My wife and I are back in New York to visit my mom. It is her 90-ish birthday. I am not allowed to know her actual age! Naturally we spent some time at the shore. It was a warm, breezy day. First of a few posts from my favorite place to be.
This is the last image in a series of black and whites from our Thanksgiving road trip to New York. December is a busy season for me with our annual Christmas production and Christmas Eve preparations, so, hopefully, this will not be the last post of 2018.
The bird in the image above was very content to let me take my time as I snapped picture after picture. The bird seemed to enjoy being photographed as I moved in closer, or, got low to the ground, never appearing frightened or jittery. That all changed when his buddy showed up in the image below. I didn’t know seagulls could sound like Nazgul, but that’s what he sounded like. There was no way that his friend was going to ruin a future in modeling!
Converging, or, diverging?
That’s my bride of 35 years patiently accompanying me on my photographic walk along the boardwalk. She was so accommodating… stopping with me each time I took a shot. Since high school…. by my side…