If a picture paints a thousand words

This blog is a place for me to work on my photography. My goal is to submit a new picture every day and to get better as the moments go by. I take all pictures with my digital camera. I worked for years with a 35 mm minolta, and this is a learning experience for me. I am afraid that I got lazy and allowed the camera to choose most of the settings for me. This is my journey of learning how to shoot a camera that is not in a program mode. It is harder than I ever imagined. That makes this challenge both a new experience and a joy for me.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

At the Creek - Day 253

I love the way that the creek changes as the lighting changes.  I love the way that you can get an entirely different feeling just by waiting a few moments.  There is something so wonderfully peaceful about running water.  I can get lost in time just by sitting and listening and relaxing.

Nature is man's teacher.  She unfolds her treasures to his search, unseals his eye, illumes his mind, and purifies his heart; an influence breathes from all the sights and sounds of her existence.  ~Alfred Billings Street

A setting sun still whispers a promise for tomorrow.  ~Jeb Dickerson

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.  ~John Burroughs

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.  ~Mother Teresa


  1. I really like the second one!

  2. Patty Ann,
    the photos remind me of the creek we use to play in when I was little...we spent hours there! very beautiful photos and yes, just wait a few minutes and it all changes, or is it just our perspective and heart changing?