Daily Archives: June 22, 2012
After a year and a half of including a ‘pic of the week’ at the end of my weekly training summary, I’ve decided to let it stand as a post of its own. I’m also implementing a rule that the Friday Foto needs to have been taken sometime in the last week. No recycling. I am doing this to keep me engaged in building my photography skills, and to make me work harder to get fresh shots. Click here to see my previous Friday Foto posts.
I was driving home late one night last week when I spotted an intense storm going on to the east of where I live. I had all of my camera gear in the car, so I decided to take a detour into Chatfield State Park and see if I could get some shots from up on the dam looking over the city. I was up there for a little while when a park ranger drove by and asked me to leave. Apparently the only allowed activities after 10pm are fishing and boating. Bah.
I packed up and headed towards home, but the storm seemed to be getting more active so I set up in another location about a half mile from my house looking over my daughter’s elementary school. It ended up being a more interesting setup than Chatfield, anyway. I stayed there for about half an hour capturing some awesome cloud-to-cloud lightning activity in the distance.