Friday, January 11, 2019

Seeing pictures

Yesterday evening I took several pictures. I was so taken by the massive oak at sunset that I overlooked another shot I tood a moment later of the farm pond. It didn't turn out too badly either.

I was taking a picture today and one of the subjects was a woman that Jilda and I have known for over 40 years. When I saw her, she asked how I was doing. I responded as I always do, "I'm livin' a dream." She said I think I'd be living a dream too if I got to drive around and take beautiful pictures of trees. She asked how I managed to take so many good pictures. I guffawed a good bit. She said no, seriously?

I told her that I learned to use a camera and take pictures over 50 years ago, but I'm just now learning how to "see" pictures.


  1. This one is more lovely than the other. I love the feeding station and the lake reflections. The color is fantastic. What a capture.

  2. Apparently seeing the beauty is what it takes.

  3. That is truly a beautiful photo.


  4. That is powerfully beautiful. You've got a good eye for photography for sure.
    They are prize winner worthy.
    Hugs, Julia

  5. Winter sunsets can be the most magnificent!

  6. Some paintings look like photo, this picture looks like a beautiful painting.

  7. People like me who can not take a good photo admire those who do take awesome photos

  8. Anonymous7:15 PM

    OMG, gorgeous!!


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