Springtime down here is
—right now but still pretty darn chilly in the park. So be warned, I love making everyone’s day a little more surreal whenever I can … especially when meeting The Challenge. I hope.
So? He’s a local yokel and the closer I got the bigger he got. Patient little guy, I ended up almost about to push him off the leaf but he stood there like a good one. That particular shot didn’t turn out so I moved on; I swear I heard a buggy sigh of relief …
Don’t spend too long on this image.
It wasn’t intended to be anything special—I was hoping to home in for a closer shot but as always something disrupted the best laid spontaneous plans of ol’ Argus, namely—
—this little guy.
Don’t growl, whatever else is in focus baby ducks never are. They are born out of focus, dammit—must be something to do with all the fuzz; honestly it’d get any photographer down or is it just a local
phenomano phenomomo quirk of location?
As for the ship—she’ll beat up for more, by thunder!*
* Totally irrelevant quote from RLS (Treasure Island) but I couldn’t resist …