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I'm going to try firing up the blog again for 2016, especially the nature/landscape side of things. It is in desperate need of a redesign so I will be working on that while shooting for KSTV. Unfortunately the slideshows on older posts have been disabled by flickr. You can find all of my work in my gallery.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Riot of Color

In her amazing historical fiction novels set on gorgeous St. Simons Island, author Eugenia Price often describes the fall foliage as a "riot of color." During a peaceful morning walk through the UK Arboretum woods, I knew exactly what she meant! Vivid golden yellows, oranges and reds dotted the landscape and created a vibrant autumn scene.

 I couldn't help lining this shot up to give this guy a fall makeover with a fiery wig. ;) 

Pumpkin Mania

We visited Pumpkin Mania for the first time at Transylvania University and really enjoyed looking through all of the designs. More than 250 carved pumpkins were displayed. The jack-o'-lanterns were carved by faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.

 This is the view of Gratz Park all decked out in fall color. It is located across the street from the steps of Old Morrison where Pumpkin Mania was held.

Kentucky Three Goggles!

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Fall Exploring


My journey on this day took me to the Lexington Cemetery, but it unexpectedly started raining not long after I arrived. I was caught in a sudden downpour beneath a tree and was thankful for my weather-sealed camera body. :) I ended up driving out Old Frankfort Pike instead. It was a beautiful drive as always. 

I didn't notice Henry Clay's visitor until I was looking through images. I would love to have his "bird's eye view!" 

This is the Sunken Garden at the Lexington Cemetery.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Before and After

I shot this same tree during one of our bad ice storms. I was happy to see it had not only survived, but did not receive the extensive damage many trees did. I love shooting the same location during different seasons and comparing them.

Fall Drive

I received my new camera on Friday and can't put it down. I haven't even looked through the manual or learned the settings, but I keep shooting away anyway. For me, it is the only way to really get to know a new camera and so far I love it. Early this morning I decided to take a drive and ended up at the river's edge watching the Valley View Ferry. Kentucky is so beautiful right now and today temperatures hovered around 80 degrees!

I tried shooting one of my favorite farms, but I had a few visitors. They were very inquisitive and followed me all along the fence line, putting their heads in front of my camera. lol Aren't they gorgeous?

 The ferry operator was kind enough to invite me aboard for a ride across the river. It was a very peaceful view.


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