September 26, 2013 … into every life …

Unlike today, which was beautiful, yesterday was rotten.

Rain was the pattern for most of the day, and was certainly already quite entrenched as I set out.

A moist view to the East across the Hutt Valley

Looking across the ivy-covered fence to the city below

Lunch in town with some of my former colleagues was all very nice, but the rain was very heavy. Since I arrived near the lunch venue ahead of schedule, I was able to play around with some rain shots. The wipers in the car were off. so this is the immediate view from my driver’s seat.

No point in wasting time while waiting for lunch

Every picture teaches something

Depth of field is an interesting concept and by throwing the focus further out, the camera can no longer “see” the rain on the window except as a film of moisture that dulls the view up Abel Smith Street.

No point in wasting time while waiting for lunch

Eastward along Abel Smith St, towards Taranaki St.

I simply ran out of time to write more today, and am just back from a dinner in which several of us celebrated a thousand (1,000) days of taking at least one photograph every day. Very pleasant indeed. Photographers, at least the ones I know, are very nice people.

See you tomorrow.

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About wysiwygpurple

Retirement suits me well. I spend much of my time out making pictures, or at home organizing and refining my pictures. This blog provides me with a platform from which I can indulge my passion for improving my photography and at the same time analyze my thoughts about what I have seen, where I have been and what is happening in my life. My images set out to be honest, but that does not mean I have not adjusted them. I use software to display what I saw though the viewfinder to best advantage. My preference is for landscape and nature, and is mostly centred around my hometown of Wellington, New Zealand.
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