Cell Photos and More Swimming

image of sky and water at Sandy BeachMom was in town, so we had to take our annual trip to Sandy Beach to get a few laps in the water.

image of bathers at Sandy Beach summer, 2012We certainly weren’t alone in thinking this was a good way to spend an afternoon.

We’ve had a lot of hot, dry weather this month. A drought, even. But one night, while we were out for dinner, some incredible storm clouds rolled in right before sunset.

image of brilliant storm clouds over George StreetI was caught without my fancy camera, but once again, the clouds were so incredible that it didn’t matter.

image of brilliant storm clouds over George StreetThe colours changed in seconds.

image of brilliant storm clouds over George StreetThe cloud shapes changed just as fast.

image of brilliant storm clouds over Hunter StreetIt was everything my little cell phone could do to keep up.

image of brilliant storm clouds over Hunter StreetSo for those of you aspiring to take great photos, but are worried you don’t have the right gear – keep in mind that it’s the right subject and being there at the right time that makes for 90% of a good shot. Gear is only secondary.

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