I’m preparing for a July adventure and needed a tent. I found one on CraigsList like the one I had when I was 21. I contacted the seller to purchase the tent but he was only going to sell it through his garage sale on Saturday. Unfortunately, I could not be there on Saturday. I thought sure enough it was going to sell, so I let it go. If it was meant to be mine then somehow it will. Saturday night I received and email from the seller saying the tent had not sold and he would hold it for me if I arrive early Sunday morning.
I awoke early Sunday, but that’s normal for me. What’s that saying; early to bed and early to rise . . . . Or maybe it was delivering the morning newspaper by 6:30 AM in my youth that caused me to enjoy waking up before dawn. It was a misty Sunday morning, a perfect time for photographs. Flat lighting can be great for some types photographs. I gave myself plenty of drive-time to make it up to Fort Collins and the garage sale by 9:30.
Along the way I passed a large natural park, Fossil Creek Reservoir. It took me a couple seconds as I passed the park to be drawn to it. I turned around and heading into the park. The parking area had a few Park Ranger vehicles. See them gave a ghostly appearance to the empty parking lot. It was a Sunday misty and cold morning. Who would be enjoying the park in these conditions? I would and did.
I found I could change the image format on my camera. I had always enjoyed the square format of the Mamiya C330, and than with the Hasselblad 500CM, so I opted for the 1:1 square format. What fun it was to get back to thinking in terms square compositions.