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Wabi Sabi - Debbie's Back Yard

Posted by
Denny Jump (Bellevue, WA, United States) on 14 April 2019 in Plant & Nature.

My Sister-in-Law, Debbie, has a wonderful array of plants in her back yard (which is HUGE!
I hadn't been over to see her for a while, so, even though it was a gloomy day, I hopped out back and made a few images...

This particular scene reminded me of a typical Wabi-Sabi image that contained old/dead/dying with New/blooming/ Flowering plants ....

.Here we see Red Dogwood, Purple fluffy azalea and other plants.
I hope you like this scene ;-)

DSC-RX10M4 1/160 second F/7.1 ISO 1600 131 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

All wonderfully natural . . way to be.

14 Apr 2019 5:39am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thank you, Ronnie...Debbie has always followed her instincts...she really seems to have a natural touch that she never questions...she just "does!" ;-)

Anne from France

Belles couleurs

14 Apr 2019 6:43am

@Anne: Merci Beaucoup, Anne ;-)

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle prise

14 Apr 2019 11:33am

@Libouton Martine: Merci beaucoup, Martine!!

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

Belle couleurs

14 Apr 2019 1:54pm

@Existence Artistique: Merci Beaucoup

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It's very colorful.

15 Apr 2019 2:21am

@Steve Rice: Thank you, Steve ;-)

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Beautiful painterly textures and colour tones. Lovely interpretation Dennis.

15 Apr 2019 3:21am

@Darkelf Photography: Thank you sir... Have you seen Steve Rice’s for today? Wonderful.. now I an off to gaze upon yours (running backwards today ;-)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Washington sure puts on a show of blooming plants. Lovely colors.

16 Apr 2019 3:43am

DSC-RX10M4
1/160 second
F/7.1
ISO 1600
131 mm (35mm equiv.)