Monday, February 27, 2012

Winter's Beauty After Snowflurries



On the dark, dreary days of winter, it's hard to think about beauty in nature.

It's more comfortable to remain cozy and warm indoors.



But after a snow storm, even if it's just flurries, this intense desire to go outside and take pictures (what else?) comes over me.





So I grab my handy little camera and walk around.



Surely, by now, the neighbors think, "Ooops. There goes that crazy lady again, taking pictures of tree tops and trunks, the sky, and snow covered bushes."

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Of course, in the spring, they still see me snap, snap, snapping photos of every tiny green shoot that pushes its way up to the earth. So they may think "She's crazy year round."



Anyway, after a pretty good snowflake dousing this weekend, I went out and found some picturesque images to snap around the neighborhood.




Looking up, with the cold air freezing my face, I realized that even in the midst of winter, there is profound beauty all around us.




WHAT DO YOU  ENJOY PHOTOGRAPHING THE MOST?

13 comments:

LDH said...

I wouldn't think you were odd walking about the yard with your camera taking photos from unusual angles. I'd think you were quite normal. Love your photos! :)

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I think my favorite subjects to photograph are Tiger and Charlie. I also love to take photos of flowers. Your photos are lovely. hugs, Linda

diane.stetson said...

Thanks for the snow pics Susan!

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

It used to me my kids, but now they hate getting their pictures taken. I guess I would have to say food right now.

Linda O'Connell said...

Please enjoy all the snow you want :) I too, enjoy taking pictures.

Bookie said...

Almost no snow here this winter...I will just appreciate yours!

Rosie said...

Beautiful photos. I guess my neighbors think I'm crazy, too. lol.

T's Daily Treasures said...

Since I started blogging, I enjoy taking pictures of anything and everything. I don't always use them all, but I take them just in case. My family already thinks I'm crazy so it is all good. Ha! From one crazy person to another ... have a great week. Tammy

Diane said...

You always have the most beautiful pictures and post's! I love taking pictures of my Granddaughter and she loves having her picture taken. LOL

HUGS

Eva Ason said...

Beautiful photos! I love taking pictures of flowers, close ups. Have a lovely Day!

Eva

Chatty Crone said...

Well I like all the pictures you take - snow or sun shine. I think for me - I like to take pictures of my family. Love, sandie

Merlesworld said...

I like the winter tree photos, I especially like the leaves with the snow on then
Merle

Red Rose Alley said...

I am so glad that you use your camera to take pictures of the beauty in God's world. I especially love to see pictures of the snow, as I don't see it that often. We live in sunny California, and we have to go high in the mountains to see the snow. You keep taking your beautiful photos please. We all need to see them.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

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