FRAMES: From The Archives: A 1973 box of negatives

Apologies for the hiatus of “From The Archives” posts. I vow to get into the groove of scanning the many many many many boxes (169ish) and file cabinets (4 of them) full of film from here on out.

If you would like a recap of what this “From the Archives” feature is all about, you can find the original post HERE.

Now please be aware I don’t have any cutline/caption information or stories to reference with these photos that I am posting. I only have the information that is on the negative sleeve…and sometimes it is even just a date and no other information.

If I get really really curious (I’m always curious, so what I’m really saying is if I have time) I may pop into the microfilm room and look up the edition of the paper that it ran in to get a little more information to post with it.

Here are a few of the interesting things the photographers at the Bremerton Sun photographed in 1973:

***The following ferry photos crack me up…were they filming a commuter horror movie on the Hyak because why are these people running off the boat and why does that guy with the thermos look slightly terrified?!?! Now I have never been a daily  ferry commuter so MAYBE this is still how people react when getting off the boat.***

6/23/73 Ferry Commuters by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
6/23/73 Ferry Commuters by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
6/23/73 Ferry Commuters by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
6/23/73 Ferry Commuters by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
6/23/73 Microwave Oven by Richard Ellis/ Bremerton Sun
6/23/73 Microwave Oven by Richard Ellis/ Bremerton Sun
7/09/73 Wolf Eels
7/09/73 Wolf Eels
07/24/73 Kitsap Way Paving by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
07/24/73 Kitsap Way Paving by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
07/26/73 Cookbook
07/26/73 Cookbook
07/11/73 News
07/11/73 News
6/2/73 Waterfront Sewer Construction
6/2/73 Waterfront Sewer Construction
6/2/73 Waterfront Sewer Construction
6/2/73 Waterfront Sewer Construction
7/2/73 Waterfont Sewer Line by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
7/2/73 Waterfont Sewer Line by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
07/24/73 Upward Bound by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
07/24/73 Upward Bound by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
6/15/73 Ad Mobile
6/15/73 Ad Mobile
07/23/73 AME Church by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
07/23/73 AME Church by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
07/23/73 AME Church by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
07/23/73 AME Church by Cliff McNair Jr. / Bremerton Sun
07/24/73 Wreckage of Herm Petersens Dragster
07/24/73 Wreckage of Herm Petersens Dragster
07/25/73 this negative sleeve only said "Soc." on the front. I am assuming it was for a cooking story on the Society pages.
07/25/73 this negative sleeve only said “Soc.” on the front. I am assuming it was for a cooking story on the Society pages.
07/26/73 Copyfilm Silhouettes
07/26/73 Copyfilm Silhouettes
07/26/73 West High Band Practice
07/26/73 West High Band Practice
07/27/73 Memorial Pool
07/27/73 Memorial Pool
07/28//73 Negative sleeve only said "NEWS", my guess there was some sort of sidewalk sale going on in downtown Bremerton.
07/28//73
Negative sleeve only said “NEWS”, my guess there was some sort of sidewalk sale going on in downtown Bremerton.
07/28//73 Negative sleeve only said "NEWS", my guess there was some sort of sidewalk sale going on in downtown Bremerton.
07/28//73
Negative sleeve only said “NEWS”, my guess there was some sort of sidewalk sale going on in downtown Bremerton.
07/30/73 Drags
07/30/73 Drags
07/31/73 Change of Command
07/31/73 Change of Command
07/30//73 Negative sleeve only said "ADV", my guess is this was a photo illustration for the the advertising department.
07/30//73
Negative sleeve only said “ADV”, my guess is this was a photo illustration for the the advertising department.

 

 

 

 

 

FRAMES: Photo Challenge #88: Springtime

So yes this one is actually challenge #88, sorry I had numbered the previous challenge incorrectly.

