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Autumn Sunset on the Water

Posted by
Denny Jump (Bellevue, WA, United States) on 29 September 2018 in Landscape & Rural.

Lilly Pads floating in the water look like silver dollars and gold bullion as they reflect the suns last light. The air is cooler and the days are shorter...The feeling of peace is refreshing in this tense time....
We breath and dream of better times!

NIKON D800 1/25 second F/22.0 ISO 4000 24 mm (35mm equiv.)

** 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

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a gloriously rich Autumn moment this offers . . and, yes, there is a sense welcome of peace, too.

30 Sep 2018 7:28am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thank youso much, Ronnie! I have to say this is one of my favorites... maybe not technically correct but I always try to go for emotion whenever I can ;-) Thank you sir... Cheers to you and Lilli!

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Enchanting tonality!

30 Sep 2018 8:09am

@Francisco Romero: Thank you somuch, Francisco!! Wonderful to hesr from you;-)

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Sheer beauty here, good sir. I love that you shot from a lower angle. This is magical seasonal juju.

30 Sep 2018 1:05pm

@Rick: Thank you so much, sir... and since I Minored in African Studies at California State University, Sacramento, I love the fact that you utilize this word, juju for the most wonderful applucation! I love It! ;-)

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful golden tones captured here!!

30 Sep 2018 6:03pm

@Steven: Thank you so very much, Steven!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Beautiful scene in the warm light.

1 Oct 2018 9:51pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks very much, Steve! I hope all is well;-)

k@ from Paris, France

Such a painterly image, like a Monet, I love the tones and atmosphere of the season, one of my fav (with Springtime ;) Enjoy !

2 Oct 2018 11:39am

karla from Omaha, United States

Soft ripples on the water create movement amidst the colorful lily pads. This has to be a good place to be, in these times of "irritations" (to say the least). The hope always is that things will improve.

14 Nov 2018 12:41am

NIKON D800
1/25 second
F/22.0
ISO 4000
24 mm (35mm equiv.)

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