Shutter speed

Light is key to a good photograph. Get it right and you capture the perfect moment.

Which, don’t get me wrong, makes cracking images that people love to share. But personally, I love a challenge. I like a little bit of light, something still and a good 30 seconds on the shutter being open.

I enjoy that technical moment of adjusting every single piece of the camera, resting the camera on the table, crossing my fingers and hoping for the best…

Because then I feel overjoyed when I get results like this…

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Emotion: Grumbly

I am feeling… Hang on, what’s the scientific word for like I want to grumble? Grumbliticious?

The light out there shining in from the coast, rearward to my journey towards dark clouds holding precipitation that people are praying to deities to bestow upon them, forming beautiful golden light onto landscapes of Green grass and yellow bio fuels, the tide in on a river that would take me to the estuary with few meanders…

And I know there is a photo there. An opportunity to use a camera to obtain that image of snaking rail tracks through countryside of the peninsula on which I live…

But.

I have to go to work. So the photography enthusiast in me will have to remain subdued for another day, be consoled with cleaning my lens at lunch and greener than those fields in envy at the blessed individual who is out there today.