Since I knew any nice weather was a reprieve to be appreciated, I went out to do just that. Here’s what I came home with:
I went out to the Labs in the late afternoon to pick Amoeba up. He wasn’t quite ready to wrap up his experiment and asked me to return in an hour. Instead I went to my car and got my camera. The mountain was basking in the sun and since I knew she would soon shroud herself in clouds for the winter, I took advantage of the time and captured her portrait. I absolutely love the way the sun rays slanted across Cantilever point at an almost 95° angle. It’s pretty flattering on the mountain, too! (Most of the equipment you see on Cantilever Point is weather measurement paraphernalia.)
Just a half an hour later I captured the evening ferry entering the harbor. It is still bright enough that her interior lights aren’t blazing yet.
Here the ferry, almost completely across the harbor, approaches the dock. I was facing east when I took the photograph up above. Here I am facing southeast and you can see the suns rays still reach the town of Friday Harbor even though the Lab grounds are in shadow.
Here I am still facing southeast, but I have pulled my focus back to include the shadowy foreground. I thought this tree deserved a portrait. I took over 50 pics in the hour. These are the best of the bunch. Don’t forget to double click & biggie them!