Captain of Shadows

"... Valhalla, I am coming!
On we sweep with threshing oar,
Our only goal will be the " western shore ... !!!"


A granitic victim of spheroidal weathering stands watch over the western shore of Arizona's Watson Lake.

Arizona's rock is a course-grained granite, similar to that found at
Joshua Tree National Park, and the desert granites in the Phoenix area.

Some of the rock is high-quality with crystalline edges, friction smears and
vertical cracks.

Other sections are brittle, crumbling and subject to breakage.

Pick and choose. But ... please choose wisely.

December 2, 2009



Comments

Post a Comment
Viewing: 1-15 of 15
Bombchaser

Bombchaser - Dec 5, 2009 8:34 pm - Hasn't voted

Cool

Cool pic.

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 5, 2009 9:22 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Cool...

Thank you!

Is it true that your occupation is a real "blast?"

Bombchaser

Bombchaser - Dec 6, 2009 11:29 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Cool...

Yes it is...unfortunetly when it's a blast it means someone messed up!

silversummit

silversummit - Dec 5, 2009 8:50 pm - Voted 10/10

Great contrasts!

Light, shadow, colors, curves and lines.

One of your best, Larry!

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 5, 2009 9:38 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great contrasts!

Thank you -You beat me to the quick!

Don't tell me it's that time of year when we
all gather around the tree, patiently awaiting the man in Red with the Big Bag.

We're anticipating snow in central Arizona, within the next few days...

Dean

Dean - Dec 5, 2009 9:01 pm - Voted 10/10

A beauty

Have to agree with silversummit, this one is a dandy.

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 5, 2009 9:44 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: A beauty...

Thanks, Dean. Geez, felt like putting another
yule log on the fire today.

The temps in AZ are the lowest they have been
all year.

What a great time to huddle around the fire,
in anticipation of the Big Man dressed in
Red.

Vid Pogachnik

Vid Pogachnik - Dec 6, 2009 6:20 am - Voted 10/10

Oh, what a scene!

That's wonderful! Thank you, Larry!

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 6, 2009 10:33 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Oh, what a scene!

Hvala, Vid!

Actually, snow is predicted to fall on these
Arizona rocks by tomorrow.

Vid Pogachnik

Vid Pogachnik - Dec 6, 2009 11:43 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Oh, what a scene!

You will hardly get a more nice scene, but with snow... worth trying.

Do you have a chance to sell your pictures, Larry? Or publish elsewhere? They're really great. A book of your best pictures, accompanied by chosen poems would be a boomer ;)

Cheers,
Vid

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 6, 2009 6:36 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Oh, what a scene!

Yes, I thought about doing something like
that in my retirement years.

Hopefully it will be a boomer, and not a
buster. And ... much more sooner than an impatient hustler. Take care, Vid!!

missymtngirl

missymtngirl - Dec 8, 2009 6:05 pm - Voted 10/10

Beautiful Nature...

thanks for sharing!

lcarreau

lcarreau - Dec 8, 2009 7:38 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful Nature...

Not a problem & no worries.

Tis' the Season for sharing.

Kenzo Okawa

Kenzo Okawa - Jan 14, 2011 8:54 am - Voted 10/10

Beautiful rock!!

And nice lighting and composition! I have to take my hat off.

lcarreau

lcarreau - Jan 14, 2011 7:07 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful rock!!

Thanks.. as long as you don't have to EAT
your hat. I've got experience in that!

Viewing: 1-15 of 15