Sunday, October 29, 2017

View from our dock.

Our dock on the Intra Coastal Waterway.

A perfect calm morning.

Garden vines, Roscoe


This house has a very small lot, with a possibility of nice neighborhood views. This fence encloses the property and is 6 feet (2 meters) tall. Must be a claustrophobic yard.


The giant, multi-neighborhood development across the Intra Coastal Waterway from us keeps growing bigger. Two years ago this was scrub pine woodland.

Salt shaker, PVIC

Blue chair, PVIC

This chair keeps showing up in different places, disappearing, then reappearing. I'm keeping track of it.

Hose reel, sunrise,PVIC

Blue chair, price

Natural mates, Atlantic Beach

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Near Home Depot, Jacksonville Beach


A stack of chaises.

Ponte Vedra Inn and Club (PVIC), sunrise

Pool rail at sunrise, PVIC

Hummingbird magnet, Roscoe

This will be of interest to people who read TOP with Michael Johnston. About two months ago he had a history of the Pentax 50mm f/1.4 lens. He allowed as how it was commissioned to compete with the best Zeiss lens of the day and succeeded beyond expectations. I found one on eBay for $49.00 and ordered it and an adaptor so I could use it on my micro 4/3 cameras.  It becomes the equivalent of a 100mm lens. It is beautiful. As Mike suggested, it evokes the look of color in those days (I'm thinking the 70s and 80s) and is still more than acceptably sharp. I have devoted an old Olympus E-M5 to holding it. The bush is called a Firecracker shrub. Very invasive.

For surprises here:-))

First autumnal hibiscus.


Hazy day, 80f (26.7C), Holga lens, low sun.

PVIC fence

Selfie, Roscoe

Monstera leaf II, garden, Roscoe

This was taken with my Holga lens. It bends and smears colts in a way I love.

Monstera leaf, Garden, Roscoe


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