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(3 image HDR).. Took this earlier today.. as it's such a beautiful day here.. It is the pond at Cockwood.. View On Black
Thanks for looking.. Have a great day..
today we awoke to the first autumn frost
the warmth of the summer is all but lost
autumn has passed without a big sigh
and now we await the snow you cry !
but frosty mornings bring their appeal
as we walk in the sun and suddenly feel
the fresh crisp air blow through our hair
each season comes with its beauty so rare !
the ice maiden has come but melts in the sun
but before this she dances for fun
she jumps over leaves and floats over trees
dew drops and crystals behind her she leaves !
taken through the car windscreen early this morning !
2 months ago today, I finished work early so I could go visit my dad in hospital, little did I know at the time that it would be the last time I would see him alive. I am grateful I got to see him for at least half an hour before things took a turn for the worse. We waited a long 9 hours by his bed side for his body to give up and I can honestly say those were the most painful hours I have ever experienced in my whole life, and I really hope I never have to go through that again. The silence that filled his room the moment he stopped breathing was chilling, we were part relieved that he was in peace but mostly we were absolutely devastated that this was the end and we would never see or speak to him again.....
I had the greatest honor of delivering his eulogy at the funeral and I read out a poem at the end which I hoped would bring peace not only to us as his family but to his many friends and colleagues who were just as shocked at his departure and tonight it brings me peace so I would like to share it with you all too:
You can shed tears
that he is gone.
Or you can smile because he lived.
You can close your eyes and
pray that he will come back.
Or you can open your eyes and
see all that he has left.
Your heart can be empty because
you can't see him.
Or you can be full of the love
that you shared,
You can turn your back on
tomorrow and live for yesterday,
Or you can be happy for tomorrow
because of yesterday.
You can remember him and
only that he is gone.
Or you can cherish his
memory and let it live on,
You can cry, close your mind,
be empty, and turn your back.
Or you can do what he would
have wanted, smile, open your
eyes, love and move on.
Today I got up very early to catch this beautiful sunrise at the edge of a village.
The original photo is not edited or changed in any way. The only thing I did was adding the border.
Have a good weekend, my friends!!!
Please view on BLACK, FULLSCREEN!
It was a beautiful day yesterday, with warm sunshine and a blue sky... back to the cold today, but hopefully, not for long!
My wednesday soft tones image for today.
The first of april is always a memorable day for me (read "I am tagged")
I will start this day with a special thought for my son Brian.
~ On Explore # 67, first of april 2009. Thank you ALL ! ~
"Life is a rollercoaster, you just got to ride it"
~ Ronan Keating ~
Just kind of relaxing today watching the sun go in and out of the clouds so i decided to relive some old memories and go back through the archives. I am not really sure how I missed this one before...
Taken on a Northern Cascades trip back over Labor day weekend 2008.
Mount Shuksan in the sunrise over Picture lake on a very very cold morning.
Exposure:0.067 sec (1/15)
Focal Length:18 mm
2 stop soft grad to balance exposure in the sky
From my series of shots a few weeks ago, this was a vertical that I've cropped to create some sky-water symmetry.
A late night yesterday meeting parents of my students for the year has caused some morning grogginess today. I need something to brighten up my day---like this scene :)
Banff National Park, Canada
As a final step for the exhibition, I went through some of my boxes of paintings and came across this one. It's a small painting but against the frame of plum (a bit more pink than shows here), I really loved the mood of it. I remember painting it, and hunted through my flickr uploads thinking I had posted it and could find the name I had given it. After 90 minutes, I gave up -- and could find it - surprised that I never posted the painting. So I named it last night after it was matted ... funny. The view is familiar to me and one I often paint - it's inspired by the many ponds and lakes we have in my area and those wild grasses that seem to catch my fancy.
My son and his new bride came to dinner last night, so good to catch up!
I'm mighty tired today after such an intense weekend...it'll be a while regaining my momentum ....
Have a terrific week!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2011 everyone! May today mark the beginning of many new joys and accomplishments and a continuation of all of the good things that you have already achieved. Thanks for the friendship and sweet memories last year and i'm looking forward for more amazing photos from your all this year.
My New resolution is to stop being soooooo lazy in everything!