Anywho, since the last challenge was one dealing with photo technique, I’m making this one theme oriented. And by looking out my office window… oh who am I kidding everyone knows there isn’t a window in the Photo Cave, hence the addition of “Cave” in the name…okay so by sliding my chair across the Cave and out the doorway, I can see that it is a gorgeous sunny spring day out there right now. ***I started typing this on Thursday, yes it is now Friday and the weather has turned to grey and gross…but that is still part of springtime gosh darn it!! ****

So yep your theme is “Springtime.”

This challenge is of course open to interpretation and as usual all “out of the box” thinking is encouraged. I also REALLY ENCOURAGE you to shoot the challenge in the week(s) that it is assigned since the whole point of these challenges is to get shutterbugs out there shooting new and stronger photographs but Spring has been apparent for awhile so I totally will accept photos taken earlier this year.

A quick word of advice, yes flowers are a part of springtime and yes that is probably the first thing anyone thinks of when the word springtime is uttered, but here’s the thing… I hate pictures of flowers.

Okay that was harsh, I don’t REALLY hate pictures of flowers, I’m even going to post a few in the examples below, but you better make it an interesting picture of a flower because entering a standard “point-and-shoot” shot of a flower without any interesting composition, extra subject matter, really good light etc etc is just going to cause me to sigh in exasperation and click right past it.

DEADLINE for entries will be MONDAY, May 4th.

Entries may be emailed to me meegan.reid@kitsapsun.com or by using the handy “Upload Kitsap Frames Photo Challenges here.” link at the right hand side of the page. Please limit yourself to five entries. Chosen “Stand-Outs” will be published in an upcoming edition of the Kitsap Sun.

Here are a few photos from our archives that fit into the springtime theme:

A pair of lambs relax in the grass as their mother keeps a watchful eye over them in a pasture on Bainbridge Island, Wash. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (KITSAP SUN / MEEGAN M. REID)
A pair of lambs relax in the grass as their mother keeps a watchful eye over them in a pasture on Bainbridge Island, Wash. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (KITSAP SUN / MEEGAN M. REID)
Surrounded by a sea of tulips, a woman takes photos in a Roozengaarde bulb company tulip field during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Mount Vernon, Wash. on Sunday, April 5, 2015. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
Surrounded by a sea of tulips, a woman takes photos in a Roozengaarde bulb company tulip field during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Mount Vernon, Wash. on Sunday, April 5, 2015. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
James Morton of Bremerton takes advantage of the still water and warm day to standup paddle near the Lions Park boat ramp on Thursday. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
James Morton of Bremerton takes advantage of the still water and warm day to standup paddle near the Lions Park boat ramp on Thursday. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
Ellis Osburn, 2, of Bremerton hands her mom Angie her candy wrapper after sampling some that she got at the South Kitsap Regional Park on Saturday for the Fathoms O' Fun Easter Egg Hunt. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
Ellis Osburn, 2, of Bremerton hands her mom Angie her candy wrapper after sampling some that she got at the South Kitsap Regional Park on Saturday for the Fathoms O’ Fun Easter Egg Hunt. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
Dan Kieta of Bremerton smiles as he watches his granddaughter Eveyln Bodnar, 1, kite go up as she holds the string Monday at Blueberry park in Bremerton. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
Dan Kieta of Bremerton smiles as he watches his granddaughter Eveyln Bodnar, 1, kite go up as she holds the string Monday at Blueberry park in Bremerton. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
A crow sits in a flowering tree Friday as the signs of spring begin to appear. The tree is at Mountain View Middle School in Bremerton. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
A crow sits in a flowering tree Friday as the signs of spring begin to appear. The tree is at Mountain View Middle School in Bremerton. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
Ayla Hubbs,3, of Poulsbo jumps in a puddle at the Silverdale Farmers Market as her mom Nona shops for sage plants. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
Ayla Hubbs,3, of Poulsbo jumps in a puddle at the Silverdale Farmers Market as her mom Nona shops for sage plants. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
Noah Santos, 5, steps over a row of dafodils while picking the flowers with his sisters Naomi, 6, (left) and Sophia, 8, (right) at the Santos Family U-Pick Farm in Bremerton. MEEGAN M. REID | KITSAP SUN
Noah Santos, 5, steps over a row of dafodils while picking the flowers with his sisters Naomi, 6, (left) and Sophia, 8, (right) at the Santos Family U-Pick Farm in Bremerton. MEEGAN M. REID | KITSAP SUN
Laney Clement, 6, makes a dash for Easter eggs at Kiwanis Park in Bremerton on Saturday, April 19, 2014. (MEEGAN M. REID /KITSAP SUN)
Laney Clement, 6, makes a dash for Easter eggs at Kiwanis Park in Bremerton on Saturday, April 19, 2014. (MEEGAN M. REID /KITSAP SUN)
Dan Bingham of Silverdale shows his daughter Heather, 15, months how to blow a dandelion at Island Lake County Park. On a warm spring like day. LARRY STEAGALL | KITSAP SUN
Dan Bingham of Silverdale shows his daughter Heather, 15, months how to blow a dandelion at Island Lake County Park. On a warm spring like day. LARRY STEAGALL | KITSAP SUN
Jason Olivas, Jr. ,2,of Silverdale drives his electric tractor at Silverdale Waterfront Park on Tuesday. It's an early spring as the daffodils and tree blossoms are in bloom. Larry Steagall | Kitsap Sun
Jason Olivas, Jr. ,2,of Silverdale drives his electric tractor at Silverdale Waterfront Park on Tuesday. It’s an early spring as the daffodils and tree blossoms are in bloom. Larry Steagall | Kitsap Sun
Geese and goslings form an orderly line as they cross Beach Drive in Port Orchard on Wednesday. LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN
Geese and goslings form an orderly line as they cross Beach Drive in Port Orchard on Wednesday. LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN
Maureen Wierzbicki,left, and her husband Chris,right, from Bainbridge Island enjoy a spring time lunch with their son Hank,center, 10 months, at Silverdale Waterfront Park on Thursday. LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN
Maureen Wierzbicki,left, and her husband Chris,right, from Bainbridge Island enjoy a spring time lunch with their son Hank,center, 10 months, at Silverdale Waterfront Park on Thursday. LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN

