Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Radošca / Radoshitza Cave, Day 97
Here, There, Everywhere

October 24, 2018, 18 pictures

          Most images are approximately 768 x 1024 pixels in size, numbers in front of the picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original photo files. Event participants who contributed to the making of these pictures and related persons: Janez Kanoni - Žan, Igor Maksim Košir - Ičo, Jaka Flis and Kristofer Pečar - Bajsi.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2018. The saw in the picture 42261 was correctly identified by Bajsi.

Markov spodmol


42246. Soutwest bound forest track which forks off uphill at the end of the road, in autumn colours



42247. Cave entrance as seen from the plateau next to the end of the forest road clearing



42248. Blue ground beetle, Carabus intricatus, modri krešič in Slovenian, on a step the photographer carved into the earthen slippery slope.



42250. The main goal of the visit was to enhance the access trail and to test the newly acquired accu light, for instance in this selfie.



42254. It is a 10 W LED floodlight, about 0.75 kg in weight, 30 Euros, should last (up to) three hours.



42253. Mounted on a stick ...



42252. ... it provided a strong round wide beam of light, with yellow-to-green rim. Probably of not much use as an illumination source of the photo itself, but an excellent ambient light, greatly facilitates the installation of flashes, composition of the picture, makes moving around the scene a piece of cake.



To Sajevče and Lanski vrh


42255. View west of Sajevče meadow and field from its easternmost corner, where the forest track ends, with Mt. Nanos (1.313 m) in the backdrop



42256. View of Jakovica hill from the road Planina - Grčarevec, framed by spruces ...



42257. ... and in an unobstructed view across the Planinsko polje valley, from the slope below the road



42258. A late blooming dandelion, Taraxacum officinale, the second time this year



Članska vas Village


42259. Žan and Ičo at the barbecue, discussing today's visit of Jaka and his two young companions, both with aspirations in the movie making business. What times have we come to. started Žan. Nowadays just about anybody wants to make a film, anybody with five minutes of time to spare ... ... and a cell phone added Ičo. Well, the smartphone movie scene is not as vivid as it was 10 years ago, but still very much alive with top festivals in Barcelona, San Diego and Sydney (girls rule there).



42260. Tripe stew was Ičo's favourite, here warmed up at the barbecue.



42261. Žan is cutting a board with a sliding miter saw, potezna čelilno zajeralna žaga in Slovenian ...



42262. ... one of the last boards to complete the shelter's roof extension ...



42263. ... which Žan trimmed at the southern end. A few days later he completed the job by installing asphalt shingle roofing, of the same variety as on the main roof. The firewood will now stay dry in the moisty winter.



42264. Cirrus Vertebratus - fish bone pattern clouds to the east - usually they appear at the altitudes above 6.000 m and are connected to jet stream.



42265. Late afternoon snack: cooked potatoes, baked chicken wings, compote of an apple and a plum



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