If starting over were an option, one thing I would pay a whole lot more attention to would be light and the way it manifests in the natural world.
This would have been a better photograph if I could have gone outside to take it, but see…
..one can’t disturb the dear deer!
Not that I didn’t appreciate light when I was young. I certainly did. Being the child of a photographer/artist one was bound to, but when I came to live in the country, after years in American suburbia, a whole new area of my brain seemed to open up.
A clear blue sky had us out cruising the other day.
Under a cloudless sky, light may be described as harsh, but the way a Winter landscape reflects it creates textures highlighting whatever colour it finds.
Or so it seems to me.
Overnight’s hard frost yesterday, brought dawn magic.
While running around, I suddenly remembered the garage door windows:
Later on, some woodpeckers came to pose for me:
…and a red cardinal did an owl impression, or maybe a back-to-front bird?
But I cannot leave you without the latest ice sculpture (it’s been upgraded) pictures:
Latest appearance is not sunlit….
…it’s snowing again….