Open your eyes

19 10 2013

It’s been foggy in the Lower Mainland for a few days. Quite mild, but pretty murky. It adds a dampness, without actually raining.

It was as if it highlighted every spider’s web in every bush and shrub. It added sheen to all the autumn leaves just waiting for their command to let go of their particular branch. But there were still some flowers in full colour.

I had just a few minutes playing with my camera, but I felt so calm and relaxed afterwards. Looking at nature slowly and deliberately as one does through a lens.

How much there is to see, if only we’d take the time to look.

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21 10 2013
lanceleuven

Some excellent shots there. I particularly like the frist one.

21 10 2013
Quieter Elephant

Thanks Lance. That was the one I had to shoot completely manually – the lens kept trying to focus on he background.

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