 

 

 

 

 

FRAMES: Photo Challenge #87 Corner Composition: STAND-OUTS

Fabulous work on the frames challenge this week! I just love the various subject matter that was captured in the corner of each frame.

If you have ever read these challenges, you know that the composition of a photograph (defined as the artistic arrangement of the parts depicted within the frame ) is of the utmost importance and a strong composition can make even the most visually uninteresting subject matter really jump out of the frame and make the viewer pause and scrutinize the image.

Using different compositional arrangements (ie. not putting the main subject in the dead center of the frame) is an excellent way to improve one’s photography. I am of course not saying that center composition is bad, heck I am a big fan of it on certain occasions, but it’s just nice to mix it up now and then and try different compositional techniques.

Here are this week’s “stand-outs”, remember there aren’t any winners or losers, I just pick a few photos and ramble on about why they “stand-out” to me.

The following photos will be published in the Sunday, April 12th. edition of the Kitsap Sun.

0412_KSFE_Frames01Icelandic Rainbow by Dori Lee Dunkle

Who needs a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow when you can find a photographer there instead?!?!? This shot of Dori’s is just beautiful because not only is the corner composition utilized but the light and the subject matter are all top notch. Everything came together perfectly in this frame and when that happens you have an immediate stand-out.

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Otter Food by Alesha Ellis

The detail of the critter in this shot is great and I have to admit that I am a little jealous of Alesha’s shot because I have never had the opportunity to photograph an otter snacking.

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Foggy Morning Photo by Deena Alley

I love how the layers of silhouettes in this image, combined with the fog and clouds give it the perfect Pacific Northwest moody feel.

