The problem with going out and getting the opportunity to get some nice photos is that once one is at home all day, there isn’t always such a great opportunity to get some new and exciting subjects! Thus, the dilemma today.
Michelle and I were outside this morning playing with Murphy. Murphy was playing with his little “splash ball” and photographing him was akin to catching a greased pig! Good grief….he just would not settle down. Every time I had him in focus…..zzzzzzzzzzzooooooooooooommmmmmmmmmm!
Yup. The only halfway decent photos of the laddie were when he was STILL.
Later this morning, I saw another butterfly…I grabbed the camera and went outside. As soon as I came anywhere near the Butterfly Bush, the thing took off! A real day of challenges! I went and sat up on the porch until the little bugger returned. I had to take my photos from the porch. I tried once again to take pictures from the ground, but this little White Admiral was a jitterbug!
I did discover a really cool fact about these butterflies today! I never realized that their closed wings are nearly as pretty as when they are open!
And that’s it! Tomorrow, I am supposed to receive my birthday present from Mark. He had wanted to buy me a new camera bag for over a year but I wasn’t sure what I wanted, exactly. We looked online and I think we found a cool bag. And speaking of bags! As I was walking along today, the strap of my little purse broke! Tomorrow, I am shopping for a new little purse!
For the record, we were out today, riding in the Explorer when the earthquake rumbled. None of us felt it.