Another super quick post, but something I thought was pretty cool. (Ugh, originally this had a spoiler warning, but WordPress Reader thought it was smart to disregard my featured pic and shove the entire gallery in everyone’s faces.)
Sooo every time I go past my town tree I have the urge to sit down and snap a pic, even though I know it’ll be the same dang pic I took the time before. I just can’t help it xP Which means I have a LOT of town tree pics. Recently I organised all those pictures in folders, ordering them by various properties such as time of day, time of year and weather. The collection was starting to get somewhere, so I wanted to share ^_^
Daytime Pics by Time of Year
First are the daytime pics in mostly fine weather, ordered by time of year. In other words, it’s kinda like the stages of the tree and surrounds, though I wasn’t very strict about having one pic per stage. Obviously they only start from the time you could sit under it. If you hover over or open each pic, you can see the date and time.
It kinda sucks that you don’t get to see a red town tree, before it just turns into that awkward 3-clumped thing (or 2- if your tree tree was smaller). At this point I really appreciate that we got the game in the middle of summer and had a good, long time to enjoy a healthy green tree and watch it grow normally.
By Colour and Time of Day
In another folder, I ordered all the pictures taken in fine weather according to tree colour, and then according to time of day for each colour. It looked really nice in the end so I made an image of all of the thumbnails (click to enlarge).
As you can see, each colour is a mash of tree shapes and sizes xP For this set I just completely disregarded the chronological stage of the tree (though it’s still roughly in order) and only grouped them by colour. The yellow tree can be pretty misleading during different times of the day, but those are all one colour! 😛 (Rows 6-8)
You can probably see that in said lot of yellow trees, there are 3 pictures with circle marks on them whose colours don’t fit properly into the evening sequence. Those are correctly ordered by time of day. I dunno if it was a dust storm or what (Sydney 2009? :P) but on that particular evening the sunset was super red. It was the 27th October if that has any significance. I thought it must have just been my imagination, but now that the pictures are side-by-side with regular evenings, you can see it was totally different o_o
And that’s it for this little town tree feature. I hope you enjoyed it!
A little note for the near future:
My semester just ended and I am finishing up with the last of my uni commitments. Although that means I will be very soonly FREE *angels’ voices*… I will be leaving in a little over a week, for Japan!! Yes, my trip somehow changed from Europe to Japan. I’m going with a friend and Europe was a bit big to fit into the free time slot we have in common (so… save it for a better time? 🙂 ). Since it’s in 9 days and I haven’t packed, finished my final assignment, or finalised some trip details, I don’t know if I’ll actually have time to post a proper update before I leave (although I really want to!).
I’ll be staying there for a month, just visiting various cities and attractions, seeing how the Japanese live and in general seeing what it’s all about, especially when New Year comes around! I’m definitely bringing my 3DS though, so no worries about my town 😛 And who knows, a couple of the places we will be staying has WiFi, so I might be able to ‘meet’ you there 🙂
So whether I post or not, until next time~
P.S. I am loving winter! It’s barely started but omigosh snow falling and holly growing and snowflakes twirling and Gracie gorgeous furniture and Jingle items and and and… x3