Wednesday, February 24, 2010

(Day 55) A walk through the creation

The weather's been a bit of a 2-edged sword these days - drab and dreary on the one hand, but fairly mild compared to 'normal'. We get a bit of snow in the mornings, then the temperature goes up to 8C (46F) and it all melts again. But I wanted to get outdoors for a little fresh air and take some photos in the countryside. I knew of a little area not far from home; I decided to post a couple of extra shots of 'the beauty that surrounds us'.


(70-200mm  f16  1/20 sec  ISO200)

















(70-200mm  f16  1/50 sec  ISO200)

 

(70-200mm  f16  1/125 sec  ISO200)


5 comments:

M. Hassan said...

I'm tired of seeing snow, but this shot brings me some joy instead of frustration.

Good job!

Krista said...

The weather has been weird here, too. It was -30C a couple of mornings ago but by lunch time the snow was melting. WEIRD! But... not complaining... melting snow in Yukon in February? I'll take it! ;o)

That second shot is really great! Do you ever edit your photos? I think I would try that one in B&W to see what it would do. I like the colour too though, it's just a bit of shading, I like the colour of the grass!

Rick de Zoete said...

@M.Hassan - I feel where you're coming from; we're quite accustomed to it and don't set our expectations to be snow-free till about mid-April. Thanks for your comment.

@Krista - thanks. I do very little editing (other than to re-size before I upload). I did think about a b&w version as I was driving back from the place (but forgot to edit it). I did just do that and I like it also. Re: weird weather you're having - reminds me of the chinooks we got when I lived near Calgary: -35C to +18C within 24 hours! Crazy.

Anonymous said...

Great photos! And God-honoring, too. This was my original intention--you've done well with it. God bless. (Kathy Hendrix--North Carolina)

Rick de Zoete said...

Thank you Kathy. If you're not familiar with it, have a listen to Brian Doerksen's song 'Creation Calls'.