Monthly Archives: January 2016

Eagle Creek Park in Winter

Today Laura and I traipsed out into the cold and sunshine to see what could be seen at the local park. ¬†Armed only with a 100mm prime macro my results were fairly abstract…

Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN I can’t resist a good tree stump… Any plant is a wondrous thing drawing nourishment from the dirt and the sky to become a towering giant. Even after they’re cut down, their mark on the world remains for years until nature slowly reclaims them. Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN

The last winter hangers-on from the cattails pondside.
Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN At some point I’d like to sit down and learn enough about the various fungi of the forest to identify them on sight. I adore these quiet reclaimers of the forest. Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN
Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN

Not to mention lichen, nature’s truest collaborator.
Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN I like the contrast of metal and ice but it always surprises me to find such things in the middle of an urban forest. Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN
Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN

One can’t help but stop and look at the crispy sheets of ice.
Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN
Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN We close with a solitary hanger-on… perhaps he’ll last until the spring. Misc macro fun from Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, IN

It was good to be out. We bought the annual pass so we’ll be back.

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