Tag Archives: Charles River

hanging low

It’s been an awfully gray day today. All day long a drizzling rain came down from low hanging clouds. But at least I got a moody shot out of it. On the left you can see Boston’s Back Bay.

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happy

These two were playing happily with their stick for at least half an hour. This was one of my first shots with the 5D, taken last Monday at the Charles River. You can find more shots of these guys on … Continue reading

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in the light

Spring’s here and little specks of color are appearing everywhere. Plus, it’s finally getting warmer, too: Last week temperatures reached 28 ºC (82 ºF)! That gives me hope for the summer. This shot was taken on Friday evening at the … Continue reading

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butterflies

It was a bright, beautiful, and warm day today. The perfect weather for taking pictures :). I stood for a while at the end of the John W. Weeks Bridge and took pictures of people crossing it. Most people were … Continue reading

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time

Time is like a river: It flows at different speeds at different places. In this shot I merged 6 seconds of rippling water flowing between the stumps into one frame. I biked along the Charles River this morning and found … Continue reading

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curious

I met this one on Sunday afternoon at my favorite photo location: the banks of the Charles River. There was a group of about 20 geese that dug in as much as they could, as quickly as they managed. I … Continue reading

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message

Found this little piece of treasure yesterday in the Charles River. Of course I had to check it for a message — and found none — other than “don’t throw your frickin’ trash into the river!”

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quiet

Taken on Sunday afternoon at the Charles from exactly the same spot as this one. Five minutes later a whole bunch of small sail boats showed up and disturbed this brief moment of peaceful serenity. However, I admire the people … Continue reading

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fitting in

I usually don’t like bullies, but this majestic, ravenous bumble bee matched the flowers of the Canada golden-rod so well that I just had to give it a shot. I am still experimenting a lot with my two lenses to … Continue reading

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fly

Another one from my insect collection. I was playing around with the Nikkor 55-200 mm lens and this was taken at a focal length of 200mm, f5.6, 1/320 s and manual focus. So far I’ve been very happy with the … Continue reading

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