Now that we live in the future and have ready access to digital photography, it's fun to take pictures of swallows. Blurred, unexpected images cost you nothing. Not that they should all be summarily deleted; the mistakes or mis-takes help tell the story: these birds are fast, frenetic, and unpredictable. I took these pictures in about a minute and a half as I was rushing to an appointment. I think it's a ballet, but I'm not sure the plot. Click on images for full, very moving, effect.