You'll notice a
difference in the amount of snow between the pictures toward the top
of this page and those at the bottom. That's because they were
taken 19 days apart on January 9 and January 28. We received
some additional inches in the interim.
Photography is a
good excuse for me to get out in the winter. Otherwise, I tend
to hibernate. The extra inches of snow, even though many of
the pictures are similar to the earlier ones, was enough reason to
motivate me. And, I always feel better after a time spent
outside in natural surroundings.
I likely took
close to 300 pictures at Oak Park in the two days combined. I
narrowed that down to a little over two hundred "keepers" from which
I have selected the 56 shared with you on this page.
That can be the
hard part. Because for me, even a small nuance of a change
makes something a whole different picture. However, I suspect at
least some of you would wonder why I am showing you the same picture
twice. Hopefully I haven't done that too much with the ones I
finally chose. It was a tough process eliminating some of my