September 07, 2011

Scenes from Graham Oaks

I visited Graham Oaks Nature Park the other day. It wasn't very bird-y, but I did see lots of swallows and goldfinches.







There are a lot of open fields that have been planted as oak savannah. Part of the trail is open for dogs and next time I might bring Maggie.




I've been inspired by two blogs that show a special part of nature and photography:
Resurrection Fern: http://resurrectionfern.typepad.com/resurrection_fern/
Cozy Homemaking: http://cozyhomemaking.typepad.com/blog/


Since I didn't see much to photograph, I tried to look closer and see what I could find. I don't have a macro lens, but I was able to get close to some things and crop them to give them that macro feel. I think I need a macro lens, don't you?























6 comments:

  1. Swallows are always a lovely sight. Beautiful shots--so many autumn-esque golds & browns! I went to Forest Park the other day and saw SO many little pacific wrens bobbing about. What a treat!

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  2. hi !
    I noticed your blog when checking my blog stats, and I'm glad I did. Your photos are lovely, really, and a macro lens just would be the cherry on top. If you don't have a "vision", you can have a macro lens & it won't make a difference. Do you see what I mean ?
    Thank you for mentionning me and my best friend. I couldn't be happier to see our names side by side ! :)
    regards,

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  3. you have such an amazing eye for detail that your present lens is capturing.
    The most expensive camera in the world can never replace that.

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  4. Your photos are beautiful, the lens might make more accessible to you, but you have the eye for it right now. Lovely!

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  5. I love the tan grasses everywhere. You did find many wonderful small interesting thing. Certainly can see the season changes coming here. Wonderful images.

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