scenes from the weekend

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“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.”
~ John Muir

two glorious days of hiking with friends
on various trails
in the sunshine and fresh spring air
heavenly!

17 Comments on “scenes from the weekend

  1. Looks like you had a super weekend, some great pictures too. I love the first one, the path really leads your eye into the photo and the close up ones are amazing, what lens do you use? πŸ™‚

    • Thanks Katie. Most of these were taken with a 55-300mm telephoto, with the exception of the pussy willow and the gazebo photo..for those two I was playing with a little 50mm lens.

  2. All wonderful images as usual, but 0672 was amazing. I’ve often tried for a shot like that, but mine seem to come out pretty crappy. πŸ˜‰

  3. Wow, all of these are quite beautiful! Wow! That’s central Mass???!!!! I especially like the scruffy tree in the golden landscape, and the ground-level weeds or whatever they are.

  4. What a wonderful hike in beautiful landscape! Walking is one of life’s most rewarding yet simplest of pleasures.

  5. After driving north from subtropical to very early spring this weekend, it was a joy to see your photos of early spring. You captured the beauty so very well.

  6. Looks like you had a great time outdoors with friends. Beautiful pics. I especially love the shot with the bright blue stream and the bird. (of course) Also the John Muir quote, I drive by Muir High School in Pasadena all the time! πŸ™‚ So glad you had some beautiful weather so you could enjoy the outdoors.

    • No, I used my 50mm lens for these shots. But thanks for reminding me, I need to start playing more with that lensbaby!

  7. Such joyful photos…I love the fourth (branches), and the moss, the downy woodpecker, and the pussy willow. Great variety!

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