October 31, 2013 … in domestic captivity

For reasons already discussed I stayed at home yesterday.

That left me in desperate straits as I sought material for my daily photographic commitment. Perhaps the hedge outside the window might yield something if a suitable bait could be found.  After some hobbling about, I found a plastic dish that I wired into the hedge, then filled  them with birdseed.

Sparrows in the hedge

They’ll go wherever there is free food

Sadly, the persistent wind kept anything of interest away. and after many remotely triggered exposures, just three frames contained a bird. And all I had to show for it was a little group of house sparrows.

The landscapers next door

The broken fence was already there

Over the fence to the South, my neighbour’s landscapers were still at work almost five months after they started, and the sound of a truck arriving to deliver some topsoil offered some hope.  Photos were taken, but frankly none of them were “pictures”.

Begonias

Zooming in

My last effort was an attempt at some creative zooming with some bedding begonias in a pot.

Ho hum, perhaps tomorrow.

Advertisements

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.
This entry was posted in adversity, Birds, flowers, Normandale, Weather. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s