Splash Trails

April 10, 2017 By: erik Category: Photography, Photos

Splash ThumbnailYesterday my family and a friend of ours went out for a walk along a local river bank. It was as lovely and peaceful as you would expect such a nature walk to be. There was one section where you could go down next to the river, and, as usual, it was lined with smooth round stones, carved by the passage of a millennia of water molecules. While there, I discovered the perfect fusion of two passions that my almost-four-year-old son and I have: throwing rocks into rivers and interesting technical photographic techniques, respectively.
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Dusk Ducks

August 22, 2013 By: erik Category: Extremadura, Photography, Photos, Spain

Ducks at DusksI’ve just come back from summer vacation in Extremadura. Due to the sheer heat of the summer, much of our activity there is restricted to the evening and night time. Most days we would go for a walk to a local lagoon to have a drink at the bar there. A few times I took my camera, but there was one evening when the ducks were swimming back and forth and the water seemed to have such a beautiful texture, with complex ripple interactions. I took many photographs.
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Colindres High Tide Sunset

November 02, 2011 By: erik Category: Colindres, Photography, Photos, Spain

Sunset Boat in ColindresEste post es bilingí¼e para mis fans locales… Mirad después del inglés.

I’m doing this post in Spanish, too, for my local fans. So bear with me.

On Saturday, when I awoke from my nap, the missus instructed me to make a paté sandwich for my daughter’s afternoon snack, and go down to the town park where she was playing with her Spanish grandfather. I’m still not entirely sure what make me grab my camera on the way out the door, but I think I was expecting to get some cute grandfather-granddaughter playground shots. When I got to the park, they were playing on the swings, but soon there were too many kids at the playground, so we left and went for a walk…and what a beautiful walk it was! The tide was high, the sunset was beautiful and there was the tiniest sliver of a moon. I was so lucky that I’d taken my camera!
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Bucket Girl

August 12, 2010 By: erik Category: Funny, Offspring, Videos

Bucket Girl (crop)While she’s down in Extremadura, Nora is spending a lot of time playing the pool or simply with water in buckets. It’s pretty cute how she flexes her knees enough to get just a little bit more of herself wet, and then repeats that motion, going a little lower each time until she’s sitting down. She did the same in the larger wading pool.
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