Sunday, February 21, 2010

.at the lake.

a warm winter day at the lake
In my earlier post, I mentioned having taken some photos at the lake this morning, only find that the images were missing from my memory card. Weird. My tutoring class was canceled this evening so I took my new camera (instead of the old one I was shooting with earlier) and headed back to the lake. Honestly, I don't know what I was thinking I was going to capture. I felt a little weird because I had my camera bag strapped to my back, and this big camera hanging from my neck. I felt too "obvious". Ever feel like that? The sun wasn't as bright due to the clouds that were starting to move in. [sigh] I finally sat down for a moment to just soak in the scenery. I watched as the tiny glimmers of sunlight danced upon the surface of the water. I miss the beach. A flock of geese squawked loudly as they flew above me in the distance. A pair of seagulls glided in front of me, and then back towards the tree line across the water. Maybe this is what I was meant to do. Sit. Listen. Absorb. Reflect. I guess, things happen for a reason.


  1. This is such a beautiful shot... what a great place!

    The other evening we took a couple of our dogs to a pretty local park; Dean asked me why I didn't bring my camera and I said "Because I just want to EXPERIENCE this." Sometimes even us photo-junkies feel the urge to just soak it in, right? :)

  2. Im a firm believer in things happening for a reason. And yes...when I worked at the paper, i felt painfully obvious and almost like paparazzi ;) however, I think that experience has made me brave and relaxed about photographing anything...even marching up to a stranger's front door and asking if I could photograph my daughter in front of their beautiful tree. Done it! ;)

  3. Ha ha! Thanks Heather! I've made a point to wear my camera bag everywhere now so I can get "used to it". I'm getting there. Slowly but surely.


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