A Photoblog by Monte Stevens

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Your Pants Will Dry

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Wet Seat

It’s always best to check the seat before you sit down after it has rained. I say that not because I’ve heard that before but with the voice of experience and admittedly more than once. We only attain the voice experience from our trials and errors. This is so true with our photography. It reminds me of Ray Ketchams’s post where a spark of an idea and a little bit of action allowed him to light up the forest in an unusual way. He makes a couple of powerful statements in his post: “Fail, fail and fail, no one ever learned anything by only knowing success” Β and “When it comes to an idea or a photograph don’t ask someone else what it will look like, go out and try it.” So go ahead and try, your pants will dry.

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Written by Monte Stevens

December 11, 2009 at 12:01 am

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  1. Excellent post, Monte. Yea, my method all these years…fail, fail, fail. πŸ˜‰ However, this particular morning I believe my pants would freeze rather then dry. Have a great weekend!

    Earl

    December 11, 2009 at 8:19 am

    • @Earl: Yes, we are sitting at 18 degrees this morning. It almost took my breath away this morning as I headed to the airport for a 4 day trip. Have a super weekend!

      Monte Stevens

      December 11, 2009 at 9:13 am

  2. Your pants will dry and your butt will warm! πŸ™‚ Hopefully you’re going somewhere that’s warm. Enjoy!

    Paul L.

    December 11, 2009 at 10:44 am

    • Our first night is in Richmond, then the next two nights are in Albany and Buffalo. Doesn’t sound too warm, does it but hopefully dry.

      Monte Stevens

      December 11, 2009 at 11:58 am

  3. Monte thanks for the shout out there. I pretty much have the ‘wet pants’ thing going all the time. Shoot if it was easy anybody could do it, right πŸ™‚

    Ray Ketcham

    December 11, 2009 at 11:08 am

    • @Ray: I now wear almost exclusively the nylon convertible pants by North Face and Columbia. They dry quicker. πŸ™‚

      Monte Stevens

      December 11, 2009 at 12:04 pm

  4. Man, I am such a fan of those icy droplets

    Chris Klug

    December 11, 2009 at 9:03 pm

    • Yes, those little drops, liquid or frozen, always call my attention.

      Monte Stevens

      December 11, 2009 at 11:19 pm


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