Monday, March 1, 2010

My 50mm Walk

I saw a fence and some blurred snow

A fork in the road

A swirling snowstorm

Then I looked below and saw potted snow
I also saw the snow melting. How long can it be until flowers replace the snow?

33 comments:

  1. talk about powerful images! I love the blurriness in each of these.

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  2. Don't you just love the 50mm! These are great images captured on an observant walk...especially with snow!

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  3. You have an eye for things. I especially like the fork in the road.

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  4. These are wonderfully creative shots, James!
    As I went down the mountain today, the snow became less and less, but we still have over 2 feet. It's surprising what a little elevation does!
    I am so looking forward to spring.
    Sunny :)

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  5. Brrr it looks cold. Great photos I bet you can't wait for the flowers. :)

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  6. I can imagine how awesome it would be for you to see the snow gone and the surrounding filled with the most beautiful colors of nature....

    Pixellicious Photos

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  7. Love these pics, specially the twig/branch looks like antlers in the snow!

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  8. Wonderful walk, with great shots and captions. The snow didn't wash away the graffiti. It adds to the photo.

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  9. Like me, I see you like to walk around sometimes with a given focal length. I sometimes am spoiled and keep on my 18-200 for the range, but I love my 50mm....

    These are beautiful, insightful photos. And I sure hope some flowers pop up soon.

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  10. j'aime beaucoup le 50mm comme objectif, il donne une très belle profondeur de champs et c'est l'objectif des photos de rues des photographes comme Depardon

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  11. Very very nice. The first one definitely is my fav - a very strong image.

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  12. Really nice series James. I love the "fork". At least all your snow gave you some great photo opportunities! Kathy

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  13. I love your second picture, a perfect symbol for winter..
    Don't worry, spring is just behind the fence...

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  14. Amazing shots and a beautiful story James :)

    Frankly, I am tired of snow too but the good news is that it has started melting here at Blacksburg. I just hope it never comes back again for the rest of Spring :|

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  15. You have to get out and walk more often. I really like these.

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  16. You're killing me! I've had a 50mm on my wish list for some time, but I was really planning to get a longer telephoto zoom or prime for my son's sports. These shots make me want to get the 50mm first because I'm really liking these!!

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  17. Excellent effects and perspectives. I especially love the slide of color on the wall of the last one.

    RnPB: Ch 013 - Clean Up

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  18. All delightful. Can't beat that 50mm!

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  19. Oh I do like that fence shot!

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  20. This is a beautiful set of pictures James! Hopefully it won't be too much longer until we are taking some spring blog pictures.

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  21. You tempt me into doing something like that. It is the old way, and you have to view the subjects in a different way. I have a 70mm macro, that I sometimes use like that, but it is a bit powerful for some subjects

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  22. Yeah, by now we're all tired of the snow but your pics make it still look nice! :)
    God bless you!
    Cezar

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  23. I appreciate your fine B&W creativity, but the potted snow steals the show with image and words!

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  24. I enjoy seeing images of your wintry world as you share your perspectives creatively. Thanks so much.
    Hugs and blessings,

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  25. Very creative shots. I so want to get out ALONE with my camera and create!

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  26. Neat series of photos! The subjects are quite the collection.

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  27. James, You are a great Pro with your outstanding eye for the beauty you see through the lens of a camera.
    All of these shots are amazing. Definitely topnotch, my friend!

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  28. An outstanding entry of yours. May life and its content end up in a spiral of comfort.
    Please have a nice Wednesday.

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  29. I love the 50 mm walk! Bold, simple forms and a
    story.

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  30. Warmth of the spring will dissolve snow by an instant.

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  31. It looks like you're having fun with thazt lens?

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  32. What can I say but wonderful!! I am always intrigued by your photos!

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