Tag Archive | Silhouettes

Nature Walks: 1-30-17

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A few weeks ago, the snow returned once again, the tease of Spring was just a quick peek.

 

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But, a fresh coat of white always brings the contrast of other colors forth.

 

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At the end of my walk I reflected my gratitude towards the snow and left with a full heart ~ <3.

 

Sunset Sundays

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This week’s sunset feature was again from Kris Hill :).

 

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My sunset pic was taken Friday on my way home from work.

 

Back to Painting

The photo my father took.

 The photo my father took.

For my father’s birthday, I painted a picture that he took of a lighthouse in South Haven, MI. I had my ups in downs during the process of this painting and at one point I laughed at myself when the Bob Ross song popped in my head.

 

 

Strangely enough, any problem I was having worked itself out during the “relax, let it flow, think like water.” 🙂

 
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Another painting is done and I am starting to think it is time for me to keep them going. 🙂 More to come soon!

 

Nature is Present Everywhere

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So, these pictures aren’t the best quality… but they were taken when a moment left me breathless. Thanks to my handy dandy flip phone 😉 I am able to share those moments with you!

 

The picture above was of condensation that had turned solid from the cold.

 

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I am always in awe of the way our sun reflects off water. 
 
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My eyes caught the sunset in the side mirror of my boyfriend’s Jeep. I later noticed the words, “Objects in mirror are closer than they appear.” I laughed and thought “okay nature I here ya, thank you.”

 

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Can you guess where this was taken?

 

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Yep, in the side mirror of my car ;).

 

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These last two were in my car as well, I loved watching the water flow down the window. I also liked how the snow turned the pictures into more of a black and white photo too.

 

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Each day I feel closer to nature, closer to something more real. Is it just being in the presence of nature or a fullness of life? 😀

 

Weekend Walk

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I went on another photography walk with my friend Jenna a few weeks ago. This time we went to Leila Arboretum. We visited the Fantasy Forest and walked around in search of our muses :). 

 
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We were drawn to the variety of colors and textures of different tree trunks.

 
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We were fascinated by this one tree… I just forgot to look at it’s tag to see what type it was. It reminded me of a large rose bush, but with pine cones instead of flowers. The other picture on the bottom right was a different tree as the sun began to set.

 

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As another walk came to a close, I thought “I am grateful of my friend and these weekend walks. I feel this is just what I have needed to get me back out into nature ^_^.”

 

Winter Returns

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So… what did I do?

I went with a friend to a nearby park to get a few good shots 😉 .

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I am grateful of my dear friend Jenna for getting me out!  In the first pic above it looked like she found an interesting spot. After she was done I checked it out and the result was the “dinosaur tooth” thorns above. We kept each other inspired by discussing settings and objects that intrigued us.

 

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Not only did we have fun, but we also got to see a pretty nice sunset!

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