Tuesday, January 5, 2010

5/365 - Snowshoe Overlook

My feet, in snowshoes, overlooking a winter landscape.
Click the photo to see it on Flickr.

As I was out snowshoeing today, I thought I'd show the world a bit more of where I am, and what I do (besides photography, of course!). So, I took this twist on the stereotypical "photo of my feet" self-portrait.

I took this shot while relaxing at the top of the Robbins Mine's rock pile, overlooking the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula. The Robbins Mine was a copper mine in the late 19th century, eventually owned by the extensive (but always unprofitable) Phoenix mining company. Today, the mine consists of just a few ruins, and a large rock pile (which provided this lovely view). The Robbins is private property -- it's owned by a friend, so I had permission -- so please don't trespass!


Anonymous said...

This 365 idea is fun! Dad just about lost it when he saw the snowshoe overlook photo! I think you scared him! Beautiful picture, Dave.


Laura Smyth, Publisher and Creative Director said...

I get vertigo just looking at the photo!

DC said...

Don't worry, I wasn't anywhere near the edge. It just looks that way through the magic of perspective. :)

LisaNewton said...

I had no idea showshoes looked like that, but I think I'm glad I live in sunny LA. :)

Great shot!!