My Commute to Work

Like many of you I have a full day, with my job, family and chores around the house.  It’s often difficult to find time for my passion, photography.

With the arrival of Spring and Daylight Savings Time, I began to notice some photo opportunities during my morning commute to work.  I figured that if I left about 20 minutes earlier than normal and did some pre-planning, good things might happen.

Here are the results of yesterday’s commute:

I saw this tree as I was leaving my subdivision.  The early morning mist around the base of the trunk was appealing to me.  I hoped that I would be able to expose the scene correctly to capture the detail.

Time was a factor so I took a few shots and moved on.

I took these 2 shots at a local park just as the sun was rising.  There was mist on the water and fog in the air.  The timing was just right so I quickly set up my tripod and fired away.

Happily I was able to get in some photo time and arrive at work as scheduled.

I will definitely use my commute for mini photo shoots again, but maybe there are other ways to fit photography into a busy life.

Please leave me a comment and let me know how you find time to pursue your passion.

Thanks for stopping by.

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18 thoughts on “My Commute to Work

  1. My first thought was, “This is what he sees on his way to work? I need to work there.” LOL>>> Your photos are beautiful. You captured the moments perfectly. Finding time is always difficult. I grab moments here and there because my schedule is never the same. I try to know what the weather is going to be like the next day so I can prepare and I carry my camera and stuff with me everywhere I go. I’m only a beginner so, I need all the practice I can get and therefore, grab any moment I can find. Sometimes, I’m driving and see something when I waiting for a light change … Grab my camera and shoot away. 😀

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