~Love from Nora :)
I took this shot earlier today. It was cold and I had just made some adjustments on my camera after realizing that my earlier shots of the day were pretty much botched because I made an error in my mind. You see I forgot to reset my white balance from the other day. The truck heard my curse.
© Jeff R. Clow
First light on the Canadian Rockies at the Crowfoot Glacier in Banff National Park.
If you have a moment, press "L" on your keyboard to see this at the larger size.
Thanks - as always - for stopping by my photostream today. Much appreciated.
Today early morning while i was traveling to Anuradhapura i went Kalpitiya Lagoon, and could capture this shot. All are busy with their meal and its great view.
The snow was flying early today when I snapped this pic at the side of the roadway. It was scary and dangerous to even stop !
It's not sensor dust you see, it's large snow flakes!
When I stepped outside in Gympie it was 4deg C & here I was thinking that the coast would be nice & warm..Ha..It was blowing a gale from the south straight along the beach & freezing.
The sun was blocked behind a low bank of cloud out to sea but we did get a short burst of sky colour.
Canon 50D & 10-22@12mm.
2.5sec@f8, ISO100. CPL & Cokin P121.
I got there today at 6:45 am, and they weren't supposed to open the gates until 7:00 am, but they let me in at 6:50 am; first civilian. I hit the East Side and had to stop here on the way to my destination to take a couple of snaps. My car said it was like 36°F/2°C, but when I was out it seemed warm without a jacket.
In my next life, may I come back as a plant -- any plant except what they consider to be a "weed" -- at The Morton Aboretum! (They do not treat "weeds" kindly here. :)
Aerial combat in the grey skies above Holme Fen earlier today.
Seen in Explore.
Popped out early this morning for this, the scene is not yet lit by direct sunlight allowing a fairly dark sky to seem bright in comparison. The dark under the tree is not shadow but a lack of wheat that close to it. Second "yellow" themed landscape today, though this is more of a golden brown, hey, close enough.
At Michaelstone-y-Fedw between Cardiff and Newport.
Today we went for shopping. And he bought me this cute cheburashka. I love this little one. Coz i used to watch his cartoon when i was kid.
Story about him:
Cheburashka (Russian: About this sound Чебурашка (help·info)), also known as Topple in earlier English translations, is a character in children's literature, from a 1966 story by the Russian writer Eduard Uspensky. He is also the protagonist (voiced by Klara Rumyanova) of the stop-motion animated film series by Soyuzmultfilm studio, the first episode of which was made in 1969.
According to the story, Cheburashka is a funny little creature, unknown to science, who lives in the tropical forest. He accidentally gets into a crate of oranges, (possibly American or Australian as the crates are labeled in English) eats his fill, and falls asleep. Cheburashka is not a personal name; it is a species name invented by the puzzled director of the shop where he is found. The salesman takes the animal out and sits him on the table, but his paws are numb after the long time spent in the crate, and he tumbles down ("cheburakhnulsya" (чебурахнулся), a Russian colloquialism, "tumbled" in English) from the table onto the chair and then from the chair, where he could not sit, for the same reason, onto the floor. The director of the shop, who witnesses the scene, called him Cheburashka. Words with this root were archaic in Russian; Uspensky gave them a new lease on life. (The Explanatory Dictionary of the Living Great Russian Language of Vladimir Dal gives the meaning of "cheburashka" as another name for the roly-poly toy.)
More about him : en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheburashka
Song from movie: www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9ZRcgRm4ds&feature=related
early this morning in de Betuwe ( Netherlands )
I went out early again today. At first there was wall-to-wall sunshine, then half way through my walk threatening clouds began to roll in across the Dublin mountains. Tonight's forecast is for hail, thunder and ground frosts where the sky clears! So much for summer!
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I saw this earlier today
"I live in my own little world................
But it's OK..............
They know me there"
I don't know who said this first but it kinda sums things up for me.
I got finished work early today and my plan was try and get a few HDR shots of this old pier at home...was not looking great until the dark clouds moved then this vibrant sunset just happened was great getting out shooting!
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Daniel Bradley Photography
The early Polynesian settlers called the country Aotearoa, meaning Land of the Long White Cloud. It is a name by which New Zealand is quite often known.
Close to the Australian continent, New Zealand shares much of its history and culture with Australia.
Captain James Cook sailed around New Zealand in the Endeavour in 1769 on his voyage of discovery of Australia. On his three voyages around the New Zealand coast, he not only mapped the area but also provided place names, many of which still exist today.
