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Challenge: Patterns

I have a hard time with patterns I am an “odd sock” kind of girl.  You know the things that stand out? 

So this challenge took some work!

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While walking around in Bethlehem, I came across these great windows.  I’ve shot them before, but this time I found the one I liked the best, and found the pattern.

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The shingles of the same house as the windows lent themselves to more of those lovely patterns. 

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Nuts and bolts.  Patterns.  Rusty ones at that!

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This is the curved wood of the covered bridge.  Light, dark, dark, light. 

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Bricks!  This was on Prospect Mountain, the home that was at the top of the mountain, it had a great older red brick patio.

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My jaunt over to Vermont and this is a state building, I just kinna liked it.

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Milkyway–07-07-2019

Being home means dark nights and not having to go to far for milkyway pics.  I wanted to head up to the mountain overlook, 1 – I don’t have an ATV anymore and 2 – the milkyway would have been out of sight from that vantage point. 

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See those bright yellow streaks?  Those are fireflies!  Yes I got photobombed by fireflies.  Which was, sort of cool!

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A lot of shooting stars this time around, as well as the “red” streaks which I suspect are satellites.  It was also hellva windy which made the trees move.  I went back and forth between 20, 25 and 30 second shots. 

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Jupiter was also out and about last night.  These were all taken within less than a mile from home.

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I then plopped myself in a potato field and took the last batch of pics.  I was getting slightly tired and cold!  But a great night over all, fireflies and all!

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Perspective Challenge!

So I am on a facebook group and we are assigned a partner to do challenges with. This current challenge was “perspective.”

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Sugarloaf North Trail–07-03-2019

Great hike!  Not super long (3 miles total).

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Can’t say enough about the views.

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And the lens ball!  This thing is a heavy lil bugger too.  And the keys make an appearance!

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Kingsman Trail to Bold Notch

This was a bit more challenging than I thought it was going to be.  A lot of water crossing and balancing, but a great hike!

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As always the views at the top were stellar!  Quiet and peaceful and so worth the 4000 calorie burn!

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I got a lens balls and I have been having some fun with it.  Not sure I am in love with it, but I am working towards that!

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As always I found mushrooms!  When it takes 3 miles to get up to the views, sometimes you entertain yourself with taking pictures of ‘shrums. 

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Littleton, NH–06-29-2019

I took a quick walk while antiquing for my sister in law, and took along my Rebel. 

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Georgiana and Harvard Falls Trail–06-27-2019

Another After work jaunt!  This time I found another set of waterfalls to tramp around. 

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I was very excited, the mushrooms are popping!  Great falls the lower ones are spectacular, and nothing like that sound as well. 

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The hike after this started to get a bit harder, more rocks, more roots.  And a little less sun, which is great for taking pictures of moving water!

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With each set of falls, the trail got slightly more difficult, and the falls got prettier.  Isn’t that how it always goes?

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I sat down and looked over and saw this circle twisting around and instantly it reminded me of a cake, am I wrong??
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So a 3 mile hike, due to going off the trail on purpose, and 4 hours later!  Tada!

Rock on, dot com!

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