"Here's another classic 'grab-shot'.
I was shooting foliage photos early on a beautiful and warm October morning.
I wasn't happy with what I was getting and started walking back to my vehicle.
As I passed this opening in the stone wall used by the farmer to access his field, I realized this was a classic shot and that I should at least 'grab' it while I'm here.
Much to my surprise, it's turned out to be a real favorite among many.
Sometimes, the familiar is most comforting."
"I love this image!
The brilliant color reflected in the still water just holds my attention as I take in the scene."
I remember almost shaking when I took this photo wondering whether the camera could really capture all that color and its reflection.
"This photo supports the classic photographer's axiom, 'make sure to occasionally look down'.
I was walking through my yard returning from shooting images in the forest when I spied this clump of leaves on wood chips at the base of a forsythia bush.
Sometimes it really is easier than it looks (no work or insight, just dumb luck)."
"The day was cloudy, the water level low, but mother nature brought out her colors and the clouds helped saturate them for this nice shot.
Even the water contributed by reflecting the brilliant yellow and orange colors of the leaves above."
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"I was originally disappointed the fisherman and his canoe got to this lake before I and was concerned it was going to 'clutter' my pristine nature photo.
I took the shot and have loved it ever since it was enlarged.
I learned two things that day: 1. The fisherman's canoe gives a wonderful sense of scale.
2. Nature doesn't make mistakes."