Georgia’s Your State Parks Clean-up Day

I’ve been away for a while, but I haven’t been lolly-gaging around, I’ve been busy, busy, busy. After starting my job with Lifetouch School Photography, it took me a while to get back to my own stuff.  Here’s what’s been going on:

The following images were taken during Georgia’s Your State Parks Clean-up Day 2014. Sweetwater Creek State Park is located just west of Atlanta in Lithia Springs, GA. The park hosts 9 miles of trails for all fitness levels. Bring the dogs and the kids. Upcoming events include guided kayakk tours, hiking with dogs, and photography classes.

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Great little park west of Atlanta, GA. Hiking, kayaking, and fishing, just a few of the activities available here.

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Interesting tree at the beginning of the RED trail. You never know what plants will do to adapt to their environment. I don’t know what caused this tree to form in the shape of a snake.

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Group of volunteers about to head out to clean up the banks of Sparks Reservoir.

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Park ranger and volunteers on Your State Parks Clean-up Day.

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Bring your own kayak or rent one of these from the Bait Shop.

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Iron covered bridge over Sweetwater Creek

 

 

Weekly Photo Challenge – Reflection

I’ve been working on improving my photography skills, so when I saw this week’s photo challenge, I thought it would be a perfect time to share these updates. Your replys are appreciated. Also, these photos are available for purchase here.

Both pictures were taken at Okefenokee Swamp, in Georgia.

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Taken around midnight using a flashlight to highlight the remains of a tree after the 20011 swamp fire.

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Erie reflection makes swamp feel more mysterious.

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

Confession: I didn’t read the directions when I decided to post these two pictures. “For this challenge, capture two images — a horizontal and a vertical version — of the same scene or subject.”

What I like best about WordPress challenges is that even when there are instructions, they are flexible. So, I am submitting these two for the challenge: 

But, I also like to follow the rules, so I searched through my images and found these two:

What are your thoughts?