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A Call to Cull

Ah, back again. I needed to take pause to pay respect to the events of yesterday’s funeral after the violence against the police resulting in their deaths and injuries. Hope lies in its midst, as a community of heart assembles to support one another in caring, healing and recovering.

My computer is full and since I cannot afford a new one, some images have got to go. It is enjoyable to revisit  much of what I have forgotten, sometimes making me pause in reflection, sometimes making me groan with “What was I thinking?” or just plain laughing out loud. I like this  one from April of last year, so am keeping it for now.

 Salisbury 175-2

1/15 sec @f/6.3, ISO 100, 170 mm

10 responses

  1. a beautiful “baby moses in the basket”. a definite keeper!

    June 11, 2014 at 6:47 pm

    • Appreciate your comments. Johnathan , do you know the real name of this flower? Thanks for letting me know the nickname.

      June 11, 2014 at 9:53 pm

  2. I never saw that flower before. What a beauty.

    June 12, 2014 at 6:22 pm

  3. Much darker than normal, when I played with the exposure I liked what the darkness brought out.It is a detail in a larger plant.My eye was taken by the contrasts in the points and edges of the leaves.

    June 13, 2014 at 1:26 pm

  4. I’d be keeping this one, too. Lovely, those irridescent purple edges of the blossom! mmmm.

    June 13, 2014 at 5:08 pm

    • It was those edges that hooked me. I darkened the exposure and cropped the photo during processing.

      June 14, 2014 at 9:07 am

  5. Photo which I admired for a long time.

    June 14, 2014 at 3:34 am

    • Thank you Sartenada, for your compliment.

      June 14, 2014 at 9:05 am

  6. Such a beautiful photo, with beautiful light and beautiful colours.

    June 15, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    • Thank you so much, Otto.Glad I kept it.

      June 15, 2014 at 6:34 pm

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