The View from Two Wheels
Some of these photos may give the impression that I know what I’m doing with a camera. Rest assured, I do not. But the news about photography is all good, unless you’re a professional photographer.
You don’t need a lot of photographic knowledge to take good photos, because modern cameras are insane. We still need to compose our shots, but the cameras take it from there. They figure out the focal length; lighting; aperture. All that stuff. It takes about a second for a camera to figure out what you want, and they often get it completely correct.
I’m not a photographer, but I do take photos.
I ride in pretty much the same places, everyday.
If I go too many days without riding up there I start to miss Rice Farm Road like a person. Also, the road itself will get surprisingly annoyed if I go too long without a visit. I can gauge HOW annoyed based on when it decides to start chatting. If it’s 2/3 of the way...
I ventured into the hills in search of sunsets. Finding none, I returned to the road, having picked up a traveling companion: Roscoe the horsefly. Roscoe followed for about 5 miles, all the while trying - and succeeding - to bite me. He can be seen in the upper right...