Thursday, February 20, 2014

Sea Gull, Daisies and Sea Lions

I haven't had done this in ages. That is, sharing pictures that I took for the day. I am always way too behind in sharing photos. In fact, I still have a lot of nature trails and hiking adventures that I have not shared here from our nature trip vacations through the years. Oftentimes, I could share only a trail or two or three after we get back from vacation, and then, as I slowly integrate recent activities from home sweet San Diego, they eventually got left off. Hopefully I could share some of those trails, one at a time soon.

However, for today, I am inspired to write about the most recent. Instead of looking back at what I had forgotten to share that oftentimes end up as my stumbling block to write because I get confused which one to share first. So, without confusion at all as to which one to write about, I decided to stick with the day's activity after work. It just is very relaxing when after a day's work, you get to breathe in and breathe out in the therapeutic environment of ocean breeze and scenery. Here are three pictures I took today from La Jolla Cove.

1) It's time to take a look at the sea gull.
Sea Gull In Flight ( camera settings: f/3.5, 1/1600 seconds )
I could not remember when was the last time I took a picture of the sea gull. Maybe, because they are the most common bird in San Diego that I often skip taking them a picture.

2) White Daisies and Sea Lions
Daisies and Sea Lions
camera settings: f/8, 1/80 seconds

3) Low Shutter Shot of La Jolla Cove
camera settings: f/22, 4 seconds

Definitely, relaxing in nature is not only reserved on weekends. Now that the days are becoming a little bit longer, we have enough light to enjoy nature after work. I can't wait actually for spring, though, I am not sure if we would see the carpeting wildflowers that I had been enjoying for years here because this year so far had been the driest. Though we have lots of morning fogs, but we just didn't get any measurable rain. :(

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  1. Very good shots and vivid pics sis. I wish I'm that good in photography. I'm a newbie and still have a lot to learn.

  2. among the 3 pictures the only thing i love the most is the Low Shutter Shot of La Jolla Cove...its like something in the movies, very nice captures and thanks for sharing

  3. That's really great that you have time after a day's work to explore. I wish we we can also do the same. Kaya lang the hectic, fast pace of hubby's job makes it impossible. Hanggang weekends lang ang acitvities namin hihi.

  4. I love your camera Ate and your photography skills! Love all these shots especially the last one.

  5. What a cool picture of the seagull Sis :-) It is breath taking to look. I love wild daisies and am looking forward to see them this summer in our backyard :-) The mist of the Cove is just amazing :-)

  6. I love your picture of the seagull. Crisp and clear! You have a very good talent for photography. Please keep on sharing your pictures.

  7. I miss San Diego. I wish we can visit again soon and if we do, it has to be longer and we'd take time to visit those parks you've featured here.