Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Bring on the holidays

That time of the year once again getting near! The days are shorter, the temperatures are dropping and the end of the year deals are just around the corner! Ohhh and of course it couldn't possible be the holiday season without... Decorated coffee cups!!!

Holidays time

The cups and the seasonal flavors have been available since November the 2nd and I'm late in blogging about this mostly because I haven't had the need for a nice coffee fix until I decided to start taking sunrise pictures again =).. and somehow, in my caffeinated-sleep deprived state I looked at the cups and they seemed to be very appealing and just inviting me to take a pic and share it with the world =)

The harvest of the sunrise session? Well, I think it went very well considering I had a small window of time for shooting: 2 hrs travel time for aprox 30 mins of shooting (I had to travel 1 hr each way and afterwards I had to run to the office so) but I had a great time and at the end of the day, that's what matters.

My favorite pic of the day? A closeup I took at a shell with my macro lens. It's the first time I use my macro in the field (not to mention the first time I decided to change lenses right there on the beach). I usually find myself trying to take in the big picture with either wide angle or some far detail with a telephoto but... this opened a new world to me =)

Captiva-ting shells

So now I know that, while it's important to think in the big picture and being able to look far into the horizon... it can be just as good to pay attention to the little details that are around you =)

'Till next time,

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Water flow

Since last week, we've been experiencing water pressure issues on my apartment complex. They told us it was an issue with one of the pipes, but that it should be fixed soon. On Wednesday, we got a notice that they would be cutting the water entirely for a few hours to fix the issue and then it should be back to normal.

On Thursday I happend to wander a bit while checking the mail, and I thought to look down from the second level of the parking lot, and this is what I found:

Obviously, when I got home Thursday, there was a notice that the water would be out on Friday too to fix the issue.

I haven't had a chance to go see if the leak has been fixed, or if the ground has been covered back to normal. All I know is that, right now, water pressure is back to normal and I have water so... anything else is just.. petty details... although, I took the chance to snap some pics from the site and the gear the plumbers left behind =)

It's nice to know I can still have interesting pic opportunities... even from home.

'Till next time,