Photo Monday – Random Sunday Shots

I took the girls to skating class on Saturday. And I so wanted to take my camera with me. But here I was, lugging the skates around in a big shoulder bag along with my purse, feeling sick and tired. That camera is heavy and I just didn’t have the energy for it. Guess who regretted that decision? Me, that’s who. The lake was beautiful. It was sunny and the trees were colorful. Canada geese and a swan were napping on the lake… I tried to take a picture with my phone but the battery refused to cooperate. (It’s very sensitive to the cold. I got there with over 50% left on it and all of a sudden, it was acting completely drained. I never had that problem with my previous phone…)

I was feeling better yesterday and we went out together in the afternoon. I switched to my 50mm lens and snapped a picture of a child who was watching me.

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We walked by the public pool, drained and locked for the Winter.

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There’s something interesting about those spaces that are normally so bright and loud with people when they’re shuttered. It’s like the place itself becomes more visible whereas it’s usually just a backdrop you hardly notice.

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That reminds me that I want to go back to Coney Island on a cold, grey, windy day. Preferably not a wet day though. I’m not a masochist.

And then, we were out of that area, the streets got busier, and I stopped taking pictures.

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Creative mommy at home to two wonderful little girls, trying to juggle family, sewing, exercise, family, knitting, photography, and did I mention family?

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