a teatray in the sky

wintergreen evening

Posted in 5D Mark II, Charlottesville, Photography, Virginia by firthefirst on February 11, 2011

one of the weird things about wintergreen is that, as far as “mountains” go, it’s really not very tall (nothing in the mid-atlantic region really rises much higher than a speed bump) but somehow it manages to find itself wrapped in clouds all throughout the evening and well into daybreak.  I guess virginia clouds are just lazy and like to hover low.  and after marching to dinner in freezing rain, what’s better than stomping back to a hearty fire? (more…)

wintergreen morning

Posted in 5D Mark II, Charlottesville, Photography, Virginia by firthefirst on February 10, 2011

struggling to make it through the work week this work, and I’m not sure why.  actually, pretty much this whole month.  just not a fan of february I guess… put together a quick panorama from some off-the-cuff photos shot at wintergreen last week.  makes me wish I could go someplace like this every weekend to stretch out, scoot around a bit on oversized chopsticks, and then just kick the boots off and relax.  everyone’s got their own winter remedy, and mine is to taste the winter.