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365: day 3

I came across a goose preening itself along the water's edge this morning, and thought I'd capture its image for today's photo. I took a few, but now can't decide which one I like best...











I'm not much of a photographer these days. I used to be quite an enthusiastic amateur, back in the 80s, when I had the proper equipment and access to a dark room courtesy of my professional photographer boyfriend -- nowadays though, I'm content to use a simple pocket digital camera that I mostly forget to take with me, or the camera on my phone. Three days in to my project, and already I'm thinking maybe I've bitten off more than I can chew...But, while the job hunt continues to frustrate me, occupying some of my time taking pictures will perhaps allow me to put myself back into a better frame of mind.

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curiouswombat
Feb. 15th, 2012 11:38 am (UTC)
I like the middle one best, I think.

I actually found it easier to keep going taking my picture a day after the first month or so - it became habit to have one eye on what would be the photograph for the day by then.
gamiila
Feb. 15th, 2012 05:16 pm (UTC)
I like the middle one best, I think.

Now that I look at them again, I think I agree with you. I wonder how that bird manages to stay upright ;-)

I'll just give it a go. Right now, it seems to me as if I'll never get to 365 photographs, but perhaps I shouldn't worry about getting there and just try to get to 30 to start with.
suze2000
Feb. 17th, 2012 02:47 am (UTC)
I have to admit, I rely on my phone far too much these days to take photos. But it's always there.

Darren suggests that you might know of somewhere nice to eat dinner in Amsterdam or The Hague. It doesn't have to be traditional Dutch food, if such a thing exists. Just nice, though I am allergic to seafood.
gamiila
Feb. 17th, 2012 12:23 pm (UTC)
I'm sure I can come up with a few suggestions...e.g., have you had rijsttafel before? If nowadays curry is Britain's national dish, then rijsttafel must be ours ;-).
suze2000
Feb. 17th, 2012 11:08 pm (UTC)
Googled it, sounds great. :)

And yeah, very hard to get a good curry here after spending so much time in the UK.
melegyrn
Feb. 20th, 2012 05:18 am (UTC)
I do like the middle one. Geese and ducks as well seem to have no problem standing on one leg. They'll even sleep that way--and it makes me tired to see it!
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