DEFINING SERENITY

Serenity - Weekly Photo Challenge, an image that defines serenity.

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It’s very early. Past dawn, but so early the morning mist still blankets the valley. The world is yawning, stretching. In less than an hour, the sun will be high in the sky. The mist will disperse. The trees will sparkle in the sunshine. For this brief interval, there is utter peaceful. The definition of serenity.

LIGHT IN BLACK AND WHITE – CEE’S CHALLENGE

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Lights

There’s light … and there’s light. Natural light from the sun, the stars, the moon. And lights from lamps, streetlights, LEDs. From wherever it emanates, light is life.

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Quality of Light - Black & White

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MORNING LIGHT BREAKING THROUGH — LIKE LIFE

Frame of Mind — If you could paint your current mood onto a canvas, what would that painting look like? What would it depict?


Early morning. Sun coming through and the mist in the woods is lifting. Like life. misty morning 1

MID SUMMER FULL TILT BOOGIE

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The garden is full of lilies and roses. We even have a couple of daisies. Pink and dark red fairy roses are heavy on the bushes.

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This is it, the peak of the season. The spider wort (there isn’t much of it this year, but there are a few stems showing buds) is almost ready to flower.

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This is as good as it will be all season and I have photographic proof!

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If you look carefully, you can see the huge dead rose-bush under the day lilies which are a bit flat from the heavy rains the other day.

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LILIES IN THE WOODS

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The day lilies have spread from the garden to the woods. Backlit by the sun, they are truly glorious. And huge. I know I’ve gotten shorter … but I’m pretty sure that lilies didn’t use to be 6 feet tall … or were they?

EDGY

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Things with Edges

So many edges, so little time. Even soft things can be edgy. Flower petals, concrete and glass, steel and glass, bridge girders, and the light through a window all make their own edges. Really, it’s all about the light.


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Bouquet in bright sun
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Bridge over the Little Colorado
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Sunlight, blinds and a picture window
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Steel and glass shaft in hospital lobby