Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Another Cemetery, Another Walk

This was my favorite jogger and I almost missed him because he blended in so well.




This tree is really big. I'm going to come back and take more pictures in Spring and Fall.




What's wrong with this picture?
I took my car to get serviced today. The service place is right across the street from another cemetery. This one had several people walking and jogging around it so I joined the crowd and snapped a few pictures while I waited for my car.

30 comments:

Matty said...

Aha.....I was going to say it depends on when you took the picture, but then I see you answered it for me.

Olivier said...

très belles photos du cimetière, et puis j'adore celle avec le chien qui courre ;)

Louis la Vache said...

ROTFLMAO!

Louis la Vache said...

Oh, and the jogging dog was (ahem) just dying to go running in the cemetery...

Sunny said...

Cemeteries make for great pictures. I love the big tree, can't wait to see it in other seasons. The sign really made me laugh, just a little late, don't you think? LOL
Sunny :)

tapirgal said...

That's an incredibly beautiful shot with the tree.

Stickup Artist said...

Look at that exuberant dog! You gave me a good idea here. Somehow missed the previous post with its exquisite simplicity.

VP said...

I like the dog shot and the last one is imperatively funny, but this time let me honor the wonderful tree in B&W!

Thom said...

Wonderful photos. I love that tree in black and white. :) The dog looks like he is getting some good exercise. The Chirstmas sign is just plain stupid. Almost a month and half later....pffft. And then they have the gall to put a wreath there. I would say that is my Valentines wreath LOL :)

Malyss said...

This beautyful tree seems to protect the place.. Seen from France, your cemeteries look so different! Here, no dogs allowed, all stones in order along straight paths, ..and no funny signs!

Carolyn Ford said...

These are great! The pooch looks like he is on a serious run...maybe lunchtime? The tree is a beauty! And, the sign...oh brother! Something is terribly wrong with the picture...for sure!

Cezar and Léia said...

I'm really impressed by that beautiful tree, it's huge indeed and I bet the tree will be fabulous in Spring!
Thanks for taking a time there.These pictures are great!
Funny sign that LOL
hugs
Léia

Julie said...

Hello James, Thank you for the comment on my farm post. My lenses are just from a canon package. I have two: the standard 18-55mm; and, the 55-250. I would like to invest in others, but the money is not as free-flowing as I might like just right now. I have the incamera style set with a lot of contrast and sharpness and more often than not I shoot with a wide-open aperture. Whatever rocks yer boat, I guess.

Julie said...

I like the idea of taking shots of the tree in different seasons. Steffe has a tree that he does that with and it is just SUCH a good idea. Just as much for the viewer as for the photographer.

mbkatc230 said...

The jogging dog is too cute. And I love that tree, it's huge. Perfect in B&W. We are heading to Mississippi for a family wedding this weekend. I hope to sneak away long enough to take some shots of Friendship Cemetery. There are quite a few Civil War Era graves there and it's supposedly where Memorial Day started. Kathy

Bibi said...

Oh, I really like all three photos in different ways. The dog is adorable, and could very well be my old dog Daisy, who passed away at the age of 15 1/2 about three years ago. But Daisy was a girl, and I see this dog is a he. The tree is fabulous; what tales it could tell. And the sign! I love signs like this and photograph them whenever I can.

B SQUARED said...

Cemeteries offer incredible photo opportunities.

Lois said...

I love the first shot! That little dog certainly is energetic. As always, people just don't pay attention to the signs!

Rebecca said...

So glad you got a 50mm! I love it. Also love the way you got your little jogging friend in mid jog!

Martha Z said...

I find cemeteries are wonderful places to explore. The inscriptions often give insight to the era they were made.

Spiderdama said...

Great tree and what a cute dog. Nice pictures:-)

katney said...

Good idea about the tree. I should choose some spots to do that. Officially, that is. I can't think of any I have made a concerted effort to do.

Evelyn Howard said...

Fantastic photos. So nice in black and white.

Woody said...

Earlier in my life, I spent quite a bit of time at cemeteries documenting my family history. I love reading the old tombstones.

ρομπερτ said...

Impressive indeed.

Must be interesting to be able to read the names and dates, being overtaken by the ever growing tree, throughout every season, Christmas far or near.
Professional photography. Bravo.
A wonderful Thursday for you.

Ebie said...

I think someone forgot to pull out the sign or forgot to change the date.

I could understand why you want to come back to take a shot of the tree. Well huge and tall indeed!

ruma2008 said...

There are trees with the big design in the background.
It is a way of very elegant branch.

Jientje said...

That last one made me smile! Can you believe it's March already? Where did February go to?

Cheryl said...

What a cute little jogger! I love the photo of the tree, it would be wonderful to follow it through spring, summer and fall! I look forward to seeing it in full bloom.

Life with Kaishon said...

Your favorite jogger was adorable : )