Inspired by One Word Sunday: Ice
The ground during a winter walk through the woods always surprises me. The layers of crunchy fall leaves at first covered with mud. Then snow. More mud. Ice.
More than a little depressing…and challenging to navigate. And why I don’t often walk in the woods during the winter months.
However, one day in January I noticed the sun was actually shining for more than 5 minutes. It wasn’t too terribly cold. Cabin fever was setting in. I dug my rubber boot shoes out of the closet. Grabbed my camera. And off I went.
As expected the path was sloppy. Although patches of ice greeted me, much of it had started to melt on the surface – thanks to the sun.
Fortunately I was looking down – mostly to prevent a slip and fall scenario…how embarrassing would that be – and discovered what looked like a topographical map of ice. In the middle of a clearing under the high tension lines. Still in place despite the late day sun.
Bending. Crouching down. Balancing. So many fascinating views through the camera’s lens.
Here is one example…
also…photo a day challenge: End with the letter E