Weekly Photo Challenge: Numbers

Lets start with 10,000 Thats the amount of horsepower put out by the engine in a top fuel car. During the course of each 1,000 foot,  run a top fuel car consumes roughly 22 gallons of nitro-methane fuel. Each run is less than 4 seconds long. 300+ A top fuel car can go from zero… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Color

Color Color Everywhere! The brilliant white of the church steeple towering over the roof tops of historic Portsmouth, NH. The vibrant greens and golds of the salt marsh grasses as the sun burns off the early morning mist. The fiery colors of a day at the drag races. The vivid purple of a wild orchid.… Read More

Capture The Colour

A New Twist on The Photo Challenge.  I love a challenge, and the chance to win free stuff! The folks over at TravelSupermarket.com have come up with a Capture the Colour photo challenge. The object is to post five travel photos showing the colors blue, green, yellow, white, and red. Well I don’t travel much… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple

Purple Since it’s my favorite color, of course I have photos that include it. A Purple Fender Purple Flowers Purple In The Sky

Weekly Photo Challenge: Blue

Blue Cars, A Blue Bubble, Blue Ice, A Blue Damsel, and A Blue Abstract. A little bit of everything, all of it blue. This last one is for Alice. Since the “official” challenge was so late in coming, and I had already posted one for the “unofficial” challenge started by Ailsa, I almost didn’t post one… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Arranged

First, The air passes through this arrangement of throttle plates… Combined, With the fuel and nitrous oxide  that passes through these neatly arranged valves and braided stainless steel lines… The resulting, Vast quantities of consumed hydrocarbons exiting through this arrangement of chrome tubing… All hidden, But for the hood scoop, under beautifully arranged droplets of… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Launch

Sparrow leaves its perch
A black-capped chickadee immediately after lift off. A blur of motion.
Fireworks at the Pittsfield, NH hot air balloon rally.
My favorite fireworks image from the 2010 Pittsfield, NH Hot Air Balloon Rally.
Hor air balloons glow at night
"Night Glow" Hot air balloons glow at night. The mixture is adjusted on the flame, so the balloon is illuminated from within without lifting off.
dragsters at the starting line.
A pair of dragsters wait for the green, at New England Dragway, Epping, NH.