Today I'm Feeling Mellow, So Let's Start Our Day With Happy Yellow
Today Completed Gail's Radiation Treatment, they removed her
Catheter without problem, yet it was a bit painful for her. Next
Thursday she has an appointment with the Surgeon, then following that
she will return to the Cancer Center for a follow up. We now have to
wait for the Oncotest to come back, based on the results of that will
determine if any Chemo is necessary if not she will still have to
take Hormone Medication for (5) years....She retired early this
evening as she was extremely tired and in some discomfort from today's
ordeal. Anyhow the prognosis is good, we are comfortable with it and
kind of have some peace of mind for a change....I wish at this time to
thank everyone for the support, kind words, thoughts and prayers you
have offered, it was and is so awesome the people on Flickr that took
the time to empathize with us during this emotional and fearful event
in our lives....God Bless You All !!
Frank and I came to Anglesea for the weekend to take lots of photos. We got up early and caught this beautiful sunrise. Even though I'm still having my flickr break, I just had to share this one with you guys. Frank has posted a photo of me taking this shot here Have a great weekend everyone!
I have had the best day today, woke up early to discover the amazing snow so hopped out of bed to wake my daughter up, she was already up but hadnt looked out of the window yet, so I showed her and straight away she wanted out! GMTV reported that all schools were closed in Somerset so a day of fun in the snow were to be had, we built a huge 3 tier snowman, the likes of which have never been possible in our garden. I then did a little self portrait photo out in the garden (checkout my stream), in the evening Alysia went to my parents for the night and so myself, my partner Trevor and a friend of ours Jason went upto Blagdon Hill with our cameras, the snow up there was incredible, fields of virgin snow and a wonderful sunset made for heavenly photography, we had a little contest with an 11pm deadline to post our best pic on facebook and tag each other, this is my entry...
Early Morning Sunrise over Smith Rock State Park.
it was amazing to watch the light change as the sun came up behind me.....I waited patiently until the light went flat....I have lots of shots where the shadow of the horizon is on these rocks about half way down!
I had quite an adventure over the last 2 days and today I was rained out.....
Hope you are all having a great weekend
Focal Length:11 mm
3 stop soft grad to balance the sky and foreground
March Madness Meetup for the PDX Nightowls...Check it out!!!!
This was my view looking out the window on the ramp of my morning flight today......I have been seeing this view a lot lately......
Taken with the new Canon G11
Earlier today I had a chance to explore the Thames Tunnel - an underwater tunnel beneath the River Thames, built between 1825 and 1843. It measures 11m wide by 6m high and is about 400m long. It was the first tunnel known to have been constructed successfully underneath a navigable river. It was used by pedestrians until it became part of the London Overground railway network. The Thames Tunnel is not usually open to the public, this weekend being an exception.
I was looking at this image earlier today and noticed I had misinterpreted it. I thought it was three drops on one blade of grass. In fact. It is two blades intersecting at the top, providing mutual support for each other. So, I reworked it a bit and am re-releasing it.
I mean it also as a thanks to all the fine people here on flickr who are constantly and consistently giving me encouragement and feedback on my work. It is invaluable and greatly appreciated. I hope I am helping you all a little bit with my feedback as well. It certainly is fun!
today i rise more early than usual.offer my fajar prayer to a different mosque.go to one of my old spot the man do not want to stand up.but i am very much determine...
Early morning, still night darkness
The Cathedral of Linköping is the second biggest church in Sweden, and is 110 m long and 107m in height.
Year 1153 was the stone church with certainty completed, which emerges from the documents of the Church Council in the same year, it was then a Romanesque basilica and about half as large as today.
9" x 12"
HAPPY FIVE YEARS OF DAILY PAINTING AND BLOGGING!!!
Today marks the fifth year of my daily painting -- five years!!! Blows me away too ... ! Though I could not post daily due to trips out of the country or internet access, I have painted something -- very often not masterpieces!!! LOL - every day. WHEW!
Folks often ask me how I manage to paint every day -- and the truth is - YOU do. Your constant, considerate, generous comments have kept me going day after day, year after year. Your kind encouragement has kept me on the journey -- and I sincerely, deeply, humbly -- THANK YOU!
