More Pena Adobe Photos - Part 1

More Pena Adobe Photos - Part 1

More photos from Pena Adobe: once in the rain and around the lagoon and a sunny afternoon a couple weeks later.

Pinecones on the hand rail of the bridge leading to the trail around the lagoon

I decided to walk on the level ground around the lagoon since it was raining and I didn't want to slide on my butt downhill through mud. I came to the bridge leading around the lagoon and saw two pinecones left on the rail. I thought it might be a votive offering to the troll of the bridge or something.

Bird in the reeds

I selected as my lens for the day the Lumix 45-200mm telephoto lens. With overcast skies and light rain didn't expect good landscape shots. Instead I focused on capturing birds. Getting a good focus while they were surrounded by reeds proved damn difficult.

Raindrops landing in the lagoon

Even with the telephoto I managed some cool landscapes. In the above photo I got low near the surface of the water and captured the raindrops falling in the lagoon as well as the reflection of the hills above. Below, I found the view of the picnic table to be appealing, with the lagoon nearby and the tree covered hills beyond.

Picnic in the rain

More Pena Adobe Photos Part 2

More Pena Adobe Photos Part 2

A Tiny Emerald Isle

A Tiny Emerald Isle

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