Oct 222014
 

Having gone as far south as we wanted, we turned around and traveled north looking for Lithia Park’s Japanese Garden.  Wasn’t disappointed in the decision to hunt it down.  After walking through the garden I found this bench and spent a few minutes with it working a few different compositions.  I really liked this one and one other I’ll be sharing Friday.

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Lithia Park IV

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Oct 132014
 

Just because the path is lit, doesn’t mean the path will take you into the light.  Another shot from my walk through Lithia Park in Ashland, OR.

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Lithia Park III

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Oct 112014
 

Continuing today with another shot from a walk in Lithia Park in Ashland, Oregon.  The path had these wonderful lamps at various points along the trail.  I never got a chance to go back and see what they looked like at night.  They reminded me of the scene from the movie “The Chronicles of Narnia” where the children first come out of the wardrobe.  For me they made for an interesting object in my compositions.

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Lithia Park II

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Oct 082014
 

After camping a few days it was time to return to civilization.  We traveled to Ashland, Oregon to stay a few days in a bed and breakfast.  Ashland served as a good jump off point for a couple adventures in the area.  On our first day we went out and walked through Lithia Park which is Ashland’s premier park.  We walked what felt like a few miles worth of trails which is where today’s shot came from.

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Lithia Park I

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Oct 062014
 

My fifth and final installment of my “Among Giants” mini-series.  I would have to say that this is my close second favorite photo from the series.  This lone bench amid all the beautiful redwoods.  I was extremely lucky with the timing of the sunlight coming down from above and perfectly illuminating the bench.  It wasn’t long after taking this shot that the light shifted and didn’t frame the seat nearly as well.

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Among Giants V

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Oct 032014
 

Continuing today with another shot from my walk through the Stout Memorial Grove in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.  Was lucky to find another nice stand of redwoods with a nice clearing in the middle.  Once again I tried to have at least one redwood in each corner.  Wasn’t quite successful, but I like the finished product.  Very happy to have the sky peek out from the dense canopy.

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Among Giants IV

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