crop happens…

Boredom Buster (1)

The power company shut off the electricity for about two and a half hours on Wednesday so they could do some work in our neighborhood. Of course it went out right in the middle of my shower… and the bad thing about having a tank-less water heater, after the hot water is out of the pipes, all you get is cold!!! I could stand it just long enough to rinse most of the conditioner out of my hair. Brr!!!

Anyway, the power didn’t come right back on like I was hoping, so I had to find things to do…. caught up on my reading first (Made it all the way to December 2007 with my Popular Photography magazine) and then decided to get out the camera and turn on the kitchen faucet.  I put a serious dent in the shutter life of my camera! These drop shots are NOT easy!! I only ended up with a handful of OK ones out of the hundreds I took, and I liked this one best. Focus is the hardest part, and I’ve come up with a plan for next time: use the tripod and my remote!


4 responses

  1. doreen3boys

    Isn’t it funny how different life is w/o electric? I got chills just reading about the cold shower, there’s not much worse than that!! Very cool pic!

    28. March, 2008 at 07:24

  2. The worst thing about not having electricity is not being able to get on the computer!! LOL

    28. March, 2008 at 07:36

  3. dalia

    LOL…yes the computer would be the worst!!!
    awesome pic M!!!

    28. March, 2008 at 10:55

  4. photographybycheryl

    brr….to the cold shower..but at least you caught up on some reading. I thin this pic is fantastic so something else good came from it!

    28. March, 2008 at 19:05

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