I realized recently that I haven’t been doing much photography lately. So I decided that I was just going to have to make a point to rectify that situation. An early riser, I decided to head out to the prairie to catch the sunrise this morning. (I hadn’t thought to consider the weather conditions first.) I got there just as the black of night was starting to lift. It was freezing cold and quiet, except for the sound of gravel crunching beneath my feet. As I headed uphill toward some of my favorite views, I was startled by a pair of does. It was exciting to be so close.
As the sky started to lighten, I could hear, but not see what I believe to have been a flock of turkeys, their calls so loud in the stillness.
The morning decided not to treat me to the colorful sunrise I had hoped for, yet the gray sky and low clouds made what color there was seem all the more vibrant.
It was a challenge trying to get good photographs this morning. I don’t do much low light photography.
This tree always strikes me when I pass it on the trail. It reminds me of a rhinoceros.
A little bit of unexpected color … .
A few more hills to climb … .
… and a bit of woods to pass.
Crossing the creek … and then heading home to warm up before the rain.
Wishing you a lovely weekend and hoping that you get a chance to do something that you’ve been wanting to do too!