52- Week Photo Challenge Week 39: The Elements

Week 39:  Inspiration:  The Elements “Earth, Fire, Wind, Rain, and Spirit. Find inspiration in the elements of our world.” This quiet spot in our forest offers 4 of the 5 elements.  Earth, rain, wind, and spirit. Earth – plenty of soil and trees. Rain – adds to this small creek.  This time of year it’s…

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Weeks 18-21: Weight/Mass; Aging; Negative Space; Serenity

Time to play catch-up with the 52-week photography challenge. Week 18: Inspiration: Weight or Mass “Heavy as a stone, light as a feather. Find inspiration and shoot an amazing photograph.” I remember as a kid looking up at the clouds thinking wouldn’t it be nice to sit on one of those.  They look so light…

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Week 2: Composition “Rule of Thirds: Motion”

This past weekend we received a nice blanket of snow.  Everything was quiet and still covered in this cold yet beautiful layer.  For this week’s challenge we were asked to show motion using the rule of thirds. Besides some small birds flitting about this small creek was about the only thing in motion.  It was…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Silence

With a blanket of snow covering the forest ground and most of this creek, silence enveloped my winter hike. It’s amazing how quiet the forest becomes when covered with snow.  The silence is refreshing.

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Changing Seasons – April

April has been the most dramatic in terms of changes in our forest.  It has been amazing to watch new life spring up.  I always love watching the trees go from bare to buds to full leaves.  With this beautiful spring transformation, I am breaking the “rules” by sharing more than 20 photos.  Some I…

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The Changing Seasons – January 2016

This monthly photo challenge is new to my blog for 2016.  The idea behind this challenge comes from Cardinal Guzman’s blog.   Living on 100 forested acres, this challenge really appealed to me.  I try and get out for a hike or a 4 wheeling excursion several times a week.  Last year, I found it fascinating…

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