Raindrop | Week 38 (Project 52)

I love photographing raindrops. Their perfect shape, reflections and added focus to a photograph are all stunning in my book. This ball of water was resting on a lily pad. Goal: Photograph a raindrop. Camera: Nikon D800 Lens: 105mm

August 2016 Wallpaper Calendar

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So Many Ponies | Friday Favorite

The weather was warm and I had some time to kill while driving back from North Carolina. A perfect opportunity to check on the Chincoteague ponies. When I drove up to the marsh, over forty ponies emerged from the trees. Made my day! Have a lovely weekend :) Camera: Nikon D800 Lens: 105mm ISO: 100… {read more}

Arlington House | Travel (85/556)

Arlington National Cemetery is on my annual list of places to visit. Walking the grounds is a somber and often quiet experience. The Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, is located in Arlington National Cemetery. Even though renovations were underway, walking around the house and through the gardens was a lovely experience. As you… {read more}

Fort Monroe National Monument | Travel (75/556)

A day before Easter arrived, I found myself exploring Fort Monroe National Monument on the Virginia Peninsula. The morning was quiet with few people out and about. Walking along the beach in solitude was my favorite part. And a perfect activity before hopping in my car for several hours, heading home. Top Five Hikes +… {read more}

Colonial National Historical Park | Travel (74/556)

As far as I can recall, this we my first visit to Colonial National Historical Park in Virginia. Seems a bit far fetched given my proximity to the park growing up. However, most family vacations when I was a littler lady bypassed Virginia, heading further south or west. Options abound for places and areas to… {read more}

Arlington National Cemetery | iPhone Favorites

Visiting Arlington National Cemetery is always a moving experience.

Shenandoah National Park | iPhone Favorites

Driving through and hiking in Shenandoah National Park was the perfect birthday trip :)

Fort Monroe National Monument | iPhone Favorites

Loved visiting Fort Monroe National Monument, in Virginia, on a quiet Saturday morning. I always enjoy the fun looks received while walking on a beach… in hiking gear ;)

August 2015 Wallpaper Calendar

Email subscribers receive the free August wallpaper calendar on Saturday. The featured photograph is from a pond filled with lotus flowers, in Virginia. Subscribe today! Your information will only be used by Alaina Ann Photography.