Ordinary to extraordinary is a collection of freelance photography and a veritable cornucopia of random musings, made by Larry Wyatt.

15 October 2009

Dinner is Served

Golden orb spider enjoying a damselfly with a side of larva and a nice chianti.

14 October 2009

On The Road Again

Tractor-trailer wheel at about 60 m.p.h. rolling down the highway.


07 October 2009


Canon 40D. Sigma 10-20mm wide. ISO 200, f11, 1/250

04 October 2009

And they're off.....

Slow shutter speed capture of a roller skating rink race.

Canon 40D. Tamron 28-75mm. f2.8, 1/8, ISO 200.

03 October 2009

Any Guesses?

Any guesses on what this is?

Remember Being Young?

Oh, how I remember!!

Canon PowerShot SX200

Yummy Pizza!

Flatbread pizza. Tomato, basil, parmesan. Yummy!

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS, Macro Mode

Fun With Crayons

The ultimate result of speed coloring.

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS. Macro Mode.

02 October 2009

Grocery Shopping

Taken with my new knock around camera: Canon PowerShot SX200 IS. Nice little pocket camera. This shot at ISO 100, 1/20, f 3.4, -2/3EV, AWB, Evaluative metering, Macro. Program mode.

Nice color, contrast and saturation.


Beautiful early morning light. He was singing in the back yard this morning. Hand held Canon 300mm F4 L IS USM.

Early Morning Light

The sun broke through after some wonderful storms this morning.


This photo was taken by my wife. She's learning!

Put me in, coach!! I'm ready!!


Splish Splash

Perhaps not the most well-focused shot, but kind of exciting.

Black-breasted, White-tipped Red and Yellow-beaked Bird Thingy

I never claimed to be an ornithologist. ;-)

N.B.- I just found out that this is a Moorhen.


29 September 2009

The Ant and the Flower

Testing out new Sigma 150 2.8 macro. LOTS of wind.


Not a beautiful waterfall, but a waterfall nonetheless.

23 September 2009

Right Outside Linebacker

My son, lining up and getting ready and making a tackle that brought lots of 'ooohs' and 'ahhhs' from the crowd. Horse collar, you ask? No blood, no foul!! Youth football is great!! My wife took the second shot.

The Next Motocross Champion

Naw. Just my son with his new Razor 500 Dirt Bike; his birthday present this year.

A View From the Car

Taken from my car whilst stopped at a red light. Just goes to show that it's all about the light!

13 September 2009

Bay Area Park 'Infrared'

Messing with Photoshop. Channel mixer/monochrome/green slider all the way light/blue slider all the way dark. Pretty cool, huh?