Saturday, October 30, 2021

Pic(k) of the Week: (Almost) Halloween Guest

(Almost) Halloween guest

A spider —and her meals— at dusk. She may have been a week premature for a Halloween visit, but who's checking?

24 October 2021.


Saturday, October 16, 2021

Pic(k) of the Week: Morning on the Tennessee

Morning on the Tennessee

I was hiking the Tennessee Riverwalk, near the Veterans Memorial Bridge, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, when I turned around and this: mist rising over the Tennessee River in early morning light. I may have missed deeper fog only thirty-minutes earlier but, with this view, I didn't mind.

10 October 2021.


Saturday, October 09, 2021

Pic(k) of the Week: Field o'cattails

Field o'cattails (01)

Field o'cattails.
Riparian autumnal.

Autumn on the marshy edge of Echo Lake —a shallow, 18-acre pond— in DeKalb County, Georgia, USA. 23 September 2021.
Typha latifolia (broadleaf cattail, bulrush, common bulrush, common cattail, cat-o'-nine-tails, great reedmace, cooper's reed, cumbungi) is a perennial herbaceous plant in the genus Typha. It is found as a native plant species in North and South America, Europe, Eurasia, and Africa. T. latifolia is always found in or near water, growing mostly in freshwater but also in slightly brackish marshes.


Sunday, October 03, 2021

Pic(k) of the Week: Off-Ford-able cooperage

Off-Fording cooperage

Off-Ford-able cooperage.
Night kegs at the diner.

At night, outside the Universal Joint Bar & Grill, in Decatur (Oakhurst), Georgia, USA, on 1 October 2021.

I had pre-envisioned this shot as a black-and-white night street scene. But its teal-and-orange cinematic look —supplied in situ— made me reconsider. Then, again, the (maybe) American-southwest vibe of the monochrome version intrigued me as well. Here's that version:

Off-Fording kegs (b&w)