Saturday, December 27, 2014

Small Secret World

I'm always amazed at the cool and unique things that you can find on the forest floor. It's like there is a secret little world apart from our own right at our feet. As adults we don't spend enough time marveling at God's handiwork at ground level. As children we often spent time crawling around on the ground looking at everything and being fascinated by plants, bugs the rocks and the dirt. The taller we get the more removed from that little world we seem to get. While visiting Little Darby Environmental Education Area east of Willits yesterday Lenore picked up these great clear leaves for me. They are amazing in that they have slowly decomposed to where only the vein structure is holding them together. They are really small beautiful world unto themselves. God bless, chris This image was created with a Canon 7D and a Canon EF 28-105 lens at 105mm. Camera settings used AV mode,ISO 100,F16.0 at 2.5 seconds. Camera was mounted on a Manfrotto 190 PROBX tripod with a Bogen 3055 heavy duty ballhead.

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