Camera Practice -- Pictures at the County Park

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posted on Oct, 21 2012 @ 10:36 PM
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Hi, all.

I was out with my camera taking pictures at the County Park where I live. I've taken an interest in photography and wanted to get some practice. I cheated and used the auto setting, but I was more interested in composition.

It was a beautiful day today and fall is in the air. The trees were magnificent and that is what I set out to take pictures of. The park has some interesting structures, so I took pictures of them, too. I actually took about 40 pictures, but I picked what I thought were the most interesting.

The park is called "Eagle Point Park" and is located in Clinton, Iowa. There is a brief history of the park here, but there aren't any rail cars, any more.

So, here are the pictures I took with a brief explanation of each one.


Park entrance



Lodge building that can be rented for events.
(back)


(front)


The Tower


Tower entrance


Inside


Lower stairway



Upper stairway


A couple shots from the top of the tower



The trees were magnificent








Finally, a few shots of the mighty Mississippi River




Hope you enjoyed the pics.

Later




posted on Oct, 22 2012 @ 11:08 AM
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Beautiful pics! I just love that little castle!!!! Keep taking pics and have fun! Nature shots are awesome!



posted on Oct, 22 2012 @ 09:24 PM
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That park is really cool. I especially love the stone tower, great structure





 
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