Crazy! Last year I wrote about Blue Ridge Reservoid (https://kritterspaw.com/2018/08/14/blue-ridge-reservoid/), as it had no water in the Blue Ridge Reservoir.
With all the snow we had this year… it’s now overflowing.
Fallen logs litter the waterway from all the downed trees, and the water rises above the boat ramp.
I look forward to the spring flowers, lunch outings, and camping amongst her many tall pines, soaring eagles, and nesting blue heron. Nature does work in mysterious ways.
Maybe you knew this… but I recently learned it, so I thought I’d share.
Somehow, I assumed those sunburst photos I saw in magazines were Photoshop’d. I thought they had some filter or plug-in that they applied to a sun to give it that starburst effect.
Not so! Set your aperture on f/11 or f/16 and point at the sun. (I know, we were all taught not to point at the sun… someone’s been keeping this cool trick from us!). Hide the sun behind a piece of tree to obstruct the full blast of the sun, and move around until you see the starburst. Click!