Tuesday, January 13, 2015

New Camera

I got my new Nikon D5200 camera yesterday.  It is going to be a learning process as to how to use it.  I also got a telephoto lens with it that should make it a lot easier to take the bird pictures as well as many other shots.  The following three pictures were taken with the standard lens and are the first three that I have taken.

This is the very first picture I took.  It is a picture hanging on the wall behind the kitchen table.

This is the second picture I took.  Pat is looking good, but didn't want me to publish her picture.

This is the view we have out the back side of the house.  The big white mansion in the center is probably about a mile away as the crow flies.  Using the telephoto lens should bring it in a lot closer.

That's the show for now.  I am sure there will be a lot more pictures in the future.


Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Payback is Hell!

This is a much more common occurrence than the previous post.  I couldn't pass up showing the red slippers his mother made for him too.

I think we're done with our sleepy shots now.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Hard Day

Pat and I played a round of golf today for the first time since last July.  It was a very nice day for golf and it was a fun round.  We both had some good holes and some not so good.  We had fun on all of them.  Pat will probably kill me for doing this, but she has been napping now for over a half hour and I couldn't resist.  It is a good picture.  We were both tired when we got home.  We had our supper and sat down to watch the news.  I had my short nap and woke up to find Pat sleeping on the other end of the couch.  We will both sleep well tonight.

No caption needed.


Thursday, January 1, 2015

Snow Storm Pictures

We had a small snow storm yesterday, New Year's Eve, and the following are pictures of the birds and the neighbors Orange tree at the height of the storm.  All of the snow is melted and gone today and we have had bright sunshine most of the day.  Suppose to be in the 60's by the weekend.  I can handle that.

The bird feeder was very busy most of the day with birds waiting in line to get to the goodies.

House Finch that was on the patio out of the weather.

These Doves were on the ground below the feeder picking up what the birds knock off the tray.

Neighbors Orange tree pretty well coated with snow.  Ready made ice cold Orange juice.

Hummingbird manage to find an open hole to eat from.  Most of them were iced up.

This female House Finch found herself a nice spot inside the covered patio and stayed there for a long time.  You can see the temperature was only around 34 at the time.