My favorite photos of 2014
Arranged in no particular order,1 are my seventeen2 favorite photos I made in 2014. In fact, they are arranged in random order. Refresh the page to see another order. Have fun! Do it again and again. ;-) Last year, I was able to limit myself to my 10 favorite photos. This year, I couldn’t make…
A chill in the air decreases the spacing between the birds on the wire. Nearly a month ago, when the weather was warmer, fewer birds were more widely spaced. Am I the only one reminded of aphids?
While driving last week, I noticed something strange: a row of power poles had their transmission lines suspended from large pulleys. I’d not seen that before. The power poles are only a short detour from my typical lunchtime bike ride so I went to investigate earlier this week. One of the workers said they are…
This pole presides over a busy intersection. As I stood in the field by the pole, snapping pictures of the pole’s ID plate and then up at its hardware, I wondered what the people sitting in their cars were thinking. How long before I have to explain to a police officer that I think power…
Can you hear me now?
No wires on this pole.
An avian aria on a tightwire.
Power poles on Cornell Road
On my bike ride today, the power poles called to me, “Take my picture.” With the clear blue sky for a background, how could I say no?
Lunchtime Diversion, Part I
I’m not entirely thrilled with this picture, but I do find the subject interesting. I think this can be done much better. Stay tuned… ;-)
My lunch ride today was along the Rock Creek Trail underneath some impressive power lines. Out came my camera. Power poles have an incredible variety. Every pole solves a different problem of topography, relationship to adjacent poles and need for lateral bracing, wires to nearby poles and to the ground, and wireless antennas. So many…