a nice evening to be barefoot in the grass, spreading dandelions all over the place :)


So after yesterday's post about fears and how I feel that one day I'm going to get over my bird fear. That exact thing happened. While I was walking home from taking this photo I came across a bird with a broken wing on the ground. I didn't know what to do but I couldn't just leave it there. After a few minutes I just took a deep breath and picked it up in my hands and carried back to my house, granted I was saying one long continous "ohgod ohgod ohgod" the whole time....but still....I knew that it was supposed to be the time for me to get over this stupid bird fear. Right now the bird is outside my door, in a box with some food and water and some fabric to keep it warm....I'm hoping it makes it through the night.



  • carolinesunshine 3y

    congratulations on overcoming your fear! this photo is gorgeous!
  • priscila♥elise 3y

    what theeeeee. this is heavenly.
    and kudos for taking care of the poor baby bird ):
  • Sergio Cabezas 3y

  • Emily White 3y

    awww this is so magaical!
  • heather pryor 3y

    keep us posted on his progress..xoxo
  • Anna Jul 3y

    sooo amazing joel!! the light, the dandelion seeds, everything about this shot is perfect ツ
    awwn that poor little bird! I hope he'll survive!!
  • Visual Metaphor 3y

    utter perfection.
  • LaLaMiMiSaSa 3y

    for some reason, this picture just screams summer to me. good progress toward getting over your fear!
  • Amanda Curry 3y

    absolutely stunning! everything about it is perfect and beautiful :) excellent work!!!
  • Bailey Rogers 3y

    this is breathtaking, you're amazing!
  • Structure & Spontaneity by .K. 3y

    beautiful image!
    love the composition.
  • Alessia 3y

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  • Sarah Allegra 3y

    Good for you!! You knew it was time to face that fear, and you didn't let it stand in the way of your compassion. I'm sending good energy the bird's way :) And I love how this photo ties into that story, you must be feeling much lighter after getting rid of that fear :)
  • kathyjphotography 3y

    This is beautiful (:
  • L-O-V-E1 3y

    that is just a beautiful photograph.. it makes me happy.. Hope the little bird was alright x
  • Shane Black 3y

    Oh my. This is just magical.
  • Haley Mai Anderson MacPhee 3y

    oh woah. the detail in this is perfect ! ♥
  • gardencat13 3y

    Great shot and very deserving winner.
  • Mcggorjess Photography 3y

    Incredible, everything is so perfect, the lighting&details are goreous!
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