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The Fountain of Love

Posted by
Denny Jump (Bellevue, WA, United States) on 22 September 2013 in Landscape & Rural.

The wedding Barbara and I attended in August (near Seattle) took place at a very pretty venue. The grounds were full of fountains, grass, and ponds. I did not have much time to capture "scenic" shots but this was one. The setting sun was just beyond this particular large pool and I noticed a really nice pinkish colour being cast about. This was fun to work with.

OLYMPUS E-510 1/400 second F/6.3 ISO 100 180 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

OLYMPUS E-510
1/400 second
F/6.3
ISO 100
180 mm

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