Friday, April 22, 2016

Le désert

This photo reminds me of California deserts. It's right here outside our garden gate. Not a desert at all, but part of a stone wall where a small plant has taken hold.

Taken with the nifty fifty lens. 50mm, f/8.0, 1/160s, ISO 100.

It's a little weird to learn of the death of Prince, or the artist formerly known as Prince, now the late artist formerly known as Prince. I was not a big fan, but I liked some of his stuff. And he was my age, another reminder of what awaits us all not too far down the road.

8 comments:

  1. I'm with you re Prince. Did he dabble with the drugs? I'm sure I don't know - he may very well have been just 'unlucky' with his genes.

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  2. Resembles both a desert and an undersea view. Very nice shot in any case. To show how little I know about Prince, I just learned that was his real name.

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  3. That plant is the grass Red Fescue [Festuca rubra]...
    a plant that only really shows its true colour when it is highly stressed.
    And that one is wonderful!!

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  4. Well, we don't know how far the road goes do we? Just wondering what lies around the bend keeps things interesting.

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  5. potty, no idea. I'm sure it will all come out eventually.

    stuart, thanks. I didn't think of undersea, but now that you mention it...

    tim, cool.

    evelyn, so true.

    chris, me too.

    andrew, I suppose that a lot of people in show business live hard and/or wild. It must take its toll.

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