Back to Telephoto

And also back to the same places I went with the wide angle zoom lens. I knew the likelihood of seeing the same animals was low but I still went to the spot where I’d seen the white squirrel. Not there. I kept walking and taking pictures but to be honest, my heart wasn’t really in it. I made it all the way to the carrousel area before something truly sparked my interest. The light. But, ironically enough, in a landscape.


Luckily, my telephoto zoom goes down to a 70mm so I was still able to catch it.

I turned around and the sunlight on the trees caught my eye.


I made my way to the Boathouse hoping that the bird I saw before would be there again. It was! And not only was it there, but there was a second one a little closer to me.


Also a duck.


(You can see that it was still quite dark when I got there.)

That gave me some energy to keep going.


(That’s part of the camperdown elm. A very old tree with its own plaque and everything.)


I got to the lake and decided to go up to the LeFrak Center rooftop garden. It’s a bit of a wild jumble. I couldn’t see any interesting plants but then, I’m no botanist. What I did find is birds, insects, and a turtle…






From there, I made my way back, following the lake toward the Boathouse and then back home. Taking pictures of everything I found on the way.





I was definitely a happy camper when I got home. Even made a detour to get a lot of breakfast items at Simple Loaf Bakehouse. We had enough to take us through lunch…

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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