Tag Archives: Photography

We’re Back!

By Vladimir Brezina

We’re back from a trip to tropical Queensland, Australia—and, of course, processing a couple of thousand photos. Here’s a brief preview:

Saltwater crocodileJohna snorkeling on the Great Barrier ReefReef lifeIn the rain forestRain forest inhabitantLunch?CassowarySleepy koalaTame macropodsCrocodile feeding frenzy

Much more to come!

Mellow

By Vladimir Brezina

Deep Summer Mellow—

Mellow

A contribution to Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge, Mellow.

Grey

By Vladimir Brezina

Grey apparition in the mist—

Grey

A contribution to Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge, Grey.

Beneath My Feet

By Vladimir Brezina

Giant bird tracks have appeared on the beach overnight—

Beneath My Feet

Probably just a big goose :-)

A contribution to this week’s Photo Challenge, Beneath Your Feet.

Wind

By Vladimir Brezina

Why did so many other kayaks overtake us in the 2014 Everglades Challenge? Wind power!

Wind 1Wind 2

Next time, we’ll have sails on our kayaks too!

A contribution to Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge, Wind.

Grasses

By Vladimir Brezina

Grasses 1Grasses 2Grasses 3Grasses 4More grasses are here and here.

A contribution to Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge, Grasses.

Cardboard Kayak Race 2015: The Thrill of Victory… And the Delight of Defeat

By Johna Till Johnson
Photos by Vladimir Brezina

Cardboard Kayak Race 50

“We’re going to the cardboard kayak races this weekend, right?” Vlad said, looking at me expectantly. I glanced back dubiously.

We’d missed the 2013 race, the first year that the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance had organized the race as part of its City of Water Day, but we’d thoroughly enjoyed the video. Last year, I’d provided kayak safety support for the race, while Vlad took photos. And we wrote it up on Wind Against Current.

As much fun as the race had been, did we really need to experience it again?

Yes, we did! So last Saturday we headed out to Governors Island, on a sultry summer day that started out reasonably comfortable, but promised heat and stickiness by the afternoon.

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