Saturday, March 31, 2007

Photo Hunt-Water

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This weeks theme is WATER. You can join the photo hunt by going

  • and view the blog list for them on my side bar.

    Welcome to Hampton Roads Virginia. We are surrounded by water. The Atlantic Ocean, The Chesapeake Bay and the James River, are just a few of the bodies of water you will find here. I have taken dozens of photos of the water in our area, and when it came time to select one for this weeks hunt I just couldn't make up my mind. I am posting a sampling for you to enjoy...
    WATER!!
    (Click on photo to enlarge it)


    Sunset on the James River




    Chesapeake Bay(photo taken looking towards Norfolk Naval Base from the car while traveling across the bridge and tunnel from Hampton to Norfolk)




    Man made lake in Va. Beach at Mt. Trashmore park




    Waves breaking on the shore of Virginia Beach




    Fishing Pier, Cheasapeake Bay Bridge




    Lake at Newport News Park




    On the shores of the same lake at Newport News Park




    Playing in the water at Huntington Park Newport News Va




    My grandson's first trip to the ocean(He was not impressed)





    Assateague's Wild Horses(On Virginia Easten Shore)This photo is courtesy of my son who took the photo




    Kiptopeke, Virginia(also on the eastern shore)




    Footbridge crossing lake at Newport News Park




    Boat Ramp, Newport News Park




    On the shores of the James River




    Ducks playing in a puddle at a local park




    Fishing at Rudee Inlet, Virginia Beach



    Lake at Mt. Trashmore Park, Virginia Beach




    Unidentified fisherman at the lake, Newport News Park




    Fountain at our local Bass Pro Shop Hampton


    I hope you have enjoyed this little tour, come back next week to see what I find for the next theme (next week it is CLEAN)

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    44 Comments:

    Blogger Linda said...

    Those are all fantastic pictures! I just love Virginia. Been across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge once and it was very, very impressive though a little creepy at times because there was also some fog!

    March 30, 2007 at 11:58 PM  
    Blogger Lazy Daisy said...

    Loved your pictures and your area. My mom lives in Va. Beach so we head up in the direction frequently.

    March 31, 2007 at 12:00 AM  
    Blogger zhengning said...

    Very beautiful sceneries, especially the 'mirror lake' one.
    It looks like a peaceful place to me...

    March 31, 2007 at 12:21 AM  
    Blogger YellowRose said...

    What a beautiful area! Thank you for the tour! Marking that as one the places I want to visit now!

    Happy Saturday!

    March 31, 2007 at 12:32 AM  
    Blogger FamilySnows said...

    What BEAUTIFUL photos. I'd love to visit sometime!! :)

    March 31, 2007 at 12:33 AM  
    Anonymous Angelo said...

    Wow that's a lot of water! Great shots, I suddenly feel like jumping into a lake or the ocean :) Happy hunting!

    March 31, 2007 at 12:34 AM  
    Blogger maiylah said...

    oh, i enjoyed the tour very very much!! thank you for sharing ... :)

    March 31, 2007 at 12:44 AM  
    Blogger Biker Betty said...

    The first picture is stunning!!! Is that a hallowed out tree stump in the last? I love the ducks in the puddle, seems like something in a child's book. Great photos. You are very lucky to live near so much water. Have a nice weekend.

    March 31, 2007 at 1:08 AM  
    Blogger PowersTwinB said...

    What beautiful photos! Are there really wild horses there on the beach? amazing! Thanks for visiting my photo tonight

    March 31, 2007 at 1:32 AM  
    Blogger Crystal said...

    That looks like a beautiful place to live! I hope you enjoy every minute of it.

    Happy hunting. :)

    March 31, 2007 at 1:52 AM  
    Blogger Gattina said...

    Wonderful selection of water pictures ! You are really lucky to live in such a beautiful place ! We have to drive about 80 miles (100 km)to see the sea (Belgium) that's not very far though.

    March 31, 2007 at 2:54 AM  
    Blogger Akelamalu said...

    Oh my, you are soooo lucky living in such a beautiful place.

    March 31, 2007 at 3:02 AM  
    Blogger AMAZING GRACIE said...

    I love the water - this is my favorite photo hunt so far. Such beautiful photos! I love the horses on the beach.

    March 31, 2007 at 4:07 AM  
    Anonymous pelf said...

    I love the last picture very much! :)

    March 31, 2007 at 4:14 AM  
    Blogger Dragonheart said...

    Wonderful collection of water photos! :) All of them are terrific choices for the theme. I especially like the photos of the Assateague horses and the lake at Newport News Park.

    March 31, 2007 at 4:51 AM  
    Anonymous coonie said...

    your pictures are all beautiful

    March 31, 2007 at 6:35 AM  
    Blogger Patricia of Pollywog Creek said...

    I love your photos, Autumn! You should work for the local Chamber of Commerce! =) Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by Pollywog Creek.

    March 31, 2007 at 8:25 AM  
    Anonymous pat said...

    Wow - ALL beautiful photos. Looks like a gorgeous place to live!

    Happy Weekend!

    March 31, 2007 at 8:26 AM  
    Blogger the night owl said...

    I love...Love your pictures...Water is very peaceful and relaxing!! The Atlantic Ocean is 30 minutes away from my house. Baba

    March 31, 2007 at 8:28 AM  
    Blogger Lauren S. said...

