Hanging out in Folsom

Camera Totin’ Tuesdays stayed close to Sacramento this time. The winter rain filled the reservoirs and the American River is running fast. Headed out looking for some waterfalls. With the recent rain the Salmon Falls Trail was under water. So we found another interesting path that overlooked the river. No waterfalls photographed today.

1603_22_Folsom_0547

Not the Salmon Falls Trail overlooking American River

1603_22_Folsom_0559

Viewing the American River from Not the Salmon Falls Trail

Puffy white clouds add interest to these photographs.

Pulled out my Macro lens for some close-up shots.

1603_22_Folsom_0552

Macro view of Pine Cone

Use a shallow DOF (depth of field) for this picture.

1603_22_Folsom_0591

Flower blossoms

Traveled on to check out the American River from another location.

1603_22_Folsom_0602

American River in early Spring

1603_22_Folsom_0603

Great clouds

1603_22_Folsom_0671

Butterfly stops for a sip

1603_22_Folsom_0696

Love in the afternoon

I’m not so sure everyone would agree with this sign. But for me, “Safety first!”

1603_22_Folsom_0703

Interesting sign found in Folsom Historic District

The last three weeks I have been photographically very busy. Using Shutterfly.com, I created a story book using some of my photographs.  Just got the book, and now I am already thinking of my next project. Then along with the weekly Tuesday trips, I took a short trip out of town to emerse myself in Sonora,  a local area about 2 hours from Sacramento. This past weekend the California coast at Bodega Bay called my name. So many new images to review, edit and include in my blog. Sorry for the delay, but good things are coming!

I’m positive that being busy is just what I need. I feel productive, and energized. It also helps me appreciate all the people and places that surround me. Today is a more quiet day at home. My dog Libby is getting a bit of overdue attention. I will pick up my granddaughter from school and we get to spend some time together. And dinner will not be a last minute decision.

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s