“A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.”
― Leonardo da Vinci

I have spent a great deal of my time recently walking through the neighborhood with my camera.  Taking the same route each day helps me look more

closely at my surroundings.

Before I begin my workday, now at the computer, I take a three mile walk.  I allow enough time to stop along the way in case I see something that beckons to be photographed.  The early morning light has always been my favorite kind of light.  Early morning light can make an ordinary scene become extraordinary in an image.

Here are some of the things I have found during these early morning walks.

Along the Trail

Along the Trail

 

Garden Delight

Unexpected Guest

 

Partners

Partners

 

Rays of Sunshine

Rays of Sunshine

 

Towering Above

Towering Above

The next time you are up and about early in the morning, make sure to observe the magic that the light is creating.

 

 

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Mary Presson Roberts
Mary Presson Roberts

I am a travel and fine art photographer living and working in the Carolinas. My camera has taken me to places I never would have experienced and to people I never would have met. Photography has truly changed my life! Using my blog, I hope to share the joys of both travel and photography.

Comments (6)

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    Excellent images

    1. Mary Presson Roberts

      Many thanks, Tom!

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    OH, what beautiful and calming images, Mary! Thanks for this post, it made me shoulders relax and my heart ease up a bit.

    1. Mary Presson Roberts

      I am so happy to hear this! We all need calming right now!

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    Nice Mary.

    1. Mary Presson Roberts

      Thank you, Dan! I hope you and your family are doing well!

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