A few nights ago I was walking at Vasona Lake and shot this photo. I love framing images and I must say, I generally would not frame three trees smack in the middle of a photo. But these trees seemed to work well together, and I loved the contrast of the different types of bark. I also like the tiny curling twig at the very top of the middle tree – it looks like my hair in the morning, if you put a bunch together, you’d have a tangled mess.
Also, I have people tell me they have gone to this lake and they are not seeing the reflections. I have a simple answer for that one. If you want to see reflections – you need to go early or late. I’m not a real expert on this, but once the sun gets to a certain point, all of the reflections disappear. The water becomes rippled, and the mystery seems to disappear. I generally try to walk before 8am or after 6pm. (But I have to admit – nothing beats the morning reflections.) Most important is to actually stop and look. I pass so many people walking, running, talking (on their cell phones – ugh!) and I think “You’re missing this incredible beauty!” Another quick note on Vasona Lake – all of the new spring leaves and flowers are starting to pop so it is absolutely gorgeous. If you don’t live nearby, find a local lake and pay it a morning visit.
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