Wednesday, September 1, 2010

(Day 244) Under my nose

I was playing with my grandson early this evening - he's almost 8 months old and is crawling. sort of. He gets up on all fours and launches himself forward, and repeats - fairly quickly now. But I was carrying him around, showing him neat things, like this old cow-bell-like thing hanging in the front hall that makes a lot of noise, the colourful fish in the aquarium, the cuckoo clock ...

And as I was walking past the front door, I noticed a pattern in the glass that caught my eye. I've probably seen it a thousand times before but hadn't really seen it, or perhaps the light was different this time. At any rate, I knew what my subject for today was going to be.

Note: I will likely be unable to post or visit any of your sites for the next few weeks. I will continue to shoot every day of course but access to the internet may be very limited or non-existent. If I don't have access, I will catch up with posting and visits when I return.

(70-200mm  f20  20 sec  ISO200)

21 comments:

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

I hope everyone takes the time to enlarge this one,it is so pretty.
Blessings,Ruth

Scott said...

Few weeks huh??? I may have Rick withdrawals, but I hope that where you are going is fun and you have a great time and get some great photos. I'll look forward to your posts as always.

Carolyn Ford said...

Will miss your posts! And, this wonderful glass is something special when enlarged! Wow!

Lisa RedWillow said...

Stunning light. I would be in withdrawl and tears with no internet.
Im not sure how you do it but then
you have little man at a very cute age to keep you busy so never mind any of us.
Have a great time.

darlin said...

That's so cute your grandson is crawling... sort of. Grandchildren are such a blessing

Another beautiful photo, it's so interesting and quite different from your other posts, I like it... they say a change is as good as a rest! :-)

I'm with everyone else, I'll miss your comments and your posts but will be looking forward to your posts when you return. Hopefully I'll have time to view and comment, I also may have to take a hiatus with university quickly approaching. I'll play it by ear and see how my time factor is.

Enjoy what it is you are up to and take care!

CarreraCaballo said...

Nice photo, cool blue . . .

I remember playing with a crawling cousin of mine . . . :-)

Have fun, and see you in a few weeks :-)

Greetz,

Joseph

becky said...

It's great to see things anew that we ordinarily may have missed. Love the repeating patterns. 2 weeks away from it all.... sounds lovely. Have a wonderful time!

imac said...

Super find Rick.

marty said...

c'est une très jolie photo, les couleurs sont
belles ! tu passes du temps avec ton petit-fils ! c'est super ! je te souhaite de belles journées ! tu vas beaucoup me manquer !
bisous et à très bientôt

jasmin said...

love and best wishes in the distance, blue is my color, somehow I think it goes well with you? I wish you well and look forward to something to listen to, beautiful little children are the joys and children so happy ... Love Jasmin

Costea Andrea Mihai said...

very well speculated the light and color!! regards

Hope said...

its amazing what we find when the light hits it just right.. beautiful capture and really like the way the light shine giving the colors such depth. enjoy the little one while or if your gone for a hopefully short time. I know what its like being with out the internet..was for awhile this summer.. but there is a beautiful solitude in it as well.. will look forward to seeing what you have captured when you can.. until then take care..
~Hope

Photog Ave said...

Very cool Rick!!

Don't you love it when you finally take time to smell the roses and find something that you use/see everday and realize how pretty it is!?

['ô ] Avery

S. Etole said...

Great color and frosted effect ... will miss your posts.

Here I Am/Carrie said...

Amazing those things of beauty that can be right in front of our eye and just takes that special moment to see it. I for one have a couple days of full internet access. No hubby around to have to share the computer with. Just hope my provider doesn't shut me down as often happens cause I use way more then I pay for. Well at least I can catch up on some of your older posts.

Katherine said...

I can see how this glass mosaic made you pause, the colours are so pretty & well worth a photo. I hope that wherever you are going & doing that you have a wonderful time. I know one thing for certain, you will be taking your camera and walking around with eyes wide open. We can all look forward to seeing some fantastic captures when you return once more. Have fun Rick!

joey said...

Good subject, Rick. I enjoy shooting beveled/stained glass. My 2 grandsons (2nd/3rd grade) are playing football (3rd grader - first year in pads and my son is head coach). Another little football player on the way in Dec :) Catch you later!

Roberto M. Alves said...

Beautiful detail. My compliments for the blog and the photo.

Greetings

Janell said...

Beautiful. Funny what we overlook at times especially right under our nose(s).

Photog Ave said...

Rick,

Just wanted to let you know, I'm missing your photos and posts!
Oh, and all of your comments ; )

['ô ] Avery

Rick said...

@everyone - phew ! I've been trying to catch up to all the comments and visiting many of you - a tall order. I did read all your comments when I got a quick chance in Rhodes - I really appreciated that - thank you !