Art, Digital Image, Everyday, Landscape, Nature, Outdoors, photography, Photoshop, Seasons, trees

Summer Fades

Black & White photograph of the Foley fountain at the Centennial Park in downtown Foley, Alabama, USA.

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The quality of light is changing, the air smells a little bit like autumn. Hardwoods are still in full-leaf, but they’re getting ready for the changing season. It’s difficult to put a finger on precise changes, but they are coming. Nature’s aromas are different, the air feels different, the light isn’t quite so crisp.

 

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Abstract, Art, Comment, Digital Image, Everyday, Landscape, Nature, ocean, photography

Uncertainty

Photograph of flat water of Mobile Bay covered by a distant fog.

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…Then what should we work for?

Only this: proper understanding, unselfish action; truthful speech. A resolve to accept whatever happens as necessary and familiar, flowing like water from that same source and spring.

Marcus Aurelius, “Meditations” translated by Gregory Hays

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Abstract, Art, Digital Image, Gulf of Mexico, Nature, ocean, photography, Photoshop, Weather

Surreal Surf

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Surf and clouds manipulated a little bit in Photoshop. This was created at Fort Morgan, Alabama a day after Hurricane Barry tore through New Orleans. Weather in southern Alabama wasn’t so horrible: a light breeze and some rain with a little flooding in places. The photo has been dramatized, sensationalized and colorized, but other than that – it’s exactly as I envisioned it.

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Abstract, Art, Blossoms, Flowers, Nature, photography

Flawless Orchid Blossom

 

 

Photograph of a flawless, white orchid blossomI spyed this orchid plant in a local home improvement store. It had eight flawless blossoms. I couldn’t pass it up; bought it, took it home and will continue taking photos of it until the spirit no longer moves me. It’s rare to find such perfection.

 

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