Saturday, October 11, 2014

Look Up! Look Down!

Hmmmm...maybe this one should be called the double cross shadow.

Sometimes I just photograph a whole bunch of leaves for as they present themselves in a myriad of ways! Witness the three images being posted today. These are all from my trip to the Northern California area to see the Redwood trees last month. I always take a lot of pictures, but this time, I'm determined to do a better job of sharing and not hoarding them.

A fern leaf acting as a 'safety net' for other leaves, cushioning, if not stopping their fall to the forest floor.

A trio that have found a permanent place to land.

Who knows? Maybe I'll have some of you looking down at the ground more often to notice the leaves that fall and how they present themselves. Would love to hear some reports back when you do!

In the meantime:

Join us as a group of us (yes-there are many of us!) from around the world post our shadow shots over at Shadow Shot Sunday 2. Entertain your muse and be amused by stopping by to see what others have posted!


Sylvia K said...

Great, colorful captures for the day, Paula!! Hope you have a lovely weekend!!

Ralph said...

Natural shadows are the best - not staged, they show up by themselves merely with a hint of sun. The top shadow is imaginative, looking to me like an umbrella and handle...our imaginations are always stimulated by shadows!

Chubskulit Rose said...

I love that last shot, so beautiful!

Catherine said...

what beautiful detailed close-ups - very effective

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

The little red leaves on the moss are just delectable!

My Shadow Shot

BLOGitse said...

It would be great to have a forest carpet at home, soft, lovely pattern...
Have a good week ahead!

my blog is here - > BLOGitse

rebecca said...

outside of haiku my heart, i have taken a year off from social media to practice silence, to take time to look deeply within. suddenly it is october and i feel myself resurfacing. what better way to return to the world of blogging then to share the art of remembering. i hope you will join me in this deeply meaning time of acknowledging our loved ones. i miss you. xo

Ruth Kelly said...

The last photo says something to me deep inside.

annieelf2012 said...

This idea is right on. I rarely look at my immediate surroundings. This is why my husband says I have no situational awareness. He is, no doubt, right. But by looking outward, upward, and downward, I've looked into some great pictures.


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