Very nice. I had to search what a Tardigrade is. I like that shot and Katya
(and of you of course). It's good you got out. I remember long ago, as a kid in
the early 60's?, exploring some of the islands around Puget Sound. And all the
I know many people (here in AZ) that don't want to wear a mask. And look at the
I typically don't wear a mask outside when mountain biking on trails. Being in
open air is much safer than the bar. I had the virus in mid January, before
there was any expectation that it was here already.
At 6/26/2020 08:55 PM, Peter wrote:
>The State of Washington has reopened its state parks. We are still keeping
>away from other people, But "they" are now saying that outdoors is fairly safe
>as long as we keep our distance. So, we went on our first outing since early
>March. Destination: Deception Pass State Park, about 1.5 hours drive north of
>Seattle.Â It was wonderful to get out of the city and into nature, and feel
>like human beings again.
>Deception Pass is a saltwater channel between two large islands. Tidal
>currents can run in either direction, the setting is beautiful, and there's a
>bridge over it built during the Depression, with help from the Civilian
>Conservation Corps. The bridge is undergoing maintenance right now, but is
>still open. Here are a few shots from our visit.
>A diving sea lion, taking advantage of the currents that funnel fish into the
>Me, appropriately attired:
>Katya and Tilly.Â My wife refused to be photographed with a mask. Here we far
>well away from anyone else, so the masks were off:
>I thought this driftwood log looked like a Tardigrade (Those cute
>A speedboat doing what speedboats do:
>Taken with my Olympus E-M5, which remains blissfully unaware of its impending
>orphan status, plus Panasonic 25/1.4 or Olympus 45/1.8. Enjoy!
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/