Monday, December 5, 2011

Road Trip Photography

A Farmer’s Mailbox


I’ve gone past this mailbox many times and I’ve never had a chance to stop and photograph it.

However, on this one particular day, I knew I was coming up on it and I kept checking the road in front of me and in back. As I got close I started to slow up to stop but just as I got there several cars came around the turn down the road and I knew it was either going to be a drive by shot or forget it.

I wound down the driver side window and slowed as much as I could. As I got close I pointed the camera and snapped the shutter just before the cars went past. Well, I got my photo and it turned out better than expected.

It is amazing what one can find and see when they go driving off of the beaten path, especially down country roads. This is but one of many photo ops that I find on a regular basis. Hopefully there will be many more to come with retirement coming up in about three months… :-)

1 comment:

  1. You have such a great eye. You see beauty in the ordinary and capture it so well through a lense! This is a perfect example...a mail box...not real exciting...but the way you photographed it made it something special. Very well done!