Shadow on a Lily Pad

My confidence level rises when my camera is on a tripod–the shot will be in focus. So there I was at water’s edge with thousands of lily pads before me. The next obstacle after focus and framing was lighting. A large bush behind me was casting a shadow on the first row of lily pads. The flowers are beautiful but the pads and their veins are equally impressive. The shadow appeared to be in the shape of a tiger’s mouth, or better yet, a monster from a grade-B movie. Regardless, I clicked.

Published by 67steffen

My labels: grandfather, father, veteran, writer, poet, photographer and dreamer in pursuit of the meaning of life. Getting close, although I'm running out of time--probably why I'm so close.

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