2019-02-05- Nature Photography – Flowers – Amaryllis

The rain is gone, for now, instead, we have very low temperatures, 36F in the morning. Today I selected to take photos of the other Amaryllis we have. This one has no bulbs, only leaves, which is rare.

As before, I used the Auto+, Program, and Aperture Modes for each set with four different f-stops and focal lengths. This gives me enough photos to figure out which combination of settings does what and which to use in the future. Today I used only one direction for shooting.

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2019-02-04- Nature Photography – Flowers – Amaryllis

With all that rain today I selected to take photos of the Amaryllis that has not opened yet. The plant is currently in a pot which allowed me to move it to stay dry.

As before, I used the Auto+, Program, and Aperture Modes for each set with four different f-stops and focal lengths. This gives me enough photos to figure out which combination of settings does what and which to use in the future. Today I used only one directions for shooting.

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2019-02-03 Living with Cancer – Day 699

Today was a so-so day. For most part of the day I had to deal with either stomach cramps, dizziness, sweating and lack of concentration. Like yesterday I was able to get some things done, but at a slower pace.

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2019-02-03- Nature Photography – Flowers – Camellia

Thanks to the break in the rain we had I was able to finally take pictures of our Camellia. Called the Queen of the winter flowers, Camellias are attractive evergreen shrubs that bloom for weeks from fall to spring, when the rest of the garden offers little.

As before, I used the Auto+, Program, and Aperture Modes for each set with four different f-stops and focal lengths. This gives me enough photos to figure out which combination of settings does what and which to use in the future. Today I used two different directions for shooting.

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2019-02-02- Nature Photography – Flowers – Rosemary

Thanks to the heavy rain over night I did not have a large choice of objects for today’s shooting. I picked a bush of Rosemary that is in a tall vase.

As before, I used the Auto+, Program, and Aperture Modes for each set with four different f-stops and focal lengths. This gives me enough photos to figure out which combination of settings does what and which to use in the future. Today I used two different directions for shooting.

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2019-02-01 Living with Cancer – Day 697

Today was a very bad day, normally it is the Saturday and Sunday after Wednesday’s Chemo Day. It started off OK with me taking my stomach and dizziness pills in the early morning. However, after getting up at 08:00 I had some light stomach cramps and encountered some Dizziness. After getting downstairs and having a light breakfast, the dizziness and cramps got strong, in addition I started to sweat. All I could do is rest, which did good since by 09:45 things were back to normal, allowing me to go for my walk with Dean.

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2019-02-01 – Nature Photography – Succulent – Red tipped Echeveria agavoides

Today’s subject were of some succulent in our backyard who’s name I believe is Red tipped Echeveria agavoides

As before, I used the Auto+, Program, and Aperture Modes for each set with four different f-stops and focal lengths. This gives me enough photos to figure out which combination of settings does what and which to use in the future. Today I used two different directions for shooting.

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2019-01-31 – Nature Photography – Flowers – Kangaroo Paws

Today’s subject was the Kangaroo Paw in our flower box in the backyard. As before, I used the Auto+, Program, and Aperture Modes for each set with four different f-stops and focal lengths. This gives me enough photos to figure out which combination of settings does what and which to use in the future. Today I used two different directions for shooting.

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2019-01-31 Living with Cancer – Day 696

Today was a good day since it is Day One after Chemo Treatment. Around 04:00 took I my stomach and dizziness pills and at 05:00 I had an early shower, afterward I had some light stomach cramps and encountered some Dizziness. I went back to bed until 07:30 when I got up.

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2019-01-30 Living with Cancer – Day 695

Today was a good day since it is Chemo Day I got up @ 07:15, health-wise I encountered:
• A shoulder that was a bit tight this morning.
• A bit of dizziness but major stomach cramps.
• Sweat, as I prepared breakfast

I did not have much time before my chemo session, I had breakfast, took my morning medication and, got ready for my Chemo Day.

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