Thursday, November 18, 2010

Scenic Drive

I love my drive home, especially in the Fall. Maryland is so beautiful in the Fall. I think we're nearing the end of all the pretty colorful trees so I decided to take a few shots before all the leaves have fallen.

I just love how the setting sun warms the trees and barns along this road. It's always a nice view.

I also love this little girl that rode in my car the other day. 
My beautiful niece Livi Grace.
(Do not worry we were at a complete stop when this picture was taken!) 
*I used Pioneer Woman's Seventies action on the above & below pictures (I'm loving it)!

And finally, I retouched this photo a bit..

To this...
Gives it a kind of haunted feel, right? I think it has more 'emotion' than the first photo now and puts the focus more on the birdhouse too.
Which do you like better?


The wonderful Ashley Sisk is hosting her first giveaway for one of her beautifully edited photos! She does some amazing work! Check her out! Click the button below to enter!


Katie said...

Oh wow, you guys have some great fall colors out there. I'm a little jealous. All these evergreen trees can't live up to it!

Jessie Szmanda said...

These pictures are FAB!

Ashley Sisk said...

I love your scenic drive..and I think I love your dramatic bw edit. Very haunting.

amylou said...

amazing photos of the trees! and I love the blue version!
your photos are so beautiful.
so is you niece!

p.s. thanks for adding my button! that is so sweet of you!

CK said...

Sooooo beautiful! Especially your little niece! ; )


Jamie Leigh said...

LOVE the pictures! Fall is my favorite, I am a bit sad it is gone here in MN. Thanks for sharing!

Joanna said...

ok your niece is too cute! and you are SO good with that camera!!! you captured the colors so well! I need someone to teach me! :(

Ria Thurston said...

Pretty, Pretty! You still have FALL? P.S. the action set of PW is awesome :)

Mandy said...

Oh how pretty!! This time of year is gorgeous!

Ashley said...

Really beautiful, thanks for taking us on your drive!

Beka said...

Following you from Ria's Fabulous FRIDAY! I love & ADORE your blog!! I'm so glad I stopped by!!!

KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK with Photography! I am a photographer as well! :)


kaley said...

i was wondering how you did liv's pictures!!! i love it :)

Warren Baldwin said...

Linked from Heather's blog. I like your photography. I try to use nature shots to illustrate my blog posts on Family Fountain. Do you give permission for any of your shots to be used on other blogs if credit is given to you and your blog?

My main blog is Family Fountain with articles on family issues (marriage, parenting, some on money, Christian attitudes, etc.). Please check it out to see if it would be consistent with the tenor of your blog (I think it is). Cheryl and I do a lot of work in our church with young couples and teens, so many of my articles appeal to that age group - or at least I hope so.

Anyway, thanks for any consideration you give this.


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