The Golden Days Begin With A Dental Checkup

It was a beautiful morning and if I hadn’t had a dentist appointment, it would have been a great day for a photo shoot. I didn’t want to go to the dentist anyhow and if it weren’t for all those reminders from the office on how overdue I am for a check up, I would have happily canceled and wiled the bight hours away in the woods and by the streams.

A tiny waterfall behind the leaves.

As it was, I had the presence of mind to toss the little Canon point and shoot into my rucksack. That’s why I bought it, so I wouldn’t be reduced to trying to use my cell phone. Do not tell me what great pictures I can get with my phone. I don’t care. My phone is not a camera. I have issues with taking pictures using non-camera-shaped objects.

A red barn in Mendon.

I found a long-lost waterfall, waving grasses, a great old red barn. A white farmhouse with a tilted white well. Some color on trees and vines. It’s just the beginning, but I’m hoping this will be a good one. A long autumn, a bright autumn. The last good time before winter closes in again.

All photos taken using the Canon PowerShot SX 260 HR, processed in Photoshop.

And I didn’t have a single cavity!



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6 replies

  1. I meant to ask you in your last post of the waterfalls if you had a picture of the red barn. And, her it is. . .great photo! Old buildings and barns have so much character and if only their walls could talk! LOL:>)

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  2. Beautiful. I love the red barn and mini waterfall.

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    • I could hear it, but it was hidden by foliage. I had to find it by following the sound. I didn’t quite do it justice but there was no way to get either a better angle, or just closer. Not one of those places it’s safe to go walking about. It is playful little stream.

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  3. I’m really looking forward to this Autumn. You’ve got a head start on what will come for us in about 3 weeks. There’s a fine line between our Fall color period & the start of our 8 month rainy season. We’ve had exceptionally beautiful, sunny days this Summer. It’s been in the mid-70s most of the past 3 months.

    There’s certainly nothing wrong with your Canon point & shoot. The camera is but a tool, you’re the photographer. I love your captures of your area & your home. I detest camera phones although some people insist on using them instead of real cameras. To me they’re just plain lazy. End of speech! Thanks for just being you.

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    • I have taken a picture on my phone probably 3 or 4 times over the years because it was the only thing I had that could capture an image, but it feels all wrong to me. Yeah, lazy, but mostly … wrong. Not a camera. I don’t care how many pixels it’s got. It’s still not a camera.

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