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Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

Summer Lovin’ weekly theme by Krista. I love summer.   School starts back August 19th. Savoring every moment.

 

A mixture of the farm in Ohio and the beach in St. George Island Florida

sunrise dogwalk

Sunrise dogwalk at St. George Island Florida.   I don’t know these people but I liked their silhouettes and  reflections in the  tidal pool.

 

 

 

summer swing

Kim, Anna, Laura and James laughing with Penny.

 

michael Henry

Michael and Henry in summer rain.  It almost looks as if Michael is riding Henry.

maura smoreMaura eats a s’more

 

 

smore making

Learning the art of s’more making

 

 

 

jumping and the corn

Jumping by the corn.  Maddie, Laura and Anna.

 

 

in the corn (1)

Mark and Jack and Michael walking into the corn for the experience of it.

 

 

 

family on stumpFamily posing with the stump, well actually the giant log that never was growing out of the ground.

 

 

 

beach panorama

Summer by the ocean.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


My Tall and Thin Shadow Portrait at Sunrise

Although I’m not at the beach this week, I think about the beauty of the water and sand and the sunrises and sunsets I witnessed. The rhythm of waves.

Tonight I found this photograph.

A self-portrait.  No diet necessary.  Just early morning sun for a loooong look.

I like how the tire tracks and my legs intersect.

 

my tall shadowWe went to the very end of St. George Island in the state park.  

In order to enter the state park, my hosts had to get a special pass and code to enter as the number of cars and people allowed each day is regulated.


Wordless Wednesday

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By the Dawn’s Early Light- Opening Day

As I was driving to school, crossing the Liberty Bridge, I decided to make a right turn up McArdle  Roadway to Mt. Washington and shoot the city from the Duquesne Incline Platform.  Traffic didn’t seem too thick. I knew I could do it.

Time tight,  the light so nice and the next Opening Day would be a year away.   You saw the view from inside the park on yesterday’s post.

A decision, a moment, you know you’re a photographer.

And as I was standing there I realized I’m witnessing the sun rising, coming up behind the buildings. It didn’t take too long.

I had to wait to shoot the sun as it peeked through.  Not exactly Stonehenge in NYC but a thrill just the same!

PNC Park was a happy place as the Pittsburgh Pirates won in the 10th Inning.  (sorry Chicago John) You can see the Ballpark lights glowing on the left hand side of the photos.

 

 

Opening Day Pittsburgh

 

 

and the iPhone shot

 

sunrise Pittsburgh

 

 

 

 


Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liberty Tunnel

Note the Pirates Flag at the mouth of the Liberty Tunnel- Red ligh

Of course I posted the Pittsburgh at daybreak and then they call for GOOD MORNING challenge

Some new  some from the archives.

 

 

 

La Prima Espresso

 

 

 

 

 

 

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sunrise (1)

School buses arrive at school

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Sunrise in the windows of school

Vending Machine

 

Vending machine loading at Hudson River NYC

 

 

Farm Machinery

 

Behind farm machinery in Ohio

 

 

cross countryCross country meet at Schenley Park


A Vapor Trail, the Moon and Thursday’s Sunrise in the High School Windows

Tuesday’s dawn was beautiful.  Two days later, the view on the way into school included the  moon and the vapor trail of a jet. A gift to start the day!  The shot on this day has a bit more of the scene too- the parking lot, the sidewalk, the corner of the school.view at school


Weekly Photo Challenge: Sun

Sunrise, St. George Island, Florida.  My friend and her daughter.

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Red Sky in Morning from the Birmingham Bridge

Left the house a bit earlier to get to the other side of the city this morning. As I hit the Birmingham Bridge I saw the sunrise.  I pulled to the edge, hit the flashers again and sat quietly, and shot the sky over a few minutes time.  The other direction I could see cars on the Parkway with their headlights on.  A nice way to start the day. But the Red Sky,Sailors Take Warning turned out true as it is snowing (about 3 inches so far) and already they have called for a two hour delay at school.  The dark band along the bottom of the photo is the Jersey Barrier. Unretouched photograph!

Red Sky in Morning, Sailors Take Warning

Finding more beauty in winter.


November Sunrise- Farmhouse Drive, Pittsburgh

 

On the Way to School

 

 


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