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Voir le dégel de la glace

Posted by
Denny Jump (Bellevue, WA, United States) on 19 January 2013 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

See the Thaw from the Ice - Voir le dégel de la glace....

Stand in the cold - but look at the warm;
Within the chill of a cold crowd around you,
Look beyond and look above to see;

In the midst of frozen talk and uncaring eyes
Smile with your heart and know there can be peace
If you stand in the cold but look for the warm;
Your heart will thank you, your spirit will sing;

Denny Jump

OLYMPUS E-510 1/160 second F/5.6 ISO 100 51 mm

** Staples Singers - "Respect Yourself"

- " We do not move forward from a middle opinion, which is undemocratic but mediocratic.
We advance from a creative passion "- (Edgar Morin)

- "To photograph is to hold one's breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It's at
that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson.

::Words from Denny:
- My beliefs, and values, have always been strongly tied-to music, especially Jazz, and Blues.
- The following artists and lyrics seem to "sum-up" where my spirit resides:
EARTH WIND AND FIRE;
"HOLD ON TO YOUR SPIRIT,
ALWAYS FEEL YOUR SOUL....
HONOR THE MAGIC IN YOUR HEART"
; Earth Wind and Fire

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Looks like spring is on the way, but this is probably the beginning of winter | Similar colors, either way.

19 Jan 2013 5:52am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Looks cold and beautiful.

19 Jan 2013 7:38am

Richard from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Amazing how many colours a river goes through in its life

19 Jan 2013 7:54am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

I like the emphasis on the river in the scene

19 Jan 2013 8:30am

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

Great colors esp. the water.

19 Jan 2013 12:21pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

The color is fantastic.

19 Jan 2013 12:48pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

This documents your standing in the cold but looking for the warmth ... and you found it ... a striking shot, Denny.

19 Jan 2013 12:50pm

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Super framing and processing

19 Jan 2013 1:54pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful light in this shot Denny! It gives the ice a beaten copper sheen! Bravo! ;-)

19 Jan 2013 2:56pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

The ice has great nuanced character and I love the trees to top off the scene, plus the Jump words :)

19 Jan 2013 5:47pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

The color and sheen of the ice looks like satin.... that is a pretty scene with the trees. All seems to be in harmony. I enjoyed your verse also, very nice.

19 Jan 2013 7:08pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I'm looking for the warm but, it looks darned cold still. Beautiful light on the ice.

19 Jan 2013 8:24pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful light and color! I love your poem!

20 Jan 2013 1:39am

franz from Baden, Austria

very convincing crop, denny, and a surprising colour contrast bw ice and "green" land !

22 Jan 2013 12:39pm

OLYMPUS E-510
1/160 second
F/5.6
ISO 100
51 mm

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