The moon was out tonight and I have a new camera.
seemed like fate. So I grabbed my hat, coat, and
said camera to document the moon. Or not.
Turns out my hands aren’t as steady as they once
were and there was something on the lens. The first
picture looks like this.
Not to be outdone and knowing I could do better,
another shot was taken at the same setting. And that
turned out like this.
So I leaned against the house to steady my hands in
an attempt to get one good shot. And, the moon looked
like a jelly bean.
No problem, my now addled brain decided that if a
55 mm lens wouldn’t hold still a 300 mm lens would.
And it did, but I’m not giving up my day job. The
picture came out looking more like the sun than the
But that isn’t a problem either. As long as I have
more nights left to play with the camera I’ll get
that one shot.
My hands used to do calligraphy, letter signs, and
do other things that required them to be steady.
That’s alright too because I know God still gives me
a good day once in a while when my hands don’t shake.
And that’s good enough for me. We’ll try not to bore
you with too many pictures that didn’t turn out. If
all else fails the other camera still works and takes
So if you like doing something but haven’t quite got
the hang of it yet just keep trying. The more we do
something the more automatic it becomes, and when we
don’t concentrate of getting it perfect things have
a way of perfecting themselves.
Hoping your day was as fun as ours and tomorrow goes
just as well.
Comments are always welcome.