Winter’s Chill

Ice Storm Featured Image

This past weekend brought some icy weather to my neck of the woods.  So I ventured out with my camera to see if I could find any interesting shots. The images in this post were all taken in my backyard, no more than 100' from my house.  It just shows that if you really look…

For the Love of Apples

Every year, since my childhood, on the first Saturday of October.  My hometown closes the streets and makes preparations for the biggest day of the year...The Apple Festival. The Apple Festival is a single day festival that features crafts, artisans, food, music, fun & games.  The typically quiet streets come alive with spectators, performers, and…

Taking a closer look…it’s all in the details

This past week's challenge was all about the details.  So with that in mind, I wanted to photograph somewhat everyday items but in a way that highlighted the finer details. I had originally planned to photograph details in the built environment, such as, architectural details, mechanical details, etc.  However, the weather was not cooperating and…

Abandoned & Lonely

There's something about this image that I find intriguing.  To me, it speaks of loneliness and abandonment. The bars on the window indicate that perhaps, at sometime in the past, this building held items that were precious to someone.  The building and it's contents where important and worth protecting. Now...only shards of glass and tattered…

Pursuing Textures…

This past week's challenge was texture.  So on Sunday afternoon I grabbed my camera with the intention of seeking out textures. When you pay attention it's amazing how much diversity there is in common day objects.  Materials that we are around each day...all of them with their unique texture or pattern. All of the photos…

On the hunt for reflections…

I took another trip downtown this past weekend to see if I could find something interesting to point my camera lens at.  I was on the hunt for reflections. Reflections was the theme for this past weeks photo challenge. I had high hopes of finding "photographic gold".  Capturing a wonderful moment and coming home with…

Downtown Photo Walk

This morning the weather was overcast with periods of misty rain.  I was hoping to actually shoot during the wet morning conditions but by the time I could get out and shoot the mist had stopped and everything was dry.   The overcast skies remained and and I went downtown to see if I could spot…