Nature Hike – Scavenger Hunt Sunday

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So I checked as I did this – it’s been two years since I participated in Scavenger Hunt Sunday. Hard to believe it’s been that long. Life has been crazy, and my camera has been sorely neglected. I am hoping this is the start of more regular use again.

This week the hubby and I went on a nature hike at a local park. 3 of the five shots were from there. Another was on my drive to work, and the last when I re-discovered my cheap lens add-ons and was playing around.

All taken w/ Canon Rebel XS.

1. Up
Sometimes you must look down to look up.

There was no fruit to be had in the cold weather, but there was plenty of sap to be had as they were hosting a learning activity involving sugaring.

3. Neighborhood
On my way out of the neighborhood, the foggy morning and sun shining through it all called for a picture.

4. Smile
On our trek we stumbled upon this log that looked like a smiling dragon.

5. Photographer’s Choice
As I was playing with my mock-macro lens, I managed a decent shot of my fish, Edgar Allan Poe’s scales.


Bonus Shot:
I was going to use this for up, but I liked the reflection shot too much…but as I loved this picture of the mourning dove (pigeon, really)…I’m throwing it in as well 🙂

Sunday Snapshot – Animaltastic (Pt. 1)

NYC (2)

One of my absolute favorite things to do is to head to the zoo with my camera. I love photographing animals (when they’re cooperative. My dog, for example, is not). Some of my favorite photographs of mine are of animals.

So when the family finally made a trip to the zoo recently, I was all too happy to take along my camera for the ride.

As always I took way too many pictures, so I’m splitting it up into a couple of weeks. I’ve got a lot of weeks of pictures to catch up on, actually as I’ve been way active with the camera, much like I’d planned. And trust me, I’m not complaining about that.

Now, onto the photos from the zoo!


Stag Beetle.


Orangutan in the sky.


Kiss-Crossing SeaHorse


And that’s it for this week!  More to come next week…considering I get my camera back out 😀

by Sarah Cass

Multi-published author. Mom of 3 special needs kids. Wife to 1 good man.
Redefining Perfect every day.

Sunday Snapshots – After the Storm Pt. 2

NYC (2)Continuing with the storm pictures from a couple of weeks ago. Most of these are from the local park, along with a couple of my never-ending cloud pictures.

What? I have a thing for clouds.

Anyway, onto the lot of them.







Water at the side of the road.

Sun Breaching the Clouds.

Is it Water or Sand? Take a Guess.

Bridge Over Troubled Water.
That’s Not A Bird On That Wire.

And that’s it for this week!  More to come next week…considering I get my camera back out 😀