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Jardin botanique du Nouveau-Brunswick / The New Brunswick Botanical Garden

Saint-Jacques (Madawaska) New/Nouveau-Brunswick

 

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Just a moment in time..well...1/125 of a second..which is why this image is so bright..I am lucky this hummingbird came out as well as he did at such a slow shutter speed..I was shooting in manual mode..which I am really coming to love..I had been shooting something darker when he came along and I didn't change the exposure value..is that what it's called..that deal I dial and try to keep in the center..lol..sorry not a techie! I could look it up but am too tired!

 

Happy Shades of Yellow (and Feathery) Friday to one and all!

 

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Hoje em Brasilia.. final de domingo!!!

Zaanse Schans-The Netherlands

 

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIWieD8B60w&feature=youtu.be - Daniel Kolbialka, "Distant Voices"

 

As you practice, you improve.

Not at everything, but at many things:

at enough things to make "practice"

a mantra worth practicing.

 

Moments are worth practicing: finding them, sensing them, feeling them,

seeing them, stealing them, holding them; for however long forever might be.

 

Conscious…and subconscious…and unconscious meet

in sweet union with each other.

Fleeting moments of life, in life, about life – with practice – may be “seen”

with the unconscious,

with the subconscious,

and become moments of the forever conscious.

 

“I saw that,” you may say.

“I felt that.”

“I heard that.”

“I sensed that.”

It was but a moment…that now feels frozen and eternal.

A moment you can almost reach out a touch.

 

With practice you can –

sometimes, if not enough of the time,

with attention and intention -

capture moments purposefully.

 

No, it's not quite capture on-demand,

but to capture a moment often enough,

to savor, in your own time,

these moments of life…sublime.

 

(Note: this narrative needs work; it will get it. The amount of on-flickr rewrites currently stands at: 4).

 

Image from my backyard, along the fence, near the trash cans, in the alley.

 

Textures:

Distressed Jewel - www.distressedtextures.com/

Flypaper Textures (new Autumn Painterly) - flypapertextures.blogspot.com/

Parc national du Bic

Le Bic (Bas-Saint-Laurent) Québec

 

Le parc national du Bic est situé dans l'estuaire maritime du Saint-Laurent. Ses caps, baies, anses, îles et montagnes en font depuis toujours sa fierté.

 

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Parc national du Bic National Park

Le Bic (Bas-Saint-Laurent) Quebec

 

Located in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Parc national du Bic proudly showcases its capes, bays, coves, islands, and mountains.

 

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on a one of my hikes in the fall woods last week.

 

(and sometimes nature does all of the 'sliding' for you.. HSS :)

wishing you a happy weekend....

 

thanks to

biebe www.flickr.com/photos/27516608@N08/&

boshaft www.flickr.com/photos/8495373@N06/..

60++ to go till sunday.........

 

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Location: Putrajaya Malaysia

a shot from my Canon 10d wt tamron 18 - 250mm

terima kasih - thank you - syukran - for your kind interest & support...really appreciate & take good care always ...rgds tank/sulaiman

"Language... has created the word "loneliness" to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word "solitude" to express the glory of being alone.

   

~Paul Johannes Tillich - The Eternal Now

   

Deciding the title for this one left me with two choices; 1. give it a title based on what you see 2. give it a title according to what you felt at the time of the capture. So, number 2 it is... Having said that, the title could just as well have been 'Paradise' because that is exactly what I see!

 

Thank you very much for all your wonderful comments, favs and invites! That is very much appreciated! I wish you all a brilliant friday and an excellent weekend ahead!

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My first attempt at texture In photoshop

  

Texture By Kim Klassen

Help me name this......lol

"I want to know if you can be alone with yourself and if you truly like the company you keep in the empty moments."

~Oriah Mountain Dreamer

 

"Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life."

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

I have been doing a lot of traveling lately. Getting up early to begin my drive at sunrise and coming home at sunset. For some, the driving would seem tedious. I tend to see it differently, as I am getting to witness the most beautiful landscapes and light each day! This was a photo I took from the driver's side window last week with my little point and shoot camera on my way to work. It just goes to show that you don't need a fancy camera or a perfect vantage point to get an interesting photograph. So now I am off again at sunrise - will check your streams at sunset!

   

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« Nous sommes nés seul, nous vivons seul et nous mourons seul. Il n’y a seulement qu’à travers nos amours et nos amitiés que nous nous donnons l’illusion, pour un moment, de ne pas être seul. »

(Orson Welles)

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« We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone. »

(Orson Welles)

 

polaroid 669 expired film

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colorpack2 camera

make it difficult to remember that these are wild animals. A wonderful moment but one that makes me fearful for their safety and survival.

 

May 29, 2009 (DSC_0690)

The only day in Arizona that was not tack clear........But it still can't soften the Red Rocks.......

(processed using AKVIS software that I am trying)

I had my folks visit me and hence the inactivity in case I was not showing up on your streams for a few days :) I intend to catch up as and when I could and as much as I could. In case I am not able to be as frequent as I used to be, I can only keep trying :)

 

I remember going to the Tower Bridge back in 2010 when I first visited the UK for a few months and back then I was still coming to terms with night photography and really have not done much before that. I managed to get a few shots that were good but definitely not something I was happy with. As I had to take my folks to London for some sightseeing anyway, I figured giving it another try would not hurt...

 

So here I was after all these years re-living those moments with my mind awash with so many thoughts and fascinations about one of the most beautiful and iconic bridges in the world! My only gripe was that the fountain close to this place has become uncared for with so much trash thrown around. So instead I used the railings to create some perspective...

 

EXIF - 301 sec f/9 ISO 50 16mm

Lee 6 Stop ND Filter

 

Hope everyone's doing as good as ever and thanks for stopping by!

ISO50

21mm

f/9.0

0.8 sec

3 & 2 stop Hi-tech GND's

This is Tea Tree Bay at beautiful Noosa on Queenslands sunshine coast. I met up with Sam and Lockie on Saturday morning and luckily we managed to dodge most of the showers and were rewarded with some lovely lighting.

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Each moment contais a hundred messages from God.

Molana Jalal Uddin Rumi.

 

Taken from my apartment"s terrace.

 

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