I had a lovely day last Friday. A day off loomed ahead of me and rather than do what I thought I should do I thought I’d do what I wanted to do, which was take some photos.
I contacted a friend who I met through Flickr a few years ago and have kept in touch with since – mainly online. She asked if I wanted nature or buildings? I chose buildings so off to Semaphore we went as it’s a lovely older area there.
We got lost along the way in Alberton but made it to Semaphore and really began the excursion with a tart and coffee.
I treated myself to a new camera recently – a Sony RX100 M2. Am still negotiating my way around it and this trip highlighted the fact that I should have become better acquainted with it before I went out when it was easier to access my glasses and out of the daytime glare.
I wonder what this building used to be. Its blue doors attracted me. I could hear an electrical hum behind the doors.
No I didn’t break in, although I could have peeked couldn’t I?
I tried out the very easy to use panorama feature. Well, very easy to use now that I’ve got it right. It’s a lot easier than taking multiple photos and using an app to stitch them together.
This old fence is being held together by wire that’s been painted. It really needs to be done up as it looked as though you could push it over with your little finger. I hope nobody does.
I’m not sure what type of bird this is, but he was just wandering the streets.
Letterboxes are fascinating. This is a homemade one for sure.
We arrived at the jetty at fishing o’clock. This group were just a few of the people arriving at about the same time.
I thought this was a great mosaic of a merman. It wasn’t until I saw his female equivalent on the other side of the building that I realised it also symbolised who the toilets were for. I am sometimes a bit slow.
All up, we had a lovely outing punctuated with food (tarts above) and a delicious lunch at Queenies Store and we didn’t get lost on the way home.
I saw a bird like that in Semaphore last year! In Germein St or similar. I took a photo and my dad identified it – a bush fowl I think.
Thanks for letting me know. I’ve never seen one wandering the street before and he was pretty unfazed by us.