In Our Own Backyard

I had fallen into a rut where I assumed that in order to get an “interesting” photo I had to travel.  To me “interesting” had become synonymous with “road trip”.  Yesterday on the drive home from work as I passed over the bridge across Priddis Creek I looked to the west and saw there was a combination of interesting light and chinook cloud over the creek.

I drove home as fast as I could and swept into the house with all the gentle grace of a hurricane.  I grabbed the camera and shouted a “See you in a few minutes, got to go get a picture” to Shirley before I was back in the car and heading to that bridge which is just a kilometer from home.

I was pleased to see the light hadn’t changed much and with a quick couple of adjustments to the camera I quickly fired off three bracketed shots.  I know I promised not to get addicted to HDR but…

DSC_7204_5_6_tonemapped

Chinook Arch Over Priddis Creek

Sometimes in our quest to discover new places we overlook the things right in our own backyard.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s