It’s late autumn in the far southern part of the United States. I’m enjoying late afternoon walks near my house and here are ten things I’ve noticed while walking.
My camera is a great excuse to walk and to observe nature. Not every picture is worthy for later processing, but a surprising number are pretty good.
This summer there are LOVE signs popping up all over the state of Virginia. It's a shout out to the state theme, "Virginia Is For Lovers".
While photographing the bees with my camera, I’ve observed how they attempt to knock each other off the flowers. I imagine it’s a survival technique – if the flower is good, why should they try a different one even though others are nearby without competiton? The bees try to chase away each other, as well…
Bee butts are cute, but what I got was a bee wearing pantaloons while upside down in a thistle!
Sometimes I don’t realize that I’ve taken a perfect picture until I get home and start reviewing my work. That was the case with this tree peony. The color, the symmetry, the unfolding of the petals – all made for a rich and luxurious flower, waiting for me to release it to the world. #…
March gave me several lessons, including better protecting my creative time and why green beans are good for a beagle.
Having something that is pretty for the sake of pretty is refreshing. It gives our life a daily harvest of beauty and color.
One thing I particularly enjoy about post processing my photos is learning new things. Joining a monthly texture club encouraged me to stretch my skills, see what others did, and enhance my photographs.