Archive for March, 2015

It’s Spring!

March 30, 2015

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After what (for us) was a hard winter, it’s nice to see some signs of Spring in our yard.  These are some of the first flowers to bloom for us this year.

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A Beach Sunrise

March 19, 2015

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When Betsy and I were at Ocean Isle Beach in January, we saw many beautiful sunrises.  I played around with one of my photos trying to emphasize the colors while minimizing the details.  I rather like the result of my experimenting and am sharing that with you today.

Smoky Mountain Sunbeams

March 2, 2015

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I got the photo on which this image is based when Betsy and I visited the Smokies just before Valentine’s Day.  Our first stop was along the Foothills Parkway outside of Townsend, Tennessee.  It was a cold, overcast day, but we could see sunbeams breaking through the clouds when we looked toward Mount LeConte.  I ‘tweaked’ the photo to bring out the sunbeams, and this is the result.  I rather like it.