Tag Archives: Cold

Readers Photo Challenge: A cold day in January

This month’s challenge assignment takes advantage of winter’s chilly temperatures. Readers were asked to go out and take pictures of the cold and/or the people dealing with it. Only 32 photos were sent in by 10 readers making it one of the lowest attended challenges. Perhaps the weather kept most people from looking for photos. […]

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Readers Photo Challenge assignment: Baby, it’s cold outside

Since it’s the middle of winter, the first readers Photo Challenge assignment of 2018 will be appropriate to the season: The subject will be “Cold.” Recent storms have brought snow to the Sierras which are only a few hours away. Snow-capped mountains and white, Christmasy pine trees are perfect for this challenge. People sledding, skiing […]

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Being prepared

A few months ago I covered the cutting down of the National Capitol Christmas Tree near Dardenelle in the Stanislaus National Forest. It was about a 2-½ hour drive from Stockton so I had to leave around 4:30 a.m. for the early morning start time of 7 am. I’d like to say that the it […]

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(Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 300mm. Exposure: 1/500th sec. @ f/4. ISO: 200) All of the games I shot over the 08-09 high school football season have been on Friday nights, with nights being the operative word. It wasn’t too bad. Most of the evenings were relatively warm and I only got rained on once […]

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Oh snap!

(Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 300mm. Exposure: 1/1000 @ f/8. ISO: 250) Over the last several days, we’ve experienced a Spring cold snap. The sun was out, but the high’s hovered in the low/mid 60s, while the lows dipped into the 30s and 40s. A warm day for say, Bemidji, Minnesota, but chilly for the […]

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