Saturday, February 19, 2011

Day 50/365 Sunrise and turkeys

Good morning!  Sometimes living in the country has its benefits!


I woke up this morning about 5:30 or so and could tell that if I didn't get up my neck was going to give me some trouble.  I decided that I would head out and try to get some pictures of the beautiful sunrise that I've been seeing on my way to work every morning.
I parked in the country on the side of a road and a few people came by to see if I needed help and were excited when I said I was just trying to capture the sunrise.
It was very peaceful out there with just me and I had a great time.  I got more shots, but you'll have to check out my flickr account to see them.
EXIF info on the sunrise: f 2.2, 1/250 sec, ISO 100, 50mm, no flash


After the sunrise, I was headed home and in the field across the street from my house I saw a ton of turkeys.  I was pretty excited to see them and hopped out of the car and chased them across the field.  They kept running from me, so the shot isn't that close or great, but it was still exciting.
EXIF turkeys: f 2.8, 1/320 sec, ISO 800, 100mm, no flash.

I slept pretty well last night.  When I lay down I could hear the sound of my heartbeat coming from the back of my head, but I drifted off without any sleeping pills and I didn't have to take any pain medication yesterday at all.  I woke up this morning and felt my neck starting to hurt a bit, so that's why I got up and it helped.  As soon as I was up walking around it felt better.  My left shoulder is achy, but not bad.  


  1. Just beautiful. I always think of Greyson at this time of day. On the "wings of dawn".

    Kind of funny to think of you chasing a flock of turkeys.
    yay for no pain meds.
    See you tomorrow.

  2. Gorgeous! I can just picture you running around after turkeys in a field, just to get a shot. I'd say this one was worth it. :)

    I'm glad you had a medicine free day and a good nights sleep. woo hoo!