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Tag: wires

  • Chilly Flock

    Chilly Flock

    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?

  • Power poles on Cornell Road

    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?

  • Weekend Snaps

    Weekend Snaps

    Saturday evening, I went on a bike ride to end the day. On the way back, I stopped at some favorite spots to take some pictures.

  • Offset Wires

    Offset Wires

    A few hundred feet from here. Am I the only one bothered by the two unused brackets at the top right of the pole?

  • 230 kV

    230 kV

    Yesterday during lunch, I stopped at the BPA Keeler Substation to take some pictures of the transmission line tower on its front lawn. I used my cell phone’s camera because that’s all I had with me. Surprise — Transmission towers are huge! I couldn’t get enough of the tower in view. I returned today with…

  • High Voltage

    High Voltage

    I like taking pictures of infrastructure. This pole is a hundred meters or so from the power pole I shot a while back.

  • Wired


    I wasn’t looking for another shot of wires and pole … honest. I took a detour on the way home to shoot a stand of trees on the far side of a field. It looked good, but only in my mind. The scene’s dynamic range was too great and I didn’t have a tripod with…

  • Tension


    No, it’s not Haystack Rock, or trees, or a sunrise. It’s a power pole. And I like it.