I recently returned from a vacation in Israel and Jordan. It was my third time in Israel, but first since 2002. I also went to Jordan and Petra in 2002.
Here are some of the best photos I took, along with ones my uncle took. More photos are here.
While boating on Tims Ford Lake in Winchester, Tennessee, my friend and I (and his 4-year-old daughter) stopped off at a small island to check it out. I believe it’s called ‘Devil’s Step Island’ and it’s marked on the map below. Up the hill, we found a small campground, and nearby, an abandoned cemetery. Continue reading “Abandoned Shasteen Cemetery in Winchester, Tennessee”
The Maryland Renaissance Festival has a jousting tournament this past weekend. It was a lot more intense than the normal show they put on. What became extremely clear is how competitive this sport can be. Here are some of the images I got.
I bought a Canon 70D recently, which is a lot faster than the Canon T3 I used to have, so the burst shots on Google’s automatic ‘photo enhancer’ software made some really fast animations. In other words, the old camera handles that better, because instead of five shots in two seconds, it’s more like five shots in less than a second, looping. Some of these look pretty bad, but I still get a kick out of them.
The Maryland Renaissance Festival is one of my favorite places. My grandmother constantly reminds me that I attended the first one – when I was an infant (in Columbia). I think this was the tenth time I’ve been (including the first).