So I've been busier than a one legged guy in a butt kicking contest (No offence Lance) lately and just havent had much time to play with the camera.
I've been taking alot of photos, but more event coverage of the local nightlife scene for Facebook type of shots and that's fun, but if you love photography, it doesnt seem to satisfy the hunger.
My wife left me alone today while she went down to West Palm Beach to get a new tooth...Long Story, you'll have to read our blogs to hear about that...and after I got my chores done, I noticed a storm building up out over the Gulf of Mexico.
I grabbed the camera, threw it in the saddle bag of the motorcycle and went out riding by myself to see what I could get.
I wasnt a block from our place when I snagged this shot.
Then in our little town of Cedar Key, I thought this was an interesting contrast. This little cabin is from the early 1900's and is just left from a few Hurricane's that got the best of it. The pier you see behind it is a FEMA montrosity that was built after the old, wooden pier was ripped out in a Hurricane. I liked how the two are so drastically different
Then as I was working on these photos. I thought I heard something strange outside, and I looked out the window to see the sky lighting up like some kid was playing with the light switch.
Those big clouds had moved in closer to shore and were throwing lightining bolts all over the sky. I threw a 17mm lens on the 5D body and mounted it on a tripod. I ran out to the end of our dock looking back at the little RV Campground and just left the shutter open for awhile
I wanted to stay out there longer and just play, but these clouds brought in some nasty winds and rain, which brought me back inside. But it was fun while it lasted.
It felt good to be back behind the camera, and even though my legs look like they have Chicken Pox from standing outside while getting chewed by Florida Mosquitoes...i.e. the size of small bats, it was way worth it!