Running... Again?

  If you know me you know there was a time about 10 years ago or so where I was running. A lot. At least 5 days a week and at least 5 miles a run. I wasn’t training, I wasn’t preparing for a race or a marathon. I just found myself enjoying the time spent running. I wasn’t obsessed with numbers, but I kept track of them all and liked seeing improvements in time and distances. It was good physical health and mental health. Then I tweaked my knee. Not bad enough that I couldn’t walk on it, just a tweak that told me I needed to back off of running for a little bit. So I decided on 2 weeks. At the end of 2 weeks I aborted a run very early as the pain was still there. 2 weeks became 3, became a month, became 5 years. 

On the Road

Today's shot is from the road. Initially I took the shot on a whim, not thinking it would amount to much. I didn't even see the Jeep exiting the the shot on the left, I had thought it was out of frame. When working with the shot I wanted to pull more details out of the clouds. The original shot was very dull and and flat, which I'm now thinking might be due to the fact I was using the wrong metering function. A little HDR work brought out some cloud and road detail that I really liked and voila. Yet another reason to shoot RAW; when you screw up the settings on your camera the magic of a RAW file can sometimes save a shot.

I'm working on writing up my thoughts on my Wacom Bamboo Capture pen tablet after a week's use. I wouldn't call it a review, just thoughts. So I hope to have that drop tomorrow. I know, 3 posts in 1 week, that's just crazy!

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