HERE'S TO THE NEXT FIVE!
Today one of the summit craters of Etna, the Voragine, is producing a very strong degassation. This view is from the terrace of my home in Paternó.
"The Voragine is the only one of Etna's four summit craters, which has not erupted in the past decade - it was last seen in Strombolian activity in early October 1999, a few weeks after it had produced one of the most powerful explosive paroxysms on record at Etna in the past more than 100 years.
This morning, on 27 February 2013, the Bocca Nuova started erupting again, and this new episode was very similar to a series of miniature paroxysms from the Bocca Nuova we've seen earlier this year, from mid-January until early February - before the New Southeast Crater celebrated its triumphant return on the scene." (Boris Behncke - INGV volcanologist).
Nikkor 50mm f/1.4.
Up and out early today hoping to miss the bad weather that is apparently coming. Already had rain, hail, sunshine and high winds.
Holm wood has quite a number of fungi still about, mostly the usual suspects - Turkey Tail, Birch Polypore, Leafy Brain, Curtain crust etc. This was the only terrestrial fungi visible, all the more special as I have not come across this before.
Today, 4:30am, my alarm clock was ringing. Wanted to caught the sunrise with ground fog above the seascape. At the first stop I was just overwhelmed about the amazing view. Merely 15 minutes until sunrise... so stepped in the car. But: nothing happened. The engine kept silent. While waiting for the tow truck, the sun rised so unbelievable above the fields. Cherry on the cake were the two herons, who approached.
For all eager for knowledge:
my starter was broken and will be repaired on Monday...
Heute morgen klingelte mein Wecker noch vor den Hühnern - um 4:30 Uhr! Ich wollte unbedingt den Sonnenaufgang über die in Bodennebel gehüllten Boddengewässer fotografieren. Schon beim ersten Halt, den ich machte, stockte mir der Atem über die Schönheit der Natur in diesem noch nicht erwachten Zustand. Aber es trennten mich nur noch 15 min. vom Sonnenaufgang. Also rein ins Auto und .... beim Starten passierte gar nix! Der Wagen sagte keinen Ton!
Nach einigen erfolglosen Versuchen rief ich den Automobilclub an. Während ich auf diesen wartete, ging ganz leise und langsam die Sonne über den Wiesen auf. Der Anblick war unbeschreiblich. Und als Krönung des Ganzen flogen schließlich noch zwei Fischreiher ein.
Für alle, die es noch wissen wollen: der Anlasser ist kaputt und es wird mindestens bis Montag dauern, bis ich den Wagen wieder habe...
Early morning from the lookout. It's been pouring down today since this photo was taken, must be Wellington seeing off the royals today...
I've just shot this scene today, early morning, with my new compact camera while driving to work... I just had to stop and contemplate after so much snow in the last days.... Bright and peaceful view of the sky mirrored on the gold water. Naturally beautiful.
Any other comment, I'll leave it up to you.
No PP, just posted as shot, the camera set automatically in Sunset Mode and did it like this
Ho scattato questa scena con la mia nuova compattina stamattina, andando al lavoro... Mi sono dovuto per forza fermare e contemplare tanta bellezza dopo la neve appena passata... Una vista placida e luminosa del cielo riflesso sull'acqua dorata. Naturalmente bella.
Gli altri commenti li lascio a voi...
Nessun ritocco, la macchina si è settata da sola in modalità Tramonto.
Empty road. Yes, I took this whilst driving earlier today. I survived
I shot this early morning today, though initially I wanted to avoid the log, but I felt it just adds up to the composition. It was early morning, not much light, but I didn't want to increase the ISO, instead used a slower shutter speed.
My spell checker complains about the word Perflection :-)
Please let me know your comments.
Have a lovely and peaceful weekend everyone, and see you in a week. It is family time before school starts. I will be checking my mail and from time to time I will update my groups. Take care!
I'm not a morning person, but after picking trough the window early today, I decided to grab the camera and capture the first sun rays of the day...
My photography is mostly nature. I enjoy macro photography a lot, but it is difficult to decide what I like the most about this art.
Ninety-four of my photos have made it to Explore, one has appeared on the front page, and others at places 14, 25 and 52. If you’d like to see them, please go to my Explore set.
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Today was the first really frosty morning I have seen on the common this winter. The sky was clear so the low sun cast some pretty good light.
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