Snowy Tracks

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. -John Ruskin

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Central Park Panoramic View

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn” -Hal BorlandWP_20140127_15_10_33_Panorama

Day in the City

Sweet Treats

“Life is short. Eat dessert first”.

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Photo shoot!

As you’ve probably noticed, I mostly take pictures of nature or landmarks or architecture or events… I don’t have a lot of fancy photography equipment or enough experience to do a legitimate photo shoot with families or for a wedding (yet…), so I figured this was the perfect place to start- with my own family. It’s always fun to try new things with my camera… This was my first experience as close to an actual photo shoot as it was (with my own camera and my sister and I as the photographers). We definitely had a good time experimenting with different lighting in the field and seeing where the winter sun hit our faces for the perfect picture.

These were all taken on a warm, December day… It almost looks more like October. My next goal is a winter photo shoot… Preferably with snow 🙂
Enjoy!

The one with the crazy curly hair is my sister 🙂
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First Snow of the Season

I think we get the perfect amount of snow around here… Just enough to make it feel like a magical treat when it comes and not too much where we are overwhelmed by the amount or tired of seeing it all the time. To be honest, I wouldn’t mind if it snowed a little more often. Enjoy the pictures from our first snow day here in New York!

It was snowing and cloudy all day, until about 4 pm when the sun peeked out right before it set beautifully behind all the snow 🙂

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The snow on the tree branch almost looks like a cotton ball!

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Moments like this are when I’m so thankful to live so close to New York City… People travel from all over the country and the world to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade… And I took the train with my family for under a half hour to get there. The pictures I took definitely weren’t perfect quality, considering how far back in the crowd I was standing (and my height). Towards the end, however, the crowds cleared out a bit and I was able to get a spot near the front! We FROZE our butts off, but it was something I felt like I had to experience. No regrets! It was definitely fun 🙂