On our last day, we returned back to our base camp and decided to go on an afternoon hike. Grundy has many hiking trails or different levels and distances, and we decided on the 1.5 km Swan Lake Trail. The hike goes through some wetlands, has a few nice lookouts and rocky ridges and includes a walk across a boardwalk. We took our time enjoying this relaxing, interesting and diverse trail, pausing for many breaks to take photos and draw.
Along with my love for cloud photography is my love for tree photography – alive and dead. I love trying to capture a new angle, either to express the grandeur of a living tree or the creepiness of a dead tree. I like to pause and appreciate how magnificent they are, and explore even the smallest details found in their bark, branches and leaves.
Taking a moment to draw some trees. I like to imagine this is how the Group of Seven must have felt painting and becoming one with nature.