Today's camera was my Fuji X100s. I shot wide open for the most part at f/2 and practiced my custom exposures using spot metering to control the exposure I thought was best for the scene. You can find my blog article describing this technique here
The trash cans help make the statement and offer a good announcement for the location.
The light was changing as the sun broke through the showery clouds creating opportunities for depth.
Storm clouds to the east making their way past the lake. Created some nice light on the lake.
We live in a coastal inland desert so there is plenty of hardy vegetation that survives with little water all year. Normally we get only ten inches or so annually. Today these plants got a good soak.
The telephone poles against a changing sky.
The barrier to keep boaters away from the lake's dam.
The dam at the north east side of the lake.
Some of the native vegetation at the edge of Lake Poway.
The dock and boat landing.
Pine leaves against a darkening sky.
The benches were empty today, not many people were out in this weather.
A small rain squall hitting the lake with some light popping the colors in the water.
The birds were hungry. This is a popular spot for kids to feed the water birds who approach anyone that comes near them hoping to be first in line for a meal.
The park ranger's boat for quick trips across the lake.