Yes, with two very good cameras at my disposal sometimes I just take pictures with my phone.
They are never as good. On fact nothing fees as good as film at the moment. But the editing suite on the IPhone 8 is quite easy to manage and I can set the images into the blog on the WordPress App then once they are saved switch to my old laptop to do the words.
And any photograph is all about light.
The phone I use (IPhone 8) has a feature called LIVE. I am not sure how it works but it will take a mini video (1.5 seconds) so you can actually choose the frame that you wish to work with.
This is great for capturing movement. The program will choose the best shot but you also have the ability to go back and choose the frame you prefer (It presents about 10 frames as an option I think).
The blending of colour and movement as Mr Flowers flew up to the gate really attracted me to this sequence above. So I chose these three for you.
I have moved Wai from the center of the barn out to the milking room. Everyone has to be moved out, in anticipation of Poppy delivering her piglets. We will close up Poppy/s side of the barn completely and have it totally quiet. It will be cold and I am not sure where those babies will choose to sleep so I am going to minimise the noise and interruption level
The milking room will not be used again until next year and it gets some nice afternoon sun. Wai moaned and wept and squeaked as he followed his house at a waddle. His house being rolled through the barn. When I left him he was remaking his bed, stomping about. He has to share the field with Tima and Tane now – no-one is allowed to wander the corn fields anymore – both Tima and Wai have put on WAY too much weight. So their gates are shut. No-one is impressed.
Today (when it is not raining and sleeting – sigh), I will do all the maintenance on the fences in the salad bar field then move the three fat little pigs out to the Rat House. Then I can shut up the North side of the barn as well.
I still see no relief in sight as far as overnight temperatures go. Poppy’s babies are going to be born into bad cold. So I am working on a few more hot spots out of Poppy’s reach where the babies can warm up between feeds. They have to stay close to her though – hot milk is the best warm up there is. I still think we have a few weeks ahead of us – she should not farrow before the first week of April. But I don’t have a firm date. My research tells me we are around 8 degrees cooler than the average for this month but we do warm up fast in March so let’s hope that trend begins soon. We really need the winds to swing to the South. This Nor-East is the problem.
Exactly 12 hours of daylight today! 42 eggs yesterday.
I hope you have a lovely day.
WEATHER: Sleet, drizzle, wind, cold.
Saturday 03/17 40% / 0.03 in
Showers early, then cloudy in the afternoon. Some sleet or freezing rain possible. High 44F/6C. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday Night 03/17 10% / 0 in
Clear skies. Low around 25F/-3C. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
7:01 am 7:01 pm
Waning Crescent, 0% visible 7:22 am 7:19 pm