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Four Photo Fridays: 4/8/11

April 8, 2011

Today’s four photos come to you in honor of our transition into one of my favorite seasons of the year. Though CNY has provided us with a few last-minute winter storms and crumby weather, it’s clear that spring is lurking around the corner and is only a few deep breaths of fresh-blossoming-floral air away.

This past weekend I was able to enjoy my first hike/nature photo-walk of the season.  With (an overly eager) Maple and camera in tow we ventured out onto some of the lower rim trails off of Buttermilk Falls.  It was such a gorgeous day with only the slightest nip in the air and despite the current absence of blossoming flowers and leafing trees I was still able to capture this beautiful transition of winter into spring.

  1. Branches Become Silhouettes (ISO: 400; Exposure: 1/800 sec; Aperture: 7.1; Focal Length: 51mm)
    • Silhouetted against a bright blue cloudy sky, I love the contrast between the dark lines and colored sky.
  2. Remains of Season’s Past (ISO: 400; Exposure: 1/100 sec; Aperture: 7.1; Focal Length: 55mm)
    • These berries, dried and shriveled still clung to freshly budding branches.
  3. Signs of Spring (taken at ISO: 400; Exposure: 1/100 sec; Aperture: 7.1; Focal Length: 55mm)
    • These teeny-tiny seedlings sprouted on a moss-covered fallen tree.
  4. Bat Dog (ISO: 1600; Exposure: 1/1000 sec; Aperture: 5.6; Focal Length: 55mm)
    • With ears perked up, Maple looked on as she heard something scurry in the woods.  I  love the composition of this one and adore that Maple’s ear nip scar is visible, it sure does make her look like one tough cookie.

Happy Friday!

One Comment leave one →
  1. April 9, 2011 11:24 pm

    Lovely photos!

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