I got the last of my pressed leaves from the giant dictionary and played with my bucket of leaves for hours, until the camera battery died.
My daughter helped me with the lighting and composition and editing. I learned to play with the histograms and edit the pictures to make them pop. I'm not sure what you're supposed to do, but I just crop and crank up the black pixels.
I spent hours editing the leaf photo file from November. After deleting all the ones I could part with, this month's file has 1251 photos. That's maybe a few hundred too many. October's has 2055 pictures, so November was an improvement, photo-OCD-wise.
I know I should clean up the files, but who do I delete? All these pretty textures and colors and patterns -
they remind me of stained glass windows in church, and sunny days, and earthy smells. They make me happy, even if they are filling up my hard drive.
I can't think of a better waste of time or space on a rainy Saturday.