A walk through the Birmingham Botanical Garden seemed like the perfect way to begin a cool, actually a cold, Saturday morning. The garden was dressed in its best holiday attire.
But unfortunately that meant at every turn another photographer was set up to shoot engagement photos, baby pictures, and lots of family photos for Christmas cards. In many places it was a challenge to keep from photo bombing these sessions.
Only two weeks before the first day of winter, fall colors were still evident in many areas of the garden.
And of course artwork added to the natural beauty.
Following the paths we met many others enjoying an early morning walk in the garden.
The greenhouse full of cactus and succulents added some color
in contrast to the bare crepe myrtles lining the entrance.
No professional photos for us. Just a holiday selfie.