"Place, with a trace of humanity" Photography/Photo of the Day/Pittsburgh

Posts tagged “outdoors

What My Client Lent Me at the Photo Shoot

Remember the Spring-like November Day I posted Tuesday with the thirty degree drop in temps predicted?

Well, it’s more like a forty degree drop two days later-

in the park, late afternoon.

Cashmere fingerless gloves.

Thank you SB for the loan of the luxurious gloves.   I’m still warming up the rest of me.

fingerless gloves:

My hand looks a bit like “The Claw” in a horror flick but the cozy gloves were so welcome on my chilly hands during the photo shoot in the park.


Before they fell

Schenley Park tree.

Just a couple of weeks ago.  The setting sun coming through the leaves.

autumn leaves tree


Lone Golden Tree

Autumn afternoon.

One more hour of Wednesday so squeaking in as a Wordless Wednesday. Well, almost wordless.

Don’t seem to be disciplined enough to stick with the Wordless Wednesday, Throwback Thursday on a regular basis.

Friday’s Weekly Photo Challenge is one I enjoy responding to each week, though.

I was reading about how one’s blog is kind of a self-imposed assignment- one doesn’t have to do it at all.

But you get something going and you stick with it. Put it out there.

There’s always something new to be seen in the world, photographed and shared.

Thanks for looking today.

Golden Leaf Tree


Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

Spring is a welcome season.

Especially after the long hard winter months.

I found it difficult to make my entry unique

so am just going with the theme in general- green shoots, blossoms and leaves and the old apple tree’s flowers.

Baseball is Spring -

and love!

 

 

 

baseballs

Baseballs at the High School game.

 

apple blossom

Apple blossoms on my tree in the backyard

red bud and new leaves

Full leaf trees and the red bud blooming.

green shoots

New shoots push up through the old leaves and dirt

love

Outdoors without coats on deck in Ohio, after swinging on the swings.

 


Ohio Katydid and the Kids Via My Son Mark

A fun series to receive on the phone from my son Mark.

Looks like a depth of field exercise, too.

This is a “leaf bug” or katydid.  A relative of the grasshopper and also called a bush-cricket in some parts of the world.   Looks like such an interesting creature and is the perfection of camouflage.

Thanks Mark for sharing your Katydid and Kids study.  love you. Mom

20130923-220349.jpg

20130923-220424.jpg

20130923-220517.jpg

20130923-220548.jpg

20130923-220653.jpg

20130923-220828.jpg

Can you see him/her?

20130923-220930.jpg

Can you see him/her? Probably snacking on the foliage.

20130923-221041.jpg

20130923-221115.jpg


Family of Four Walking at Alum Creek Dam

Hard to see them in the first photo.

My daughter -in- law was driving and I was the passenger.  Shot from a moving van.  They are walking above the Alum Creek Reservoir. 

Family of Four walking at the Dam 1

 

 

 

Oh there they are!

 

Family of Four walking at the Dam


Outdoor Seating Available

Same couch, a different day. Through the chain link fence.

The Hide-a-bed across the street from school.


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,066 other followers