There’s nothing like that first cup of coffee in the morning.
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Canada Geese preen and sun themselves on rocks below the Huguenot Bridge early one August morning.
A Junco rests on a snowy branch while out foraging in the snow. How such a small creature survives the winter never ceases to amaze me. Does it wake on such a morning wishing it could sleep a little longer, rationalizing that later the snow will melt and its burdens will be just a little lighter?
The sun was just beginning to rise above the trees when I arrived at this small pond.
The slow moving, low, autumn waters of the James River provided a wonderful reflection of a Canada Goose and the nearby river rocks.
Early Saturday morning I walked through Deep Run Park in Henrico County, Virginia. I wanted to be there while that magical, early morning light blanketed the trees and whatever I might find beneath them. I nearly passed this scene but fortunately stopped long enough to notice it.
Walking around the grounds of the Highland Meadow Vineyards on an early morning in September, I caught the sun beaming through the trees illuminating this fountain.
This cypress tree stands alone, out in the water. I shot this picture at sunrise from about 300 yards away. The fog drifted around the tree as the sun slowly swept it away. As the light and fog were continually changing, I kept shooting and ended up with this image, where most of the fog is between the tree and the shoreline, highlighting it’s isolation.