The Beauty of Winter - A Lensbaby Blog Circle Post

It was a warm beginning to winter, but when January arrived we were greeted by colder weather (no snow so I shouldn’t complain), rain, and wind. It is the kind of weather that makes you want to stay home, but this weekend I ventured out with my Lensbaby Velvet 56 lens and Canon 6D to see what I could capture at one of our local lakes.


Green Lake, located in Seattle, WA, is a popular place for people to walk, ride bikes, and catch up with friends. Although it was cold and windy, I loved the winter scenes that I saw.


There is a small island in the middle of the lake and it was fun capturing images of it as I made my way around.


We were expecting the possibility of rain, however, the sun started to peek through the clouds, which was welcomed.


Green Lake is very popular year round. Kids jump off the docks, swim in the lake, and families rent boats to enjoy the lake.  During the winter, however, the docks are generally clear making it easier to capture images without distractions. 


I loved taking these winter images as the light changed. Although I normally go farther than a three-mile walk, this winter morning with its crisp wind and cold temperatures made me glad that it was time to go get a latte. 

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