Early Autumn Pond & Reeds

An artist doesn’t always need to look far for inspiration.  No denying, sometimes, being somewhere new and exotic really gets the juices flowing, the heart racing, all the senses throbbing with new life and excitement.  For most of us it just isn’t realistic to be traveling freely whenever the heart desires…so what’s there to do?  Well, breathe, pick up the camera, open eyes wide and see!

On this particular warm and sunny day my wife and I and our dog Stan went for a walk through our neighborhood.  There were lovely cumulus clouds floating in the sky so I thought, why not, bring the cam and one lens and see what happens.

As we got to this pond, I found inspiration in these reeds and reflections of the sky and clouds.  I put my Fuji X-Pro1 with 35mm lens to my eye and made the composition.  Ducks were eyeing me cautiously, just in case I had other intentions….

Pond with reeds and reflections of the heavens above | Washington

Pond with reeds and reflections of the heavens above | Washington

 

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