just before we left our home in Florida. There is a big ficus (a member of the banyan family) tree in front of screened lanai. I get great joy lying on the couch and looking up into its branches. This year was especially fun because the tree was given a MAJOR pruning to control root growth […]

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Learning thru my Lens

Patience – not one of my virtues. Way back in 1981 I rewarded myself by buying a picture of a bird sitting on a nest – the title was Patience. I bought it because I was in my late 30’s, just finished graduate school, wanting to be established in my career, and feeling very impatient. I’m still working on patience. […]

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Great Blue Heron

When I was at the Venice Rookery, the attention of the photographer with the big lens was on a nest of Great Blue Herons. There was good reason. There was a lot of noise and action on this particular nest. The heron were stretching their necks up high… And there was a lot of flapping of wings. My thought at […]

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