North Carolina

Oakwood 5K

I’m lucky to have route by my house that takes me through Oakwood Cemetary. If go the right way it’s exactly 3.11 miles. Plus, I get some of it on a gravel access road—pretty sure my knees thank me for that every now and then.

I took my time and just walked it recently. Cemeteries have long been a photographic crutch of mine. It’s usually quiet and there’s enough statues to play with portrait ideas without bothering a living breathing human being.

December 2012 Wallpaper

And we'll close out the year with shot from last month. Right here in North Carolina, just down the road from Elk Knob State Park and down by Bridal Cove there's the remains of homestead. And by remains, it's really just three chimneys at this point. This is one of them. In the summer the foliage is so thick you can't really make out much of anything. But come winter, after the leaves fall, it gets more interesting.

DSPRATTE 2012 December Wallpaper

Click on the image above to get yourself a high resolution copy for your desktop. Enjoy.