 

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Trailing Away by Bryan Flynn

While almost all the other entries utilized only one corner of the frame (and not one entry used all four) Bryan went beyond that and used two and filled them with the only subjects depicted in the shot. I really like is whimsical feel of this photo and how the beams of the sun are reaching toward the tail of the kite.

0412_KSFE_Frames05Inbound by Jack C. Harpel

I like the action of this bird in mid flight and its contrast against the vibrant green plant buds of the backdrop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRAMES: Photo Challenge #87 Corner Composition ROUND 2

We are coming to the end of our Corner Composition Challenge (deadline is Friday, April 3rd.) and if you still have yet to snap a shot and need a refresher of what exactly the “theme/technique” for this challenge is there is a recap of the challenge instructions etc. HERE!

Take a gander at a few more (and i stress few because there were way too many to post them all) of the entries thus far:

Early

Early Bird, Meet The Worm by Jack C. Harpel

Inbound"

Inbound by Jack C. Harpel

Cool

Cool Cat On a Cool Rock by Jack C. Harpel

The

The Great Ride Open by Breelan Smilen

Into

Into The Trail by Caedence Ortega

Washington

Washington Equals Rust by Caleb Thomas

Sad

Sad Flower by Tyler Smith

Otter

Otter Food by Alesha Ellis

Mailbox

Mailbox Peak by Juliana Paterson

Insect

Insect On The Sun by Kaley Bartel

Boy

Boy Playing In The Surge by Dee Kamp

Horseshoe

Horseshoe Ring by Katie Stoner

All

All Natural by Madi Gale

Flower

Flower Child by April Beckett

Flight"

Flight by Keenan Clark

Pottery

Pottery Worm by Emily Hammermeister

Curious

Curious Souls by Sara Neal

Trailing

Trailing Away by Bryan Flynn

Foggy

Foggy Reflection On Dyes Inlet by Travis Tyler

Tossin'

Tossin’ Rocks by Karen Ebersole

 

 

 

FRAMES: Heron rookery (bird nerd alert)

It’s probably not a big secret that I am a little bit of a “bird nerd”.

That’s right, I like birds, I like photographing birds and I just might have a little bird guide book where I write down the when and the where of a newly spotted bird.

And I know there are quite a few fellow “bird nerds” out there so I am passing along this bird alert: in the trees above/behind the 76 gas station on the corner of Bethel Ave. and Bay St. in Port Orchard, there is a large rookery of great blue herons building nests. It’s quite a sight to see them flying to and from with twigs and sticks.

Your window for seeing this is probably closing pretty soon because once the leaves on the trees spring forth, I have to think those nests are going to be quite hard to spot.

Here are a few shots I snapped of the rookery today:

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all photos © Meegan M. Reid/Kitsap Sun

FRAMES: Photo Challenge #87 Corner Composition ROUND 1

Entries are coming in for our Corner Composition Challenge and deadline is still APRIL 3rd. Also a recap of the challenge is located HERE.

One more thing, names people. REAL LIFE NAMES must be on the upload form or in your email to me etc. crediting random email handles looks ridiculous.

Here are a few of the entries received:

Apologies to Mark Rothko by Steve Johnson
Apologies to Mark Rothko by Steve Johnson
Barn Owl by Eli Owens
Barn Owl by Eli Owens
Dancing With The Stars by Steve Johnson
Dancing With The Stars by Steve Johnson
Fish Tales by Steve Johnson
Fish Tales by Steve Johnson
Seagull Over Mt. Rainier by Stuart Hafer
Seagull Over Mt. Rainier by Stuart Hafer
Is He Safe? by Stuart Hafer
Is He Safe? by Stuart Hafer
Ready To Run by Steve Johnson
Ready To Run by Steve Johnson
Snails In The Thorns by Eli Owens
Snails In The Thorns by Eli Owens
The Architect Takes A Break by Steve Johnson
The Architect Takes A Break by Steve Johnson

