We are finally getting a fair amount of snow to go along with the bitterly cold weather. In the past few days, about 4-6 inches of snow has dropped. Fresh snow combined with a beautiful sunny day is just what I hoped for, so I packed a camera bag set off to one of my favorite places to hike, Ohiopyle State Park. My first stop of the day was Cucumber Falls followed by a quick walk around the natural waterslides and then the main park area.
Since my wife and I both had the day off of work, we decided to go on a short hike as a family. Below are a few shots using my new Olympus 9-18mm wide angle zoom. So far, I’ve been really enjoying this lens and the images it can produce.
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It seems to me that every year at about this time, I begin a slump in all things photography related. The beautiful color of Fall is past, the leaves mostly lie on the ground in various stages of brown. The other vegetation is dying off and its color a faint memory. When hiking around outside, the images no longer jump out at me. Things get rather dull and boring. My hope is that I can take it as a challenge and create strong images in the midst of all this decay.
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