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Friday, November 28, 2008 - Foscue Creek Park, Demopolis AL

Lighted Hexion water tower from Foscue Creek Park, Nov 28, 2008
Lighted Hexion water tower from Foscue Creek Park, Nov 28, 2008

I need a tripod

On my walk last night I saw several interesting photo opportunities I wanted to see if I could capture. Lights reflecting off the water. Trees silhouetted against the night sky. Views of the Hexion Specialty Chemicals plant next door. Stuff like that. But I got frustrated trying to locate stationary objects to use as a steady rest for long exposures - they just weren't where I wanted them. I guess that's what tripods are for.

Night camp

Site 37 - Foscue Creek Campground, Demopolis AL

Concentrated Space Intensifies Everything

A small, concentrated domestic space intensifies everything. It’s like the fire we live around—move it close together and the flame flares up, spread it apart and the fire goes out. We have always lived in small houses, but this one is the smallest and the best. Here I feel all my loose and wandering thoughts are gathered up and made whole. It is an antidote to a world of distractions. It is a world unto itself. It is almost more myself than I am.’

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