    Very beautiful pictures. I have always wanted to see the wild horses! Thanks for sharing these!

    March 31, 2007 at 8:51 AM  
    Blogger Connie said...

    Wow thanks for sharing all those wonderful pictures. Love the one with the horses.

    Take care,
    Connie
    My photo is up.

    March 31, 2007 at 9:12 AM  
    Blogger It's a FLIP-FLOP World said...

    You have more water than you know what to do with !! Oh and I cannot come and do your dishes....It is just a little bit too far away!! Sorry..thanks for stopping by..
    Sandy

    March 31, 2007 at 9:30 AM  
    Blogger Amber said...

    Very pretty pictures! You live in a beautiful area. Thanks for sharing.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! :)

    March 31, 2007 at 9:38 AM  
    Anonymous Holly said...

    WOW, I'd have had a hard time choosing just one as well. All of your photos are gorgeous, looks like you live in a very beautiful area! Thanks for sharing your photos, I have my entry up as well, come visit me if you can! Happy Hunting!

    March 31, 2007 at 9:59 AM  
    Anonymous Ma said...

    Great Photos! All of them so beautiful. I love the one of the sunset on James River,Newport News Park and the one of your grandson is so cute.

    Thanks for stopping by.

    March 31, 2007 at 10:06 AM  
    Blogger peppylady said...

    I haven't yet deiced what I'm putting up for water.
    I know it won't be for a while I need to go to work this morning.

    I didn't see the ocean till I was 26 years old.

    March 31, 2007 at 11:04 AM  
    Blogger meeyauw said...

    So much to comment about, but I'm going to focus on the horses. I have heard so much about them (and my son visited there but never sent even 1 photo!) but to see an actual photo is powerful. They look so healthy, powerful and proud!

    March 31, 2007 at 11:48 AM  
    Anonymous Sueellen said...

    What great pictures, thanks for sharing! It makes me miss my brother and his family, I can't wait to get back there!

    March 31, 2007 at 12:00 PM  
    Anonymous Dianne said...

    Thanks for visiting my blog! You outdid yourself with water-nice little tour there. : )

    March 31, 2007 at 12:46 PM  
    Blogger srp said...

    I recognize many of these pictures, even that Bass pro shop. I love the water along the James River and there is a little park in Williamsburg with some fabulous views.

    March 31, 2007 at 12:54 PM  
    Blogger "Early Bird" said...

    I loved all of your "water" photos...the last one was awesome...I've always loved a Bass Pro Shop and this is a neat feature!

    March 31, 2007 at 1:42 PM  
    Blogger Cats ~ Goats ~ Quotes said...

    Oh my! No wonder you couldn't decide which one to use! All of them are so good. Of course I love the horses :)
    Happy Hunting!

    March 31, 2007 at 4:24 PM  
    Blogger Expat Traveler said...

    what a beautiful set of pics!

    My fav was Man made lake in Va. Beach at Mt. Trashmore park

    Thanks for stopping by!

    March 31, 2007 at 6:09 PM  
    Blogger Heart of Rachel said...

    Hi Autumn. Thanks for sharing all these great photos. It must be a blessing to be surrounded by water.

    I remember my first son's contact with the sea. He was a little afraid at first but he gradually realized how fun it is to play in the water.

    Take care!

    March 31, 2007 at 10:41 PM  
    Blogger DaisyMae Maus said...

    What a terrific tour ... Mom's never been east past the Mississippi River ... It's interesting how the two coasts are so similar in their water features (but your ocean water is so much warmer). So much for Sunny San Diego, huh?

    Thanks for visitin' my blog today!
    DMM

    March 31, 2007 at 11:39 PM  
    Blogger Jose said...

    I don't blame your grandson for not being impressed with the ocean water, I never liked it either. I like the horses by the beach and the boat ramp at Newport News Park.

    April 1, 2007 at 12:07 AM  
    Blogger Lynn said...

    Oh wow, this is a visual feast. Love them all especially the man made lake.

    April 1, 2007 at 10:07 AM  
    Anonymous Lulu said...

    All of your pictures are beautiful! Wow--wild horses on the beach...that is awesome!

    April 1, 2007 at 10:46 AM  
    Blogger Retro Girl said...

    Beautiful photos! Great array of gorgeous scenery!!

    Thanks for visiting me!

    April 1, 2007 at 11:11 AM  
    Blogger ~Jennifer said...

    Great pictures! Several of them would make great jigsaw puzzles.

    April 1, 2007 at 12:19 PM  
    Blogger Vader's Mom said...

    Great shots! I love the ducks in the puddle :)

    April 1, 2007 at 8:55 PM  
    Blogger Carrie said...

    Oh it is so pretty. We have to drive about 30 minutes to find any water well except the river and that isn't the prettiest site.

    April 2, 2007 at 11:39 AM  
    Blogger Meow said...

    What a great series of pictures.
    Hope you are well.
    Take care, Meow

    April 3, 2007 at 5:42 AM  
    Blogger Sunflower said...

    I enjoyed this WATER tour!
    Thanks for sharing :-)

    I will Exercise for Comments!
    Sunflower

    April 3, 2007 at 6:17 PM  

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