Bestest

Bestest Friends Forever by Christina

#Lunch

Lunch Time by flossboss33

#Serenity"

Serenity by flossboss33

A

A Hole in One by Maragret Behning

On

On Top Of The World by Claire Christien

Listening

Listening From Afar by Margaret Behning

DIRECTION

Direction Change by acesign

At

At Anchor by Karen Eborsole

Spring

Spring Blooms Early by flossboss33
SunshineIcelandic Rainbow by Dori Lee Dunkle

 

FRAMES: Photo Challenge #87 Corner Composition

If you have ever read these challenges, you know that the composition of a photograph (also known as the artistic arrangement of the parts depicted within the frame ) is of the utmost importance.

A strong composition can make even the most visually uninteresting subject matter really jump out of the frame and make the viewer pause and scrutinize the image.

This week’s challenge if you choose to accept it is: Corner Composition.

Now I don’t think that “corner composition” is really a technical term but that’s what I call it so I want to see your best photo that depicts your subject or point of interest in the corner (or corners) of your frame. The subject matter is up to you. Your camera choice is up to you (iPhone vs DSLR etc).

DEADLINE for entries will be Friday, April 3rd. so that gives you plenty of time to get out there and shoot some fresh photos with this technique. 

Entries may be emailed directly to mreid@kitsapsun.com or there is a handy “Upload Kitsap Frames Photo Challenges here.” link on the right side of this page.

Or check out our new facebook page:

 www.facebook.com/kitsapframes

Those chosen as “Stand-Outs” will be published in an upcoming edition of the Kitsap Sun.

Here are a few from our archives to get you thinking:

