image posted in response to Nancy Merrill Photography weekly photo challenge
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spring creek … paused
spring creek … in motion
Image and video submitted in response to Nancy’s (Nancy Merrill Photography) photo a week challenge: water
a relatively enduring and general evaluation of an object, person, group, issue, or concept on a dimension ranging from negative to positive.
…something I think I have an abundance of:
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“I’ve waited for you
for a long time” – for your song,
my mountain cuckoo ~Issa*
This week, show us a photo of whatever you’d like, but make sure it’s saturated. It can be black and white, a single color, a few hues, or a complete rainbow riot; just make sure it’s rich and powerful. Let’s turn the comments into an instant mood-booster!
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Initially posted on September 27, 2013
The Spring of my Life
Trans: Sam Hamill
In all things, the Way does not want to be obstructed, for if there is obstruction, there is choking; if the choking does not cease, there is disorder, and disorder harms the life of all creatures ~Chuang-Tzu*
When I chisel a wheel, if the blows of the mallet are too gentle, the chisel slides and won’t take hold. But if they’re too hard, it bites in and won’t budge. Not too gentle, not too hard–you can get it in your hand and feel it in your mind. You can’t put it into words, and yet, there’s a knack to it somehow. I can’t teach it to my son, and he can’t learn it from me. ~Wheelwright P’ien*
Tao of Photography Seeing Beyond Seeing
Philippe L. Gross & S.I. Shapiro
initially posted on September 21, 2013
merging lines with light and shadow
the eye that is penetrating sees clearly,
the ear that is penetrating hears clearly,
the nose that is penetrating distinguishes odors,
the mouth that is penetrating distinguishes flavors,
the mind that is penetrating has understanding,
and the understanding that is penetrating has virtue. ~ CHUANG-TZU
initially posted in August, 2012
while the one
peels a white peach
the other weeps
cited: Makoto Ueda, Far Beyond the Field
iPhone 7 f/1.8 1/5s 3.99mm
dark figure on light ground…9 of 10
rule of odds