15-01-30 Weekly Photo Challenge – Depth

“Never try to walk across a river just because it has an average depth of four feet.”

Martin Friedman

This week s challenge is depth.

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Other deep views:

http://brokenlightcollective.com/2015/01/30/withstanding-depression/

https://varietyoflight.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/depth/

https://vernetteoutloud.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/weekly-photo-challenge-depth-i/

http://ceenphotography.com/2015/01/30/wp-weekly-photo-challenge-depth/

https://halfaphotograph.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/sunset-shades-and-shadows/

https://bythebriny.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/first/

https://forestgardenblog.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/wpc-depth/

https://idleandboredtwo.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/weekly-photo-depth/

https://acoffeebreakwithmike.wordpress.com/2015/01/31/into-the-fog/

15-01-16 Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity – Take 1

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: serenity

We interrupt this blog to say that Julianne Moore gives an extraordinary performance in Still Alice a decent but not great movie that nonetheless, thanks to Ms. Moore (ably assisted by Kristen Stewart and Alec Baldwin) destroyed the audience at the show I attended.

If I had a boat
I’d go out on the ocean
And if I had a pony
I’d ride him on my boat
And we could all together
Go out on the ocean
Me upon my pony on my boat

Lyle Lovett

I went to The Hudson River Boat Dock in Bear Mountain State Park today.  I needed to be by the river somewhere out of the city. It always centers me. I came back to this week’s photo challenge. Maybe I will do seven posts from this day about serenity. We shall see…

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Other serene views:

https://mackenziekuhns.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/overgrowth/

http://listentothebabe.com/2015/01/16/the-threat-of-happiness/

https://sarazancotti.wordpress.com/2015/01/16/weekly-photo-challenge-serenity/

http://mittenedhands.com/2015/01/16/sleepy-salesman/

http://exploratorius.us/2015/01/16/serenity/

https://derwentvalleyphotography.wordpress.com/2015/01/16/weekly-photo-challenge-serenity/

https://byrnesbeth.wordpress.com/2015/01/16/wrighteous/

https://jimholroyd365.wordpress.com/2015/01/16/weekly-photo-challenge-serenity/

https://nishzjain.wordpress.com/2015/01/16/after-a-storm/

https://solaner.wordpress.com/2015/01/16/weekly-photo-challenge-serenity/

15-01-07 Rorschach Test

Some, too fragile for winter winds
The thoughtful grave encloses—
Tenderly tucking them in from frost
Before their feet are cold.

Never the treasures in her nest
The cautious grave exposes,
Building where schoolboy dare not look,
And sportsman is not bold.

This covert have all the children
Early aged, and often cold,
Sparrow, unnoticed by the Father—
Lambs for whom time had not a fold.

Emily Dickinson

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12-27-14 Triple Play

For no apparent reason on this warm March morning I decided to shoot some multiple exposures. I do this on the street fairly frequently but not often by the river. I’m not 100% certain about the experiment but I believe that this is my favorite.

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12-21-14 The Longest Night

There’s a certain Slant of light,
Winter Afternoons –
That oppresses, like the Heft
Of Cathedral Tunes –
Heavenly Hurt, it gives us –
We can find no scar,
But internal difference –
Where the Meanings, are –
None may teach it – Any –
‘Tis the seal Despair –
An imperial affliction
Sent us of the Air –
When it comes, the Landscape listens –
Shadows – hold their breath –
When it goes, ’tis like the Distance
On the look of Death –
Emily Dickinson
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