NOT A HINT OF FALL BUT THE CANAL IS BEAUTIFUL – Marilyn Armstrong

We went out looking for a hint of autumn but all we saw was summer. Usually, by the end of August, you can see yellow leaves and bright colors in the vines. You can usually see changes in color in the maple and aspen trees.

Not this year. It’s as deep green as a mid-July day.

On the positive side, it was beautiful weather with a shiny river and canal that looked like a mirror. The sky was something special. It looks almost unreal with that deep blue sky and puffy little white clouds.

REFLECTIONS: THE COLORS OF FALL – Garry & Marilyn Armstrong

A Photo a Week Challenge: Reflection


Reflections in the Blackstone in the fall are beautiful. The colors are soft in the water, though if the water is quiet, sometimes it is as close as you can get to a mirror.

Rivers usually are not quite as silky as bigger bodies of water. Ponds and lakes sometimes are so smooth, you can turn the picture upside down and it looks almost the same, both ways.

Despite the lack of a brilliant fall, this October has produced a lot of pictures. Garry was outside today because we had sunshine. No reflections today … we don’t have any water here … but plenty of pictures.

River reflections – Photo: Garry Armstrong
Blackstone River in Rhode Island – Photo: Garry Armstrong
Reflecting river – Photo: Garry Armstrong
Mumford river reflections – Photo: Marilyn Armstrong
Reflection of the bridge on the canal – Photo: Marilyn Armstrong
Full reflection in the canal – Photo: Marilyn Armstrong

CEE’S BLACK & WHITE MIRROR IMAGES – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge:
Mirror images or reflections


Blackstone Canal – Uxbridge – Reflections
Marina, Connecticut – Water reflections
Swans on a dark pond
Riverbend along the Blackstone reflections

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REFLECTING — THE YEAR THAT WAS

REFLECTIONS

A lot of us have a lot of things upon which we can reflect. Many of them are at the very least, unpleasant and many verge on Perfectly Awful and Deeply Depressing. I thought it was time to skip morbid and just run with beautiful, so this is a collection by Garry and I of our favorite reflections for this year.

Here’s hoping for a better year to come. May we all have a peaceful holiday or at least, a peaceful slide from darkest, longest nights of winter to the lengthening days of Spring to come.

SEASONAL REFLECTIONS

PHOTO CHALLENGE: REFLECTING – Garry & Marilyn Armstrong


Reflections in a partly frozen river
Scarlet reflections – October in New England
Photo: Garry Armstrong  – Reflections in the shallow water of the Mumford
Photo by Garry Armstrong – Reflections in the Blackstone River Canal
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CEE’S ODDBALL PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: January 22, 2017


Reflections ... mirrors and windows of our Jeep
Reflections … mirrors and windows of our Jeep
Heading home at sunset
Heading home at sunset
One headlight
One headlight
At the vet with Bonnie
At the vet with Bonnie

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REFLECTIONS IN GLASS, LAKE, AND RIVER

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Mirror Images or Reflections


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Whitins Pond, smooth as glass, reflecting the almost bare trees in November
Blue-toned gulls in flight reflected in the river
Blue-toned gulls in flight reflected in the river
Reflections as a portrait in Williamsburg, Virginia
Reflections as a portrait in Williamsburg, Virginia

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