This week’s photo hike is very special… I have a guest photographer. My daughter and I finally got out on the bayou for some kayaking, and I actually left my camera in the car – on purpose!

The day started out fair, but after only 30 minutes on the water, a storm blew in. While it didn’t rain, the thunder and lightning were fierce. We found a sandy landing and waited out the worst of it, counting the seconds between the flashes and rumbles. We never got past “one.”

Once the skies cleared, I spent the rest of the morning drifting along with my daughter, enjoying her company and the scenery. She took all the photos for a change, and graciously shared them with me. With permission, here is our day on the bayou.

You can click on any image to see a larger photo, or the series as a slideshow.

(Photos shot with a Nikon D60, using an 18-55mm, 55-200mm, 20mm f/2.8 wide-angle, 50mm f/1.8 prime lens, and/or iPhone4)

Unknown Mami
Submitted to Unknown Mami’s Sundays in My City

*Photo venue: Fred Gannon/Rocky Bayou State Park, Niceville, FL

27 thoughts on “Drifting

  1. two amazing photographers in the family HARDLY seems FAIR!! (winking****)

    your daughter captured such an incredible day for both of you, love the pictures and love the smiles MORE.


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