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Off The Beaten Path

I’ve got a bit of a story for you today. Check out the photo and then keep reading below! :)

Daily Photo – Off The Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Path

Finding the location for this particular shot required taking a “path” off the main trail in the forest. I put the word path in quotes, because this path was really nothing more than a clearing between some saplings.

It all started, after capturing this picnic table sunset photo that I showed you all on Tuesday. I was walking back to the trail head and I noticed a small path between some saplings which shortly lead me to a marked trail that I had no idea even existed – it’s not on the map.

Towards the end of this path there was an arrow painted on a tree pointing to the left, however just beyond that arrow I could see a campsite, which made its appearance in yesterday’s daily photo, so obviously, like any good character in a horror movie, I ignored the signs telling me to turn around and proceeded forward.

After capturing the campsite shots I started walking back, but for some reason turned around and noticed that at the other end of the campsite their was another small pathway through a bunch of saplings. Once again I followed the unmarked path…and this path lead me to the scene above!

So I guess the moral of the story is that it pays to explore a bit off the beaten path when you’re looking for different scenes. However, it’s something to do carefully and in areas you know well, as getting lost in a forest is an extremely easy thing to do!

Do you venture off the beaten path when finding your photographs? Share a link in the comments if you have captured something awesome when doing so!

One Response to “Off The Beaten Path”

  1. What cool find sir. Nice shot with the light peeking through the trees.

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