With a feather in his hat Kit Heinrichs, of Kenmore, is silhouetted against a brightly colored tent at the annual June Faire in Port Gamble, Washington on Saturday, May 31, 2014. (MEEGAN M. REID / KISTAP SUN)
With a feather in his hat Kit Heinrichs, of Kenmore, is silhouetted against a brightly colored tent at the annual June Faire in Port Gamble, Washington on Saturday, May 31, 2014. (MEEGAN M. REID / KISTAP SUN)
Seagulls take flight as a curious Charlye Malone, 1, walks up to them while visiting Evergeen Rotary Park in Bremerton Wash. with her grandmother on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. (AP Photo / Kitsap Sun, Meegan M. Reid)
Seagulls take flight as a curious Charlye Malone, 1, walks up to them while visiting Evergeen Rotary Park in Bremerton Wash. with her grandmother on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. (AP Photo / Kitsap Sun, Meegan M. Reid)
A sailor stands on deck of the USS John C. Stennis after it docked at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on Friday, May, 3, 2013. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
A sailor stands on deck of the USS John C. Stennis after it docked at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on Friday, May, 3, 2013. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
UW's Kevin Kwon chips a shot onto the green during the Husky Invitational at Gold Mountain on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
UW’s Kevin Kwon chips a shot onto the green during the Husky Invitational at Gold Mountain on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
A male osprey returns to a waiting fledgling with a fish in his talons at their nest on top of one of the lights at Gene Lobe Field at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds on Thursday, July 12, 2012. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
A male osprey returns to a waiting fledgling with a fish in his talons at their nest on top of one of the lights at Gene Lobe Field at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds on Thursday, July 12, 2012. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
A worker from the J.D. Fenwick Landscaping & Lawn Maintenance of Kingston mows the grass at the Norm Dicks Government center in Bremerton Tuesday afternoon. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
A worker from the J.D. Fenwick Landscaping & Lawn Maintenance of Kingston mows the grass at the Norm Dicks Government center in Bremerton Tuesday afternoon. (LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN)
Snow Goose in Skagit Valley by Meegan M. Reid
Snow Goose in Skagit Valley by Meegan M. Reid
The captain of a small sailboat named "Wee Rogue" gives a thumbs up to a fellow boater as he sails through the plethora of vessels anchored in Poulsbo's Liberty Bay on Monday, July 2, 2012. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
The captain of a small sailboat named “Wee Rogue” gives a thumbs up to a fellow boater as he sails through the plethora of vessels anchored in Poulsbo’s Liberty Bay on Monday, July 2, 2012. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
A juvenile bald eagle takes flight from a tree in Ilahee on a foggy Wednesday morning. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
A juvenile bald eagle takes flight from a tree in Ilahee on a foggy Wednesday morning. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
Saddle bronc riders stand behind the chutes as dusk falls during Saturday night's Kitsap County Stampede. (MEEGAN M. REID | KITSAP SUN)
Saddle bronc riders stand behind the chutes as dusk falls during Saturday night’s Kitsap County Stampede. (MEEGAN M. REID | KITSAP SUN)
Snowflakes twirl across the stage during Wednesday night's rehearsal of Peninsula Dance Theatre's The Nutcracker at the Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center. Performances are December 4th & 5th at 7:30 PM. MEEGAN M. REID | KITSAP SUN
Snowflakes twirl across the stage during Wednesday night’s rehearsal of Peninsula Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker at the Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center. Performances are December 4th & 5th at 7:30 PM. MEEGAN M. REID | KITSAP SUN
Thrill seekers jump off the bridge as they take part in the annual Polar Plunge in Olalla on Saturday. (MEEGAN M. REID | KITSAP SUN)
Thrill seekers jump off the bridge as they take part in the annual Polar Plunge in Olalla on Saturday. (MEEGAN M. REID | KITSAP SUN)
Monster Energy AMA Supercross at Qwest Field in Seattle on Saturday April 15, 2011. (MEEGAN M. REID/KITSAP SUN)
Monster Energy AMA Supercross at Qwest Field in Seattle on Saturday April 15, 2011. (MEEGAN M. REID/KITSAP SUN)
Family and friends gather to send of the USS John C. Stennis as it heads to the western Pacific Ocean and the Persian Gulf for a seven month deployment on Monday, July 25, 2011. (MEEGAN M. REID/KITSAP SUN)
Family and friends gather to send of the USS John C. Stennis as it heads to the western Pacific Ocean and the Persian Gulf for a seven month deployment on Monday, July 25, 2011. (MEEGAN M. REID/KITSAP SUN)
Pheasant Fields Farm Hand Sheli Story harvests sunflowers at the Silverdale farm on a sunny Tuesday afternoon. The cut flowers will be sold at local farmer's markets this week. MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN
Pheasant Fields Farm Hand Sheli Story harvests sunflowers at the Silverdale farm on a sunny Tuesday afternoon. The cut flowers will be sold at local farmer’s markets this week. MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN
The view through a rain soaked windshield causes a painterly effect as a pedestrian with an umbrella walks along Pacific Avenue in Bremerton, Wash. on Monday, November 19, 2012. (AP Photo/ Kitsap Sun, Meegan M. Reid)
The view through a rain soaked windshield causes a painterly effect as a pedestrian with an umbrella walks along Pacific Avenue in Bremerton, Wash. on Monday, November 19, 2012. (AP Photo/ Kitsap Sun, Meegan M. Reid)
A horned grebe paddles through the sparkly water of Poulsbo Marina on Monday. MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN
A horned grebe paddles through the sparkly water of Poulsbo Marina on Monday. MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN

FRAMES: Photo of the day: Skittish Seagulls

As a photographer,  you just know when a curious youngster meets a flock of seagulls in the park that it is going to be a nice photo…but when that kid is also wearing a hood with bear ears… well that just takes the photograph to a whole new level of cute! ;)

Seagulls take flight as a curious Charlye Malone, 1, walks up to them while visiting Bremerton's Evergeen Rotary Park with her grandmother Karen Frederick on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)
Seagulls take flight as a curious Charlye Malone, 1, walks up to them while visiting Bremerton’s Evergeen Rotary Park with her grandmother Karen Frederick on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. (MEEGAN M. REID / KITSAP SUN)