Glacier National Park

We recently visited northwestern Montana and spent a few days in Glacier National Park.  Neither of us had ever been to Montana before but we heard good things about the park and couldn’t wait to go.  I took over 300 pictures during our few days there and we were both blown away by the beautiful…

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Enjoying the Outdoors

Yesterday I decided to take my camera out and go exploring a bit.  I found a footbridge that goes across a lake we have nearby.  I knew the lake was there, of course but I didn’t know about the bridge and I was surprised by how many people were there exercising, walking dogs, or spending…

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Veterans Day

Today marks the 98th anniversary of the end of WWI.  It is also Veterans Day in the U.S. which is a national holiday designated to honoring and thanking those who have served in the U.S. military.  A huge “thank you” to all veterans.  I hope you had an amazing day and got to enjoy the…

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Bees

I went to a local garden today and there were lots of happy bees enjoying the pollen. Yay!

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Shadows and Light

I went back to the park yesterday to take some pictures.  I was hoping to get some practice with my macro lens by taking pictures of flowers and other small things, but there wasn’t really anything small that stood out to me.  Instead, I used my favorite lens, a fixed 50mm high aperture lens (f/1.4),…

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Purple

I am part of a group of photographers called “Cities in Color Project”.  It’s meant to inspire us to get out and take creative pictures of objects of a certain color each month.  This month’s color is purple, so yesterday I went back to the greenhouse to see what I could find. It’s a fun…

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Beautiful End to January

I’m a bit late, but happy new year!  I hope 2016 has gotten off to a great start for you.  Today’s weather was unusually sunny and warm, so my husband and I went out for lunch and a walk in the local park.  Here are some pictures I took. I hope you enjoy your weekend!

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Autumn Nature

It’s been a lovely autumn for us this year.  Sunny days and above average temperatures have allowed me to get outside and enjoy the colorful scenes. How have you been enjoying your autumn?

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Freelensing

This is a little embarrassing, but I just read about freelensing for the first time a few days ago. Freelens is when you disconnect your lens from your camera and then hold the lens up to your camera at an angle.  It can create really interesting images.  I still need a lot of practice, but…

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Morning Light

I took these pictures around 7 in the morning and I originally thought maybe it was too dark to capture anything good, but I like the way they turned out and I think the morning light created a peaceful looking scene.

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