You have to get up early to catch these shots of the foggy Spring sunrises in Ohio.
Here it is January 10th, 2016 and what appears to be the first real winter weather of the year appears.
This photo was taken on a hike at Dawes Arboretum near Newark, Ohio today.
Last year I tried a 365 project that failed. It failed in the idea that I did not produce 1 photo a day for 365 days. It succeeded in showing me that you need to take at least one photo a day to improve. Many of those photos will be bad, but some will be great. You need that frequency to lead you to the great shots. The failures are the practice that lead you to the great photos.
This year, I’m just trying to improve and post the best photos I get as they come. The goal is just improvement.
Taft Reserve has about 8 miles of trails and it’s ran by the Licking County Parks.
If you follow the trails in a couple of miles, you’ll come to a large abandoned farm. It was a huge operation and today, there’s not even a road left leading to it. There is a large house, old farm equipment, and many outbuildings just rotting away.
I find it interesting how nature will always reclaim everything if you let it. Most of the reserve is full of evidence of that happening. From scrub land trying to become a forest, old Indian mounds, and then this farm.
This is a photo of Buckeye Lake from the south shore. We were out riding on a beautiful evening and stopped to enjoy the view.