A Thanksgiving to Remember?

Updated: Apr 7, 2020

Well, what a Thanksgiving break. I got to spend it back in Cape Coral, FL, where of course I had my camera on me! I've been wanting to get that cool shot from high up on a roof using a long exposure to get streaks of headlights. You know, like this one, from Dave DiCello (@DaveDiCello on Twitter):

So, here is my own attempt, from the roof of Hotel Indigo in Downtown Fort Myers, FL:

I actually began wondering why on earth these pictures sucked. Then I realized...lack of traffic. So, I simply panned my camera around to view the bridge over the Caloosahatchee River and...

Not quite the perfect effect I wanted, but still an excellent shot! Anyway, the next day was Thanksgiving! We went out to Sanibel Island for dinner. On the way there I told my dad to pull off the side of the causeway between the island an mainland to get awesome pictures like these:

And on our way back home:

We finally arrived home, where, well, let's just say I went from sports photographer to nature photographer to forensic photographer in less than a week.....

SURPRISE! A water line in our house broke.

Look, the water is even dripping off of the kitchen light! (This was only after we came home to a waterfall out my front door and a fire hose spewing water from the wall down onto everything)

Thankfully the photos from the bottom boxes were okay!

We then endured two days of THIS: