This entry was posted on August 25, 2012 by Lemony. It was filed under Abstract, Maine, Pond and was tagged with abstract, Nature Photography, Panasonic Lumix LX5, Photography, Pond.
I want to download this, blow it up, print it out, and have a poster of it in front of me with to meditate. I would add background music of a water droplets and for me, instant calm. Staring into that stick at the bottom and the small “eddies” around it. Repeat after me: zone, zone, zone. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm.
August 25, 2012 at 2:30 pm
Wow, what a wonderful response to this image. Thank you so much for these nice words.
August 27, 2012 at 12:26 am
There’s an Oriental side of the artist in you that comes out when you share these meditational visions. Love it when this happens!
August 25, 2012 at 6:27 pm
I appreciate very much this observation, Gary. Thank you.
August 27, 2012 at 12:30 am
This image describes the soft focus of reverie wonderfully.
August 25, 2012 at 8:05 pm
Thank you very much, Karen.
I love the way you’ve captured the surface tension perfectly, which might look a lot easier to do than it really is. Excellent picture!
August 25, 2012 at 8:26 pm
Thank you, Allen. You have described beautifully what I sought to capture here: thank you for your words and compliment.
August 27, 2012 at 12:32 am
There’s a real wonderful tenderness, and respect for your subject in this shot that says a lot about your approach to the world I think.
August 25, 2012 at 8:40 pm
Thank you for such kind words, Richard. I am really moved by this comment.
August 27, 2012 at 12:33 am
Fascinating to look at. All the elements have a sinking in feeling.
August 25, 2012 at 11:45 pm
Thank you so much for your comment. Yes, there is a sinking-in feeling to this image. I love how you put that!
August 26, 2012 at 11:34 pm
This is so beautiful Melanie.. I love the colours and water tension but I am distracted by the leaf? reflection at the top left and I confess I would have PS it out or cropped above the 1st leaf to make it square..
August 27, 2012 at 1:10 am
Interesting suggestion, Helen. For me the leaf contributes to the image, but I can see how it could also be distracting. I’m interested to try cropping it out to see how it changes the image. I don’t have PS, but I can definitely do the crop. Thanks for the idea! I’m always grateful for feedback like that.
September 1, 2012 at 2:00 am
August 27, 2012 at 2:07 am
I love this composition. It is a little different, but for me it works! I also like the use of surface tension to bring depth and interest to the image. Nice job Melanie!
September 8, 2012 at 3:08 am
September 10, 2012 at 5:45 pm
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