"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Caught By The Light: Part 2

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Picture taken by one of the meadows of Kopua Monastery, New Zealand, in early morning mist.

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8 responses

  1. Exquisite in every way.

    March 20, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    • Thank you. I managed to take the picture only through blind chance – literally!

      The sun was dazzlingly bright so that I couldn’t see what was captured on the image until I was back indoors. Wanting the camera’s auto-focus to pick out the dew-bedangled web, rather than a wire fence, grass or distant horizon, I took several shots on different settings then just hoped for the best..

      March 20, 2012 at 4:56 pm

  2. A mercurial necklace. I will not be able to match that.

    March 20, 2012 at 7:39 pm

    • Nonsense, Maestra. You have already surpassed it many, many times.

      Good grief! I sound like Betty Marsden on “Round The Horne”…

      March 20, 2012 at 8:00 pm

  3. Toffeeapple

    It must be autumn in NZ? Well captured!

    March 20, 2012 at 11:26 pm

    • Yes, the equivalent of an English September, I suppose. The days were a mix of brilliant sunshine and grey clouds..

      March 21, 2012 at 7:27 am

  4. I see you have been refreshed by your retreat dear boy.

    March 21, 2012 at 12:47 am

    • Fighting fit, and frighteningly frisky!

      March 21, 2012 at 7:21 am

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