6.10.2009

You Capture - Nature

I was worried I would miss this week's challenge.

You see, I've not been outside much. I've walked around our neighborhood a few times, but I wouldn't exactly call that nature.

So, today, determined to participate, I packed up the double stroller with a Bjorn, lots of diapers, a bottle, sippy, crackers, Sophie the giraffe, several pacifiers, sun hats, a valium for me (ho ho ho, just kidding, but I kind of wish I did have one) and my camera and went to the park. The closest to nature I'm getting this week.

On our little nature walk, which only lasted about thirty minutes, we saw:

Lots of pretty flowers (okay, weeds really) ...



One of the many reasons I want to itch my eyes out of my face (grass allergies, boooo!):


Lots and lots of green - we do live in the Pacific Northwest, you know...


And some very tall trees with the lovely sun peeking through their branches.

I would love to say our nature walk was relaxing, but alas, it was the opposite. But we did get some fresh air, and I think I managed to convince the people we passed on the trail that the baby was, in fact, gassy and I wasn't poking him with pins.

To be one with nature, trek on over and visit Beth at I Should Be Folding Laundry.

24 comments:

Lisa Page Rosenberg said...

These are lovely - just leaving the house is an adventure...

Jen said...

Those are great pics...a great reason to get out of the house:)

Upstatemomof3 said...

Simply beautiful!!!

april said...

That is a lot of green! I think they're great!

Bacardi Mama said...

Awesome captures.

Prairie Lady said...

Good for you. I'm not positive but that 2nd one might be an herb.

Liz @ My Full Cup said...

I had a hard time getting out of the house this week to get pictures. I am not always brave enough to go with 4 little ones by myself. :)

I LOVE all the green in your pictures. But my favorite one is the first. Those are my favorite flowers.

Alice said...

i love that last shot of the trees - i think the perspective of shooting upwards is always interesting. great job :O) with all your shots!

i have my nature shots posted now also. if you want to come over and visit for awhile, please feel free to do so. there is always room for you in The Shadow of The Cross.

What's for Supper? said...

I love the daisy one. My allergies have been terrible too!

Stacey said...

Beautiful pictures.

karena said...

I love the one looking p through the trees. So green and fresh!

enjoyingnow said...

i like how you can see each blade of grass and flowers are always great!

Yelena R. said...

Very lovely images :)

Terri said...

Wonderful captures

kris... said...

Awesome captures!!

Jessi said...

Beautiful nature :) Sorry about the grass allergy, way to take one for the You Capture team ;)

Stacie's Madness said...

i love pictures of the sun coming through the tree! Great job!

Andrea said...

So the question is... was it worth it?

Heather D said...

Andrea - that's a good question. I'm not sure...

The Animator's Wife said...

Love you shot upwards through the leaves into the sun. Very sweet!

Beth at I Should Be Folding Laundry said...

What a dedicated photographer you are! The photos are wonderful!

Mominin said...

Great shots! Glad you could get out for a little bit.

keli.h said...

Beautiful photos -- definitely worth the hassle!

Christy M. said...

Maybe if you poke the baby with pins, it will release the gas?!! ;)

Your captures this week are wonderful. I love the tall, tall trees with the sun peeking through. Yep, that's my favorite!

Thanks for your comment on my capture, too!