Thursday, October 29, 2009
Off the Beaten Path
For this week's You Capture photo challenge, Beth from I Should Be Folding Laundry called upon us to capture autumn creatively: up close, and outside the box.
My Regular Readers know that I'm fresh from the mountains, where my camera, husband, and I spent a weekend experiencing fall in its most glorious goodness, so I had plenty of opportunities to capture the season from myriad angles. As with most of my endeavors, I began by getting up close and personal with a fresh cup of coffee...
...savored over a stunning explosion of lakeside color.
Although we did linger over breakfast, the scenery in the outside world where we temporarily took up residence was even more energizing:
Since my husband's injury didn't allow us to do much hiking, we took the time to explore the details in little things that might have otherwise gone unnoticed:
And enjoyed the changes the season brought to an area of the park that was much different during the week we were there in August:
We pretty much had the beach to ourselves. With the exception of one friend we met along the way:
Like all wonderful interludes, this one was all too short. Monday morning found me viewing fall as you only can from an elementary art room: