Sunday, October 7, 2012

Robinson Preserve - SOOTC





I am joining SOOTC today, All Photos today SOOTC (out of the camera, no edits) Above photos were taken in bright sunlight from the top of the below tower. You can see it was bright and blue skies. the Silvery Moon effect was cause by shooting INTO the sun.


The amazing thing is the fact MadSnapper who is afraid of heights climbed to the top. I assure you  I never got close to the rail I was holding the camera out straight armed a foot back so i could not see straight down.  The Above photos taken with point and shoot Nikon. the tower is 40 feet high and the path was another 40 feet from the bottom of the tower.
Guess what Hubby was doing???


LEANING ON THE RAIL!!!!

30 comments:

From the Kitchen said...

I love the natural photos! I would have never had the nerve to climb that tower. It makes me dizzy to even think about it.

Best,
Bonnie

Amy Burzese said...

Good for you! I'm only afraid if there is not a railing. Great shots.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

The view from the top is worth the climb. I think I would be OK up there as long as the rail is sturdy,but I can feel my knees complaining about the climb.

Maple Lane said...

What a gorgeous place. I never trust the railings!!!

DawnTreader said...

I'm not a fan of climbing towers myself, but at least the rail does look sturdy. I love those photos of the cyclist and how you also caught the shadows of the bicycles.

Cranberry Morning said...

LOL. Oh that man! :-) Love your photos. I'd like to visit that place some time. I don't have a problem with heights, but I don't usually trust railings. I think that's carrying it a bit far. :-)

Jan said...

Wonderful photos. I'm glad you climbed, that way you got the great shot of your husband.

Miss Debbie said...

You are so brave! Nice pictures!

Auntie sezzzzzz... said...

At first, I wondered from where, these pics were being taken????

Hooray for you, that you managed to climb! I'm with you on that fear of heights. Guess it's more an awful fear that if I got too close to an edge, for too long, I'd jump. -sigh-

My husband would lean on the rail too. And I might do so, a bit. But not for long. :-) And no looking straight down. :-)

"Auntie"

TexWisGirl said...

good for you for challenging yourself. i really like that first photo.

Inger said...

Good for you and look how great the pictures came out! I'm scared of heights too, so I understand perfectly.

Rose said...

Those are nice shots for being shot into the sun...for once it added to the photos.

Scott said...

This is sure a beautiful spot to enjoy and some of my favorites of your photos. Great job.

I've been away getting new photos, but I'm back and hope to be by more often.

Thanks for keeping up the good work.

Scott

photowannabe said...

Good for you even climbing to the top of that tower!
My knee would never have made it and heights and I aren't on very friendly terms either.
Love the photos you got.

Rebecca said...

I love that path. I bet it makes a great bike ride.

Madi and Mom said...

Mad Snapper your pictures are gorgeous w/o editing...good to see hubby holding up the structure!!
LOL
Hugs Madi and C

S. Etole said...

What a view; well worth the climb.

Susannah said...

I am so proud of you,Sandra! I really don't like heights either! But anything to get the shot, right? Hubby looks so relaxed. Great fun and great pictures!

Ann said...

I don't have much of a problem with heights especially if it's a platform like that with a railing. I would have been right there with Bob looking over and of course snapping pictures

Catherine said...

Well you know I hate heights but last week I conquered my fears. Glad to be back and catching up with blog friends. :)
xo Catherine

Leovi said...

Delicious photos. Excellent perspectives of this beautiful place.

Deb said...

I'm not fond of heights either...but as long as there is a rail i would be okay...great photos...awesome that you climbed up there....

Chatty Crone said...

Leaning on the rail - dah. And that was a lot of steps there girl. A tide basin - what is that?

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Sandra, now that you made the successful climb, can we expect to see more photos from this viewpoint?

SweetMarie said...

That first pic makes me think of a snake! There is no way I would be leaning on the rail!!! These are gorgeous photos! You got some good exercise!

diane b said...

Clever SOOTC shots. Good for you climbing the tower when you don't like heights. I'm okay as long as I don't look down.

George said...

Congratulations on making it to the top of the tower. I like the shots you got from there, even if you didn't look straight down!

EG CameraGirl said...

Nicely done, Sandra! These didn't need editing. ;)

Betty Manousos said...

wow, congrats on making it to the top of the tower.

that is a magnificent view!

such lovely shots too!
it looks like i could just step into the p/c and be there!

well done:)

have a great week ahead~
xo

Pierre BOYER said...

Nice post....

Pierre