Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Farewell to August

Sunday night, 8/29/10. Alternate.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/29/10
Monday, 8/30/10.
Morning Glory in front of propane tank, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/30/10
Justin's tree fort. Compare to Milred's holly tree, 5/24/10.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/30/10
Bailey Beach. This dog chased a seagull towards us for several hundred yards. Here, the chase has been given up.
Bailey Beach, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/30/10
Looking south towards Gold Beach.
Bailey Beach, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/30/10
Bailey Beach, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/30/10
Tuesday, 8/31/10. Burned stump. That's moss looking like blurry fern; note the pine needles for scale.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
Sweet fern, sweet fern, tell me is my darling still true?
On the way up, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
Sweet Fern
The Carter Family
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
A little hard for this Nevada field guy to get used to.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
Sweet fern, sweet fern, I'll be just as happy as you
On the way down, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
Bee in the blackberries, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
I spotted this cable on the way up. I thought, "Oh, another rusty cable shot. Whoop de doo."
On the way back down, I heard something in the blackberry bushes, and looked right at this shot. Alternate
Snake and cable, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
Self portrait, 8/31/10.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
Quick! Sunset at Backbone.
Devil's Backbone, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
Devil's Backbone, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
Devil's Backbone, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
There's one 'translucent tube' alternate.Here's a couple close ups from the Sony.
Devil's Backbone, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10
Devil's Backbone, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10

Compare Devil's Backone tonight to this shot from Daisy Knob, Morgan County Kentucky, 9/27/07.
Or this one, from central Nevada, 9/25/09.
Devil's Backbone, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/31/10

Stories, photos, and cameras

I've been having fun putting together themed collections from 2010 over the last few days. The links in the titles and pictures open to them.

The People of 2010
The People, Andrew D. Barron ©2/14/10
The Pyramid Tree
The Pyramid Tree, Andrew D. Barron ©2/15/10
Goat Mountain
Goat Mountain, Andrew D. Barron ©6/13/06
I've also written a couple of anecdotes about my cameras.
Sony DSC-H1.
D5000 lovingly shoots the DSC-H1 and Andrew D. Barron ©8/18/10
Nikon D5000.
Nikon D5000, Andrew D. Barron ©7/16/10

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Lobster Creek

Swimming!
Lobster Creek, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Family on the Rogue.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Looking up Lobster Creek. Looking up at me.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Overlooking the Rogue. An attempted inverse of this favorite (from Frankport (1/21/10).
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
I wanted this to be more successful.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
These are interesting. The dramatically different rocks at Otter Point have them too (shot 2/16/10).
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Looking now, I see that this is lit from below from reflected sunlight off the Rogue.
Lobster Creek Bridge, Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
It was a beautiful spot for my first swim in the Rogue (from the bank).
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Last minute for a final swim. I barely made it.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Everybody's got 'em some kind of past, now and here comes that old snake in the grass now
Guy Clark
Good To Love You Lady
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Thanks for the relaxing afternoon.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Gold Beach Sunset at Patterson Bridge at 40mph.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Intentional echo of this shot from 4/18/10.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Alternate.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
Daytime alternate. Reference to Ohio County Courthouse, Hartford, Kentucky, 9/17/07.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
This morning's reality.
Andrew D. Barron ©8/28/10
After seeing this, I decided to write out the story of how I came to own the Sony DSC-H1 and became a guy who photographs life's moments. Here it is.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Port Orford

This came out looking a little like a favorite shot from 2/7/10.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Reeds
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Port Orford dock overlook. Sony with tele adapter pries into a conversation about Nikon cameras. D80 I think I heard.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
I found the old jail.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Jail chimney alternate.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
I played some fiddle into the open window.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Union gas station.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
This old map is cool, 1:100,000 from the Netherlands.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
There was a random stop at a model train enthusiast's home.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
A daylight miniature reference to my moonlight Kearsarge shot.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Richard Smith was very cordial and interesting.
Curry County Oregon, Andrew D. Barron ©8/27/10
Landslide work had us stopped on the 101 and saw a whale breach. Very difficult to shoot. One, and two.

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