Sometimes it’s fun to go back; To take a picture of a person or place that you’ve snapped in the past. The annual “Light up Downtown” is a good chance for me to do just that. It happens every year around the same, in the same place and it always combines two of my favorite things. Winter and Fireworks!
I love Autumn. I think all photographers do. Part of it is the early evenings that spawn gorgeous sunsets, and of course, let’s not forget those trees that take on an aura of fire as their leaves change color. So it’s always a little bitter-sweet when the fall rains (and snow!) force all the foliage to the ground, leaving the trees to resemble skeletons. Fortunately, most photographers, including myself, also love the snow and ready or not, it’s right around the corner!
I take my cameras everywhere, as I am sure many of you do too. Zoos are no exception. The Akron Zoo is a small-ish zoo, a boutique zoo, you could call it. The animals are mostly separated from the public by large glass panes – perfect for taking photos without a lot of structures getting in your way.