Today I stumbled across a root on my way to the post office. It just lay there on the sidewalk beside a huge mound of snow. My reaction: grab it and throw it into the back of the car! Beautiful!!!
I feel like my instinct is getting more fine tuned to natural objects that I come across. I don't even give it a second thought.
Once I got home, this is what I had in my studio:
Then I grabbed the zoom lens and found what I was looking for: