This video. Watch it.
It’s supposed to be a loon, but it looks more like a merganser to me. Actually, that design is too similar to the one I copied – I’m going to be changing the interior of the body some as soon as I figure out how to make smoothly curving lines in Photoshop.
I went out today to the back yard for a little while and sat in my kayak. And cried.
I think that in spite of the pain, I’ve got to get out for a few minutes in it. Not for long – I don’t want to get too painful. But I’ve got to feel my own kayak beneath me on the water.
Last night on the drive home from Ottawa, I was thinking about some pictures I’d like to try taking when I get kayaking again. One of the things I like to do with photography is get unusual camera angles, and I came up with some good ones that I could use the unusual folding nature of the Coolpix to good advantage.
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On Saturday at Bay Creek Paddle Center’s end of year sale, I saw several people getting into or out of canoes and kayaks made by Swift Canoe & Kayak. It took a strong effort of will, but I didn’t refer to a single one of them as a “Swift Boat Veteran”.