Thursday, November 20, 2014

Mt. Auburn at Fall

I was in serious need of some time with my camera and nature. I decided to go take a nice stroll through the Mt. Auburn cemetery and take in the fall scenes. 
It's so interesting, to me, to find peace and beauty in a cemetery, where each stone tells a story.
As I wandered around the monuments and stones, I suddenly thought about how these individuals last resting place has become an amazing retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The hour or so of time I spent in the cemetery was quite good for my photographers soul. After a crazy week, this gorgeous place allowed me to step back, relax, and just be with nature, my camera and my thoughts.
I left, as the sun set, in a place where I felt grounded and relaxed. Such a beautiful place right in my neck of the woods.

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20 thoughts on the matter:

Nicole Bryce-Sharron said... {Reply}

Gorgeous shots! So jelly of all the New England colours!

Anonymous said... {Reply}

There is always something so sad about tombstones but your shots are glorious and beautiful.

Linda Kay said... {Reply}

Tabor, enjoyed your wanderings through the cemetery. My mother always wanted me to go the cemetery with her to talk about all the relatives from the past, etc. I've decided I'm not going there...spread to the winds!

Linda Kay said... {Reply}

So sorry...Tamar - typed it too fast.

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

wow, very nice photos and cool place to visit.

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

You've captured fall so beautifully!!

Leovi Leovi said... {Reply}

Yes, indeed, wonderful place full of beauty! Excellent framing with beautiful color! Beautiful photos with autumn atmosphere!

carolina rico said... {Reply}

Wow! you sure are a creative soul! Great pictures!!! I do agree that cemeteries are peaceful but it wouldn´t have occurred to me to go there for a quite time! Good for you!

tiarastantrums said... {Reply}

oh I love to wander about cemeteries too - this one look like a good one (stated in the most positive of ways!)

Carol Blackburn said... {Reply}

Thanks for sharing your walk!

Adrienne said... {Reply}

Yup. Love this place - soul soothing. Love the shots you got!

Nicki said... {Reply}

Such creative and beautiful angles and perspectives to these. I love a good walk through a cemetery - especially old-old ones.

Anonymous said... {Reply}

Beautiful captures! Peace and tranquility is not always easy to find today in town and city. That's what I am thankful for, now living in the mountains.

Rebecca said... {Reply}

I love your sunny starbursts.

Molly said... {Reply}

You captured the peace and tranquility of this place perfectly


Danelle M said... {Reply}

Wow! These are just gorgeous. I really love the one with the sun flare!

Sian said... {Reply}

good grief these photos are stunning!

Ida said... {Reply}

These are lovely. Many people find cemeteries to be creepy or depressing but I'm with you in they can be peaceful and calming.

Kim Cunningham said... {Reply}

You really found some beauty here. I'm sure the solitude was good for the soul. I love those times to get away and just think.

Anita Johnson said... {Reply}

Beautiful images. I have found the cemeteries in Wisconsin very beautiful too, especially the ones in the farming communities surrounded by the corn and soybean fields.