Water Colors

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A cool misty rain sweeps through the hills of West Virginia on a late October morning. My schedule is rarely this open so I allow the big blue truck to take me wherever it wants to explore. No. I haven’t upgraded the truck to a robot. I don’t need to in order for it to speak to me. For those who attuned to the road just know what their vehicles are saying. Sometimes they want to race. Sometimes they want to slowly cruise and enjoy the sunshine. But if it’s a four wheel drive it’s likely to be in the mood to explore and maybe throw a little bit of mud into the air. On this particular day my truck suddenly decided to see what was on a side street and took me off the main highway. I struggled to hold him back as we traveled down the narrow lane. Then my big blue truck urged me pull into a parking lot where we found a Sassafras tree in full Fall glory. You may not believe it but four wheel drive trucks have a sixth sense and instinctively know where to find beauty in nature. I pulled up as close to the tree as I could and took out my camera. “Roll down my window down!” The truck urged. I had already planned to shoot from the cab so I could keep the lens clean but I allowed my truck to believe it was his great idea. Then he whispered, “God paints our world with watercolors.” As I observed the mists collecting on the red, orange and yellow leaves I knew what he meant.

Image Titled “Water Colors 2”

I shot several different angles and settings and became so inspired by the beautiful leaves that I created a special one to post to Lloyd’s Lens Photography on Facebook.

Image Titled “God Paints With Watercolors”

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15 thoughts on “Water Colors

    1. Thank you! There’s a photo of it on my post from last Sunday “Incident On Panther Mountain”.
      I have always treated my vehicles as if they were alive. Not sure why unless it’s a holdover from when I was a kid riding horses and cattle. ( we had a large bull that thought he was a pet and would let the kids ride him )


  1. These pictures are absolutely breathtaking! I just realized how much I missed enjoying your glorious photography and the adventures of the big blue truck 🙂 Let me know when you’re on Twitter so I can follow you ❤

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