The exciting world of landscape photography is full of surprises. You never know what will happen next. You just photograph nature’s unexpectedly bounty as it comes your way.
For example, on the side of a lonely country road you are innocently capturing macros of the last remaining wildflowers before season’s end when, suddenly, a presidential motorcade appears out of nowhere!
Heavens to “Hail to the Chief!!!”
President Obama, obviously jealous, checked me out among my flowery friends from the back window of his limo. We shared a chance glance.
At that very instant he and I both realized he is trapped in a bubble from which there is no possible escape. I gave him an understanding nod.
The President nodded back in sad agreement. He went on his way.
President Obama and I shared a poignant moment.
The Secret Service and I, however, had a different kind of moment. I probably should not have worn my Colombian hooker outfit.
Inside the open back lift gate of that van is where the major heavy-duty firepower sits at the ready to protect the President.
Of course, no presidential visit is complete without a friendly local welcoming committee.
It is true what I’ve read; the president does indeed have a “thing” for motorcycle cops.
The motorcade police obviously had a good time hobnobbing with passers by.
This image was captured just seconds before the officer’s hand on the far lower left may have (but probably didn’t)… wellll… “cop” a feel… ifn ya get my drift. 😉