My Captured Moment – Woodland Walk

My Captured Moment today was taken whilst on an impromptu, but beautiful woodland walk in some woods nearby to our house.

I love just suddenly deciding to chuck on your shoes, or your wellies, depending on the day, and going out; exploring the local area and the countryside and getting a good dose of fresh air.

Luckily for us this was a beautifully sunny day. The sky was blue and the air was warm.

We wandered around the woodland and let Holly tell us which way to go by following the various arrows on the posts dotted around the pathways.

We played eye-spy as we trundled along and looked out for acorns, birds, funny looking sticks and other fun things we could find.

As the wood became thicker I remember as Holly walked a little bit closer to us, held back from running off into the distance as she usually does, and told us she was scared of bears!

I must admit, when the trees became a lot more dense, even I clung to Mikey a little more too!

Then, as we neared the car park ready to go home agin, we came across a clearing with this beautifully old and vast tree.  Damaged by storms it had now canopy and was just the stump complete with its larger broad and winding branches.

Perfect for a photo I thought. So we popped Holly up onto one of the branches for a teensy photo shoot!

She wasn’t really very impressed at all.  After the novelty wore off, and  only a couple of photos it was time to come back down again.  But at least I managed this shot before we all drove home again after our pretty perfect woodland walk.

My Captured Moment - Woodland Walk

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  1. 29th May 2015 / 11:55 am

    What a lovely post, I love the photograph. We’ve been getting out & about this week during half term, my kids are always happiest outside. Stopping by from #PoCoLo Lizzie XO

    • 29th May 2015 / 5:09 pm

      Thank you. Oh I’m pleased to hear you’ve been having a fun packed half term. Kids just love the outdoors don’t they. Steph xxx

  2. 27th May 2015 / 9:02 am

    Gorgeous photo Steph and love that you’ve made it black and white. Thanks for linking up to #MyCapturedMoment xxx

  3. 26th May 2015 / 11:49 pm

    I love taking photos of the kids in trees. That is one huge tree, you could even fit all my lot up there lol. This is a lovely photo, even if she wasn’t that impressed with being there 😀 #mycapturedmoment

    • 29th May 2015 / 5:15 pm

      Hahaha – yes! The amount of times us mums put our poor kids in silly or precarious situations just for a photo eh!! Hehehehe. Steph xxx

  4. 24th May 2015 / 10:15 pm

    Great picture, looks fab in black and white x

    • 29th May 2015 / 6:35 pm

      Thank you so much. Was a great walk, and an even better memory. Steph xxx

  5. 24th May 2015 / 3:29 pm

    Aw gorgeous honey, such a lovely picture xxx

  6. 23rd May 2015 / 7:36 pm

    Lovely photo Steph and I love how clearly you remember going there! So sweet xx #mycapturedmoment

  7. 21st May 2015 / 8:49 pm

    What an amazing tree it looks rapped around her #mycapturedmoment

  8. 21st May 2015 / 5:25 pm

    A gorgeous picture! I love black and white pictures, they have such atmosphere! And yes chucking wellies on and going out for a walk is one of my favourite things to do too xx

  9. 21st May 2015 / 4:12 pm

    The photo is more dramatic & romantic in black and white! What a real lovely tree =) #mycapturedmoment

  10. 21st May 2015 / 1:15 pm

    That picture is beautiful and so pretty. Love black and white images. The tree looks impressive! Lovely moment hun. Jess x #mycapturedmoment

  11. 21st May 2015 / 9:06 am

    Such a beautiful picture, I just love how detailed the tree looks in black and white!xx

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