Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Every Little Thing is Gonna Be Alright

Yesterday was one of those days. 
You know them, 
when everything seems wrong and nothing seems right. 



I could tell you all about those things that upset me.
But really, when I put things in perspective.
I am very blessed.



So yesterday, I went in search of something to cheer me.
And these little birdies did the trick.



'Mommy, I don't like that kind of bug!' 

These are barn swallows and they nest in colonies.
There were about a dozen nests here
so there was plenty of action to observe.



"When's dinner? We're hungry."



"Don't mess with my babies lady." 

And after watching the birds for a while,
I went to Cardinal Camera in Lansdale, PA and bought a couple of filters.
While I was there,
they let me play with the Canon 5D Mark III
and a sweet lens.

It was wonderful!
Like heaven in my hands.
Too bad I couldn't bring it all home with me.


6 comments:

  1. as I rarely get into barns, I've never seen these birds....I love their colors and little rubber lips....great shots....

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  2. Oh these are so precious. That shot of just the mouths! Love it.

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  3. Like your bird pictures, Rebecca. You got some really nice ones of them.

    Shopping is said to be good therapy ladies who are down a bit. It helps to buy something so I am glad you found the filters.

    Like you, I'd like to update my camera. My little Sony has problems with its four-way circular switch like the other one did. It only has taken about 8,000 plus or minus pictures. Not nearly even half of the times I take pictures do I use this switch.

    So I hold it in position with Scotch tape. And drool over a new SLR camera.

    Happy MidWeek Blues,
    ..

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  4. Sweet photos can certainly overcome a crappy day. You hit the jackpot!

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  5. Making eye contact with my camera's viewfinder is always the key to getting my world back into its proper perspective. I am sorry for your crappy day but the good Lord always has a plan for good, even in the darkest times....like capturing these birds for you to share. You are a truly remarkable photographer with an eye that is unique and pure. These are a beautiful reminder of how we are all blessed. Hope today goes better...but if not...grab that camera...and run!!!

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  6. Wonderful photos of the birds. What fun to watch them grow and change. Hope all is better now. Mickie :)

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