October 21, 2015

"All's quiet...

...on the western front (well, it IS west of Moi!).  AKA, Happy Valley during football season when the Penn State Nittany Lions are on the road for the weekend.

"All's Quiet"
Penn State University Tailgating Field
University Park, Pennsylvania

Normally this time of year, this landscape would be covered with thousands of cars, and tents, and grills, and cornhole games, and people wearing blue and white (maaaaybe a few who have had one "Joe Paterno Legacy Lager" too many). All in the name of football tailgating.  Gotta admit, Nittany Lion nation does tailgating GOOD.  But the landscape?  You wouldn't even see it.  Luckily, we have away football weekends for that.

This past weekend I had both an away football game AND a Thing #3 who was busy participating in community service activities with her sorority at the same time.  Which can only mean one thing...when my Nittany Lion(s) is away, this photographer can play.

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  1. Oh Kath, what a beautiful serene photo!

  2. Boy, I really love this. Reminds me of the Wyeth quote, "I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape. Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn't show." The perspective and light are great, and your shots that capture the 'lone' tree are among my favorites!

  3. You seem to be making that trip a lot this semester!

  4. What a stunning image, it is hard to image that spot filled with people etc


  5. Beautiful shot. So serene. I don't want the people there.

  6. I can't imagine that beautiful isolated place packed with people. it just looks so inviting and striking, and empty - but in the good, quiet come rest awhile way. beautiful.

  7. Lovely! Such a contrast from how I am sure it looks like on Weekends! Great photo and theme!

  8. Such a great shot - love it in B&W :)