My daughter and I tool the truck out for a spin and I decided to cruise a dirt road I had never been on before. It turned out to be one of those that has fields and fields that never end. The sun started to set so I snapped a couple of shots of my daughter and the lone tree in the area. The truck’s headlights are acting as fill lights in the shots of my daughter.
Today I took the last of my coin horde – two buckets of nickels totaling $604 – and bought the cheapest truck that still runs on Craigslist. I found this 1974 Chevy C-10 and while it may not be a looker, it met my 1 requirement, so I will hopefully be able to use it on weekends this summer to haul landscaping supplies. Luckily it was red so it hides the rust pretty well.
1974 Chevy Custom 10
Zoe helped me get the nickels ready.
This evening, I was out hiking around some of the public BLM land around Billings, and I stumbled upon a beat up livestock trough. Maybe I should worry about the way my mind works these day because I ignored all of the natural beauty that surrounded me and began to focus on the trough. I initially thought this would make a cool spot for a future more elaborate shoot, so I captured a couple of wide shots to act as reminders, and when I thought I was done I noticed a little purplish/rust metal sliver sticking out of the bottom of the trough, and I began to focus on that. My favorite shot is the one from above that makes it look like a moonscape.
I was playing with light from one of my daughter’s toys in this one.
These are shots of an old spider web on a plant hanger. They aren’t as sharp as I Would have liked them because the web was much higher than what my tripod would allow me to reach